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2021 unit offering information will be available in September 2020

Unit description

Introduces students to the global legal system, and specifically global business law. It is important for all persons who are working in, or would like to work in, global business in some form, whether it be in exporting or importing of goods and/or services, to have an appreciation of the role played by the law in regulating global trade between nations. Where appropriate, emphasis will be placed on examining international business related legal questions that are particularly relevant to Australian business.

Unit content

Topic 1 - Introduction to international and comparative law 

Topic 2 - Trade in goods, services and labour

Topic 3 - Sales

Topic 4 - Transportation by sea, air and land

Topic 5 - Dispute Settlement

Topic 6 - Finance and Investment

Learning outcomes

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1provide an overview of the present domestic and international arrangements for the regulation of international businessIntellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline
2identify the legal and non-legal issues concerned with the regulation of international businessIntellectual rigour
3identify emerging issues relating to the growth of the corporation and multinational enterprise in Global Business LawEthical practiceKnowledge of a discipline
4identify and outline the role of the international courts and tribunals in which international business law issues may be resolvedCreativity
5critically evaluate emerging and contemporary policy issues in relation to the regulation of international business.Intellectual rigourCreativityEthical practice

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. provide an overview of the present domestic and international arrangements for the regulation of international business
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. identify the legal and non-legal issues concerned with the regulation of international business
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
  3. identify emerging issues relating to the growth of the corporation and multinational enterprise in Global Business Law
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: 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
    • GA2: Creativity
  5. critically evaluate emerging and contemporary policy issues in relation to the regulation of international business.
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA3: Ethical practice

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
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International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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