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International Business Law

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This course introduces you to key areas of international business law including commercial trade, intellectual property law and dispute resolution. You will study the fundamentals of each within the context of conducting international business transactions to suggest appropriate legal solutions.

What will you study?

Week 1

 Beginning with the fundamentals of commercial trade law you will examine legal regulatory principles at an international level.  You will develop an appreciation of common legal issues faced by businesses regarding intellectual property law and apply your understanding to business operation.

Week 2

 You will continue to look at common international intellectual property law issues in business operation and start to examine alternative dispute resolution as a means of resolving disputes in international business transactions.

Week 3

Through an enhanced appreciation of common principles in international business law in addition to possessing skills in alternative dispute resolution, you attempt to resolve a simulated business dispute to a desired outcome.  This will help you understand why alternative methods of dispute resolution have become popular in business today.

Additional information

Academic Status: 15 credits (7.5 ECTS / 3 US credits)
Faculty: Business, Law and Social Sciences
Dates:  23 July-10 August 2018 (three weeks)
Venue: City Centre Campus (The Curzon Building)
English language requirement: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent*
Academic Pre-requisites: Level 3 or equivalent
Fee: £2,200

*Students who are unable to demonstrate the required competence in the English language welcome to attend the programme on a non-credit bearing basis. Upon successful completion of will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance.