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LS553A: CORE PRINCIPLES OF WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION LAW (2021-2022)

Last modified: 16 Aug 2021 13:51


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 Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Lecturer Edouard Fromageau

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. 


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

2x Discussion board contributions (33% each)

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 66
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

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

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Discussion board contribution

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 34
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback
Students will be provided with feedback following each discussion board contribution.  As well as short videos explaining the marking and assessment criteria.
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Oral Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting
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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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