International Trade Law
Study the theory and policy that frames international trade law, including principles of the World Trade Organisation, and consider their impact. Learn the rules that govern commercial transactions. Persuade, argue and analyse in the field.
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate a broad and coherent understanding of the principles, regulation and treaties relating to international trade as well as an awareness of the extensive impact of national foreign and trade policy and multination trading relationships upon conduct of international trade;
- use critical thinking and analysis to consider the effectiveness of international trade and current regulation and other issues relating to Australia's international trading relationships;
- demonstrate a well-developed ability to develop persuasive legal arguments and relevant solutions to complex fact based problems relating to International trade law; and
- use advanced communication skills and critical thinking to identify legal issues, evaluate, analyse and apply international trade law principles to questions relating to international trade law matters.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
To enrol in this subject you will need to pass UNE-LAW100 and UNE-LAW101 and (UNE-LAW161 or UNE-LAW162) and (UNE-LAW171 and UNE-LAW172) subjects. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not receive a satisfactory result for UNE-LAW100 and UNE-LAW101 and (UNE-LAW161 or UNE-LAW162) and (UNE-LAW171 and UNE-LAW172).
- EquipmentDetails - Headphones or speakers (may be required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms)
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Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This subject aims to introduce students to the fundamentals of international trade law and institutions. The main emphasis in the unit is on the global perspective of international trade, including its transactional aspects. Among the major topics covered are: the sources, theory and policy of international trade and investment law; the fundamental principles of the WTO; and rules governing commercial transactions.
Written Assessment: 2000 words (approx). Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO) LO: 1-4 Take Home Examination: 3000 words (approx). Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO) LO: 1-4
- Written Assessment (40%)
- Take Home Examination (60%)