We live in an increasingly global community, and trade across borders continues to rise. Understanding how the law works on an international scale for business and commercial interactions is useful for a number of different roles.
Many undergraduate law degrees contain little content about international trade law – so for lawyers who wish to specialise, this comprehensive degree in the field will help distinguish skills amongst legal practitioner peers. For people in managerial roles whose companies span across national borders, this course will help the understanding of the minutiae of details relating to transnational commercial dealings. And for those who simply want to gain further understanding of the nature of international business and trade, this course will provide a thorough grounding in the relevant legal topics.
The course will delve into many legal topics including:
- the remit, procedures and operation of the World Trade Organisation
- competition law and how it is implemented at a national and international level
- the main issues that arise in international sales of goods transactions
You will also be able to tailor your course with a range of optional modules. You will round off your studies by conducting an original research project on the topic of your choice within the field. You will gather data, conduct analysis and create a well-written and thoughtful dissertation on the subject.