LLM525 International Trade Law

Updated: 18 July 2019
Credit Points 6
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 1 Online
Armidale Trimester 1 On Campus
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites candidature in JD or LLM or SJD prior to 2015; or candidature in LLM from 2015 (rule a or b - Australian); or candidature in LLM from 2015 (rule a or b - non-Australian) and LLM533; or candidature in LLM from 2015 (rule c) and 48cp including LLM533
Co-requisites None
Restrictions LLM625
Notes None
Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Ottavio Quirico (oquirico@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

This unit 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.

Materials Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate an advanced 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 multinational trading relationships upon the conduct of international trade;
  2. use initiative and judgement to critically discuss the effectiveness or otherwise of the current regulation in governing international trade; and in analysing and synthesising contemporary issues in Australia's international trading relationships, especially with respect to regional trade agreements;
  3. use cognitive and creative skills to identify and critically analyse, synthesise, and consolidate a persuasive and coherent legal argument that applies international trade law principles to complex fact situations and identify remedies available for their enforcement; and
  4. demonstrate a well-developed ability to act independently to present a clear and coherent exposition of the relevant knowledge that evidences legal research, legal reasoning and professional judgment to questions relating to international trade law matters.