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BTW3201 - International trade law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Toan Le & Ms Alice de jonge; Malaysia: Ms Haemala Thanasegaran


Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Malaysia Second semester 2007 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2007 (Day)
Prato Winter semester 2007 (On-campus)


The law affecting Australian enterprises engaged in international business. Topics include international trade conventions; import and export procedures; the sale of goods; carriage of goods by sea and air; bills of lading and the Hague-Visby rules; finance of international trade; payment and documentary credits; the use of negotiable instruments in international trade; international commercial arbitration and marine insurance.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignment (3000 words): 30%
Examination (open-book, 3.5 hours): 70%

Contact hours

First semester, Peninsula


BTW1200 or equivalent