Maritime and International Trade Law

Course code LAWS5027Units 10Level 5000Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Law School

This course introduces students to key areas of knowledge in maritime law including commodity contract, transport contract, finance contract, marine insurance and marine claims liability.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2012, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesAt the completion of this course students should be able to
1. demonstrate an undersanding of the key legal concepts and content of Australian maritime law in the context of international law
2. exercise legal problem skills
3. develop ability to synthesise maritime law with other areas of legal knowledge in the law programme.
ContentTopics will include

1. Commodity Contracts
2. International Transport Contracts
3. International Payments
4. Maritime Insurance
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeLAWS1001A, LAWS1001B, LAWS1002A, LAWS1002B, LAWS2003A, LAWS2003B, LAWS3004A, LAWS3004B, LAWS4011
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsSeminar
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsStudents are required to complete two assignments
Contact HoursSeminar: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws and associated combined degree programs or the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and associated combined degree programs.
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for LAWS5027