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Maritime Law is a key unit for those interested in the legal underpinnings of world trade, commerce and development.
Maritime law examines the fundamental legal framework for the conduct of international and domestic maritime trade and commerce. Maritime law has ancient roots in Greek and Roman laws; but at the same time is fresh, contemporary and very responsive to market needs.
Topics addressed by the unit include the scope and purpose of sea carriage documents; the role of international maritime transport regimes; the changing laws with respect to intermodal transport; the long-standing laws of general average and salvage; the particular laws with respect to marine insurance and the special body of laws in relation to ships (admiralty law).
On-campus: One 2 to 3 hour lecture and workshop per week depending on number of students enrolled.
Distance: Study Guide and Readings.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - L Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Resource supported teaching & learning - L Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options
INTERNATIONALISATION This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.
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