International Business Transactions

Module code: M3110
Level 6
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Seminar, Lecture
Assessment modes: Multiple choice questions, Coursework

This module focuses on the international sale of goods transported by land, sea and air. This module only deals with carriage by sea.

We will consider:

  • the main trade terms used in international sales contracts (common law and INCOTERMS)
  • the essential elements of contracts of carriage of goods by sea
  • cargo insurance
  • key aspects of the financing of international sales transactions (mainly UCP 600).


Law of Contract (M3003)

Module learning outcomes

  • Systematically understand key aspects of the law relating to the sale of goods by a seller in one country to a buyer in another;
  • Demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate legal principles and concepts relevant to international commercial transactions
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the appropriate legal instruments and some of the relevant critical literature.