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LAWS13-559: International Trade and Business Law


International Trade and Business Law is an elective subject in undergraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject has been developed as a hybrid, covering selected topics on international business law and international trade law. The aim of the subject is to acquaint students with the international payment mechanisms, sale of goods, INCOTERMS, import controls, business structuring and dispute settlement. Upon completion of the subject, students will be able to identify the key issues that drive international trade and business in an increasingly globalised world.

Subject details

Type: Undergraduate Subject
Code: LAWS13-559
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Law
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $4,260.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $5,730.00

Learning outcomes

  1. Develop a sound understanding of the fundamental legal framework underpinning international trade.
  2. Learn how to use a range of resources and tools in researching issues in topical categories.
  3. Develop research, oral and written skills.

Enrolment requirements



Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):


Must be admitted into a Bachelor Law degree OR Bachelor of Laws combined degree OR be an approved Study Abroad OR Exchange Law Student.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.