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International Sale of Goods (LLB302)
|Organisational Unit||Law and Criminology|
|Description||The objective of the course is to enable participants to acquire knowledge and understanding of Cross- Border Business Law and to discuss and assess critically the legal and policy issues arising therefrom. Participants may expect to gain a deeper understanding of the nature of contract law, basic knowledge of the major legal traditions and the ability to master a wide range of strongly heterogeneous sources - all of which are competences and skills of increasing importance in the modern world.|
|Unit Learning Outcomes||On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the key principles governing international trade laws;
2. Demonstrate an ability to apply of these laws in particular factual situations;
3. Show an appreciation of the impact of contract law in:
i. Forum and law section issues;
ii. Maritime Transport Law;
iii. Enforcement of payment across borders.
4. Demonstrate competence in solving practical legal problems; and
5. Demonstrate competent legal research skills.
|Timetabled Learning Activities||Run intensively in week 2 of Trimester 3 - 24 hours of face to face teaching|
|Unit Learning Experiences||The teaching method will be primarily via lecture. However, students will be expected to answer questions on the assigned readings and to engage in a discussion of the course material. In particular, the assigned readings will include court decisions, arbitral awards, and hypothetical or practical problems that the students will be expected to analyse and discuss in class.|
|Assessment||see assessment items below|
|Prerequisites||LLB260 Contract Law|
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|Internet Access Requirements||Murdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.|
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