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QLLM376 International Economic Law (Sem 1)

Module description

The module examines the law that governs international economic relations between states and between states and non-state actors. It provides an overview of international agreements and organizations concerned with state conduct affecting trade, foreign investment, finance and monetary stability. It also considers less formal means of international economic governance such as standards, principles and guidelines. The study of the relevant law is informed by pressing development, environmental and financial stability concerns arising from the globalisation of the world economy and shifts in global economic power. The module aims to provide the foundation and context for further exploration of specific areas of international economic law covered by other modules offered by this programme. The knowledge and skills gained in this course are suitable for careers in government, international organizations, law firms and NGOs concerned international trade, investment, finance and development.

Prerequisites

None

Applicable Groupings

Mode of Assessment

2 x 3750 word course essays

Credits

22.5 credits

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