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LS508A: INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE LAW (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

This course considers issues relating to international trade and finance law and addresses the legal and commercial aspects of export-import transactions. It covers trade risks and risk assessment, the law and practice relating to international sale of goods, carriage of goods and insurance matters, international trade finance, digitalisation of international trade and international commercial dispute resolution.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Burcu Yuksel-Ripley

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Law (LS)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course considers issues relating to international trade and finance law and addresses the legal and commercial aspects of export-import transactions. The particular issues selected will vary depending on current developments in the field. However, the indicative topics covered by the course will be the main contracts and risks associated with export-import transactions, Incoterms and bills of lading, the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) in comparison with the Sale of Goods Act 1979, international trade finance (including letters of credit and guarantee); and international commercial dispute resolution by litigation and arbitration.


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 11, 13, 15, 17, 19

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Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Open folder exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

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Resit Assessments

Open book exam

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Course Learning Outcomes

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