LAWS5212 China–Australia Relations: Trade, Investment and Law
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- This is a compulsory unit of the Graduate Diploma in Chinese Business Law (20390). It provides students with (1) a comprehensive discussion of trade related laws and/or issues in cross-border trading/transactions between China and Australia; (2) an overall discussion of China–Australia economic relations; and (3) may include a discussion of various key issues such as dispute resolution and CHAFTA.
This unit is specifically designed for those who are interested in understanding cross-border transactions, investments and legal issues concerning China and Australia.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate an integrated knowledge of the problems existing in China–Australia transactions and investment in key industries; (2) demonstrate an integrated knowledge of the ethical issues and risk inherent in cross-border transactions, and advise clients accordingly in an ethical and professional manner; (3) develop skills relevant to dispute resolution and other skills important to China–Australia cross-border negotiations; (4) contextually evaluate the changing future of China–Australia economic relations; (5) enhance their ability to work in a group and conduct independent research; (6) develop unique practical skills in interacting with China and engaging Chinese clients on issues of trade; (7) enhance their ability to work in a group and conduct independent research; and (8) organise and structure time and resources in the efficient pursuit of academic excellence and skill building.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) presentations and (2) research paper. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Professor Ken Shao
- Contact hours
- Students must attend every day of the intensive period Saturday 14 to Tuesday 17 July. Refer to the timetable website for exact times and locations.
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.