International Commercial Law: Master’s Degree

International Commercial Law: Master's Degree

Course Title:

International Commercial Law: Master’s Degree


Course Description:

This course focuses on the theory and application of international economic regulations, treaties, conventions, international sales of goods, intellectual property law, domestic legislation, agency, commercial custom and international business organizations such as the World Trade Organization (WTO). This course also deals with the theory of international trade, commercial policy, customary commercial law, international commercial dispute resolution and international monetary issues. Additionally, this course gives a brief introduction regarding the legal system primarily, explaining its structure and its operation.



Course Objectives:

Commercial Law course will develop students’ understanding of areas of law such as international competition, international trades and law of the (WTO).The increasingly globalised economy requires international commercial law students to have a wide range of knowledge on issues relevant to international commerce, such as the WTO and the law of international trade, and in areas such as international economic regulation, intellectual property. The Key theme of this course is that students develop in analysis and assessment of international commercial regulations and organizations. The course will help students develop their ability to write clear research essays and dissertations and critically assess differing perspectives on theoretical debates on the contemporary international regulations and customs.


Course Structure:

This is an interactive course involving lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops, discussions and group work activities. 

All the modules related to this course in Year 1 are delivered in your home branch of the University. As per institutional arrangement for this course, the students are required to spend one term of their studies in Oxford Branch of the University. Therefore, Azad University in Oxford (AUO) delivers 6 specialised modules (units) of this course.  Additionally you are provided with 2 modules of Specialised English Language for this course during your stay in Oxford. The rest of your modules for year 2 are delivered in your home branch, as per university approved modules by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.


Teaching, Learning and Assessment:


All modules in AUO are taught by qualified staff in English. You will be learning in a stimulating and friendly atmosphere where you will be able to develop a wide range of disciplinary and professional skills.

Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, group work, and individual and group presentations.

During term time we host a series of weekly research seminars where guest speakers from other universities and from outside the academic sector give presentations on research themes of interest to International Commercial Law students. 

Assessment is by coursework and examination. Coursework includes essays, group projects and individual seminar presentations and research projects. Some modules involve an element of examination at the end of the term, but others are assessed solely on the basis of your work during the term.