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LS503C: WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION: APPLIED ISSUES (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course explores interactions between the WTO and other issues. It critically analyses the classical and contemporary challenges in the context of environment, human rights and labour rights, customs and free trade, security, energy, intellectual property and investment. 

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 explores interactions between the WTO and other issues. It critically analyses the classical and contemporary challenges in the context of environment, human rights and labour rights, customs and free trade, security, energy, intellectual property and investment. 


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: Essay (2000 words) (50%); Online (Written) Debate Contribution (30%); Discussion Board Contribution 20%).

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

Formative Assessment

Multiple Choice Quiz

Feedback

Students will be provided with feedback following each discussion board and debate contribution, as well as on the essay.  Additionally there will be short videos explaining the marking and assessment criteria.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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