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LAW8118 International Business Law

Short Description: International Business Law
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 4
ASCED code : 090909 - International Law
Grading basis : Graded

Other Requisites

Pre-requisite: Enrolment in LLBH or a postgraduate program.

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at


This course addresses various areas of the law of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the law relating to international business transactions. It examines the legal framework of the WTO, international sales contracts - especially as governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods - the law relating to the international transport of goods by sea, and international payments (documentary credits). The course also includes a study of arbitration as a means of resolving international commercial disputes. Students undertaking the course need to have an understanding of the law of contract. An introductory knowledge of the treaty, statute and case law relating to trade and to the conduct of business across borders will be developed, as will skills of analysis and problem solving. The course will involve lectures and in-class problem-solving, and online discussion and critiques of international business problems.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 2 December 2021