2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Introduces to students the basic concepts of international business law which regulates trade between nations. Examines the nature, origins, structure, functions, sources and subjects of international business law. Where appropriate, emphasis will be placed on examining international business related legal questions that are particularly relevant to Australian business.
Topic 1: Introduction to international and comparative law
Topic 2: International sales
Topic 3: International payment
Topic 4: International dispute resolution
Topic 5: The multinational enterprise
Topic 6: Foreign investment
Topic 7: GATT/WTO law
Topic 8: Services (GATS) and labour (ILO)
Topic 9: Intellectual property
Topic 10: State responsibility and environmental regulation
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||provide an overview of the present domestic and international arrangements for the regulation of international business.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||identify the legal and non-legal issues concerned with the regulation of international business.||Intellectual rigour|
|3||identify emerging issues relating to the growth of the multinational enterprise.||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||identify and outline the role of the international courts and tribunals in which international business law issues may be resolved.||Creativity|
|5||critically evaluate emerging and contemporary policy issues in relation to the regulation of international business.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity|
|6||critically analyse various sources of international business law information.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity|
|7||demonstrate an ability to conduct research in the field of international business law.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.