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LS503A: CORE PRINCIPLES OF WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION LAW (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course examines the key foundational principles of WTO law. The principles that the course focuses on include non-discrimination, tariffs, quantitative prohibitions, subsidies, and transparency in sanitary and phytosanitary measures. The course also considers the WTO dispute settlement. 

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Christopher Kee

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course examines the key foundational principles of WTO law. The principles that the course focuses on include non-discrimination, tariffs, quantitative prohibitions, subsidies, and transparency in sanitary and phytosanitary measures. The course also considers the WTO dispute settlement. 


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st attempt: Discussion Board Contribution (34%); Discussion Board Contribution (33%); Discussion Board Contribution (33%).

Resit: Oral exam directed at those learning outcomes not previously achieved.

Formative Assessment

Mulitple Choice / Short Answer Quiz

Feedback

Students will be provided with feedback following each discussion board contribution.  As well as short videos explaining the marking and assessment criteria.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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