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LS451U: INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW (2022-2023)

Last modified: 01 Nov 2022 16:01


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 Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Burcu Yuksel-Ripley

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)
  • One of Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5
  • Either Law (LS) or Bachelor Of Laws With International Exchange (With Honours)
  • 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?

Are there a limited number of places available?

Yes

One or more of these courses have a limited number of places. Priority access will be given to students for whom this course is compulsory. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on this process.


Course Description

This course will consider aspects of international trade law and focus on the legal and practical issues 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; trade risks; 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); trade digitalisation; and international commercial dispute resolution by litigation and arbitration.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 27 - 28, 30 - 31, 33 - 34

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
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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.

Word Count 2000
Learning Outcomes
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Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resit failed element in same format

Assessment Type Summative Weighting
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Feedback

If both first attempt assessments were missed with Good Cause/Medical Certificate, 100% Exam

Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

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FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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