World Trade Organisation Law module (LW52132)

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World Trade Organisation Law


The aim of this module is to examine the regulation of international trade in a global context, with primary reference to the World Trade Organization rules.

Examples of content

The syllabus will evolve in line with new developments. The module will include the following elements:

  • Introduction to international trade law and policy, with particular reference to the development of the multilateral trade agreements that culminated in the WTO.
  • General features of international trade law.
  • Tariffs, quotas and other barriers to market access under WTO law.
  • Antidumping and subsidies under WTO law.
  • Export controls and national security under WTO law.
  • The interaction of intellectual property law and competition policy with WTO law.


This module is available on following courses: