LAW3001 International Business Law

SUBJECT INFORMATION

SUBJECT CODE

LAW3001

SUBJECT CREDITS

5

SUBJECT OWNER

AIHE Business School

SUBJECT LEVEL

Undergraduate

TOTAL COURSE CREDIT POINTS

120

OFFERED EXTERNALLY

Yes

CORE SUBJECT

Yes

 

EFTSL*

0.125

* Equivalent Full time Study Load

 

NOTE

This offering may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the time table for further details.

 

Subject Description

This subject will provide students with an introduction to international business law, explain the legal framework of international business regulation; and examine international trade organisations and trade agreements, international business contracts, international trade payment options, customs law and import and export regulations, the protection of intellectual property, foreign investment and international dispute resolution. Factual problem-solving scenarios will be used to reinforce students understanding of essential legal tenets governing international business. Students will become aware of situations where it is appropriate for international business legal issues to be referred to a legal professional.

Textbook(s)

John Mo, J. (2015). International Commercial Law, 6th ed, LexisNexis, Sydney. (eBook or hard copy).

Teaching Method

Semester Study Period: 3 hour Face-to-face sessions x 12 weeks + 2 hours self study/ assessment x 2 weeks plus personal study hours Winter or Summer School: 7 hours Face-to-face sessions x 5 weeks plus personal study hours

Prerequisite(s)

  • LAW2001 Australian Business Law
  • BUS2003 Managing Across Cultures

Assessment

 

Task

Length

Duration

Weighting

In-class, closed book test. Multiple choice/ short answers

   

20%

Written Assignment (based on factual problem-solving scenarios) (Individual assessment)

   

30%

End-of-semester Open Book Test

 

2 hours + 10 minutes reading

50%

Fees

Fees for international and domestic students are published in the AIHE's schedule of fees and charges. Scholarships maybe available.

Adelaide Institute of Higher Education (AIHE) is registered as an Institute of Higher Education with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the Australian Government regulator for Higher Education. AIHE delivers fully accredited undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to domestic and international students that are recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

TEQSA Provider Number: PRV14326
TEQSA Provider Category: Institute of Higher Education
CRICOS Provider Code: 03763K
ABN: 54 618 241 802

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