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International Trade Law

Undergraduate | UNE-LAW325 | 2024

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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13 Oct 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
16 weeks
Start dates
21 Oct 2024

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International Trade Law

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. 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;
    2. 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;
    3. demonstrate a well-developed ability to develop persuasive legal arguments and relevant solutions to complex fact based problems relating to International trade law; and
    4. 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. 

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UNE-LLB-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Laws (4 Years)
  • UNE-LAW-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Laws (3 Years)
  • UNE-LGS-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Legal Studies

Prior study

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:

and one of

and one of

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).

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - 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).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements:
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook requirements:
    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.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Laws (4 Years)

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Bachelor of Laws (3 Years)

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Bachelor of Legal Studies

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