INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW

LAW5ITL

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to international trade regulations and institutions, with a focus on GATT/WTO (GATT:General Agreement on Tariffs and TradeWTO:World Trade Organisation) its institutional setting, principles and rules. While it has a comprehensive coverage, the subject is intended as a general introduction to international law concerning trade and business. The principal objective is to establish a solid foundation for students who wish to pursue further studies in specialised legal areas of international trade, international investment and international dispute resolution.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJianfu Chen

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission into: LMJD - Juris Doctor LML- Master of Laws LMLE - Master of Law Entrepreneurship LMLAW - Master of Laws OR have permission of the Law School Director of Postgraduate (Coursework) Programs

Co-requisites LAW5CNA or LAW5LRE

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically understand and describe the law and policy framework governing International Trade.

Activities:
Lectures and reflective journal
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Identify contentious issues in international trade and business.

Activities:
Lectures, reading and reflective journal
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Critically analyse controversial issues in Trade Law and Practice

Activities:
Lectures, reading and reflective journal
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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