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Unit Code
Unit Title
LAW401 Equity and Trusts
LAW407 Mooting
LAW422 Evidence
LAW423 Criminal and Civil Procedure
LAW450 Equity
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW602 Foundations of Media and Information Technology Law
LAW603 Labour Law
LAW604 Competition Law
LAW606 Law of the Oceans and the Antarctic
LAW607 Corporations Law 2
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW608 Law of Nations
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW609 Comparative Administrative Law
LAW610 International Environmental Law and Policy
LAW611 Jurisprudence A: Concepts of Justice
LAW612 Jurisprudence B
LAW615 Criminology
LAW617 Comparative Law
LAW619 Biotechnology Law
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW620 Insurance and Superannuation Law
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW622 Law Elective 4 (Dispute Resolution)
LAW623 Law Elective 5
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW631 International Law
LAW634 Human Rights
LAW636 Law of the European Union
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW641 Environmental Law: Development Control
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW644 Advanced Constitutional Law
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW652 Media Law
LAW662 Tax 1
LAW663 International Trade
LAW664 Intellectual Property
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW669 Consumer Protection
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW670 Information Technology Law
LAW671 Tax 2
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW677 Law Elective 2 (International Arbitration Law)
LAW678 Law Elective 3 (Legal Restraints on Use of Military Force)
LAW679 Elective 2 (Supervised Research)
LAW681 Family 1 - the Family and the Child
LAW682 Family 2 - Financial Aspects of Family Law
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW683 Succession
LAW684 Conflicts (Private International Law)
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW688 Sentencing
(Not Offered 2006)
LAW692 Elective 1 (Jessup Moot)
LAW693 Law Elective 1 (Contemporary Concepts of Property)
LAW695 Law and Ethics of Health Care
LAW696 Professional Conduct

2014 LAW663 International Trade Law

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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It is recommended that students have already completed the International Law unit prior to commencing this unit.

Pre-requisites are applicable to non-Law students, as well as to Law students (except for courses C7G and C7K as listed below). Those wishing to study this unit who do not meet the pre-requisites should contact the Law Faculty Executive Officer about a possible pre-requisite waiver.


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
LAW663 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.

About Census Dates


This unit will deal with international trade law developed by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), including case studies involving the trade and environment interface and trade-health issues linkage, and the dispute settlement system. Also included will be Australia's bilateral Free-trade Agreements (eg Aus/US FTA).

WEIGHT: 12.5%


In-class test in Week 8 (20%); Class Papers (40%); End of semester exam (40%). Bonus marks may be awarded for class participation.


Three hours of interactive lectures per week.

Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options

This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.

Prereq For students studying a Bachelor of Laws, or combined Law degree:
Prereq Either LAW221,LAW222,LAW223,LAW224,LAW225,LAW226, LAW204,LAW205 OR LAW250,LAW251, LAW252,LAW253,LAW254,LAW255,LAW256,LAW204
Prereq For non-Law students:
Prereq Admission to C7G Master of International Business or C7K Master of International Business (Spec)

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STAFF: Ms A Hilkemeijer

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Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.

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