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LS451U: INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW (2017-2018)

Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16


Course Overview

This course considers aspects of international trade law and addresses the legal and practical difficulties that may arise in this context. It focuses on the law and practice relating to international sale of goods, international carriage of goods, insurance, financing of international trade, and international commercial dispute resolution by litigation and arbitration.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 25 credits (12.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Burcu Yuksel

Qualification Prerequisites

  • One of Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Law (LS)
  • Either LS1022 Foundations of Private Law (Passed) or LS1520 Contract (Passed)

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 will consider aspects of international trade law and focus on the legal and practical difficulties that may arise in this context. The particular issues selected will vary depending on current developments in the field. However, the indicative topics covered by the course will be the key contracts in international trade law; sources of international trade law; international sale of goods (including the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG)); international carriage of goods (with emphasis on carriage of goods by sea); insurance matters; financing of international trade (including letters of credit and electronic funds transfers); and international commercial dispute resolution by litigation and arbitration.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: 3 hour exam (75%); 2500 word essay (25%).

Normally, no resit is permitted.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Informative analytical written feedback on the essay will be given by within the prescribed 3 week Law School feedback period. The students will also be able to get oral feedback on their exam performance through an individual session.

Course Learning Outcomes

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