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Comparative Contract Law (LAW349)

Organisational Unit Faculty of Law, Business and Information Technology
Credit Points 4
Availability Murdoch: W-internal
Description This course will introduce students to the law of the contract for the sale of goods in the United States, Australia, and under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. The course will also include an introduction to the law of documents of title, shipment of goods, and payment by letters of credit.
Timetabled Learning Activities Taught intensively over one week: refer to the teaching timetable for details.
Prerequisites L120/LAW120 Research and Writing, L150/LAW150 Australian Legal System, L130/LAW130 Criminal Law and Procedure, L152/LAW152 Torts, L260/LAW260 Contract
Exclusions Students who have completed LAW300 Special Topics in Law: Comparative Contract Law may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Quota This unit is subject to quota. Quota is due to limited resources. Preference will be given to Law students in their final year.
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Juris Doctor (JD)
Law (Four-Year Degree) (LLB)
Law (LLB) + Other Bachelor Degree
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