• Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Specialist
  • Course subject Policy and Governance
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Chunlai Chen
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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This course provides an introduction to the World Trade Organization (WTO). The main topics in this course include the basics of international trade theories and policies, the principles, nature, scope and structure of the WTO, the WTO's trade dispute settlement mechanism and the trade policy review mechanism, the WTO Agreements and their effects on world trade, including the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), and the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). The course will also examine the relationships between the multilateral trading system and the preferential trading arrangements, and the issues facing the global trading system.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a sound understanding of what is the World Trade Organisation (WTO), including its principles, nature, scope and structure
  2. Demonstrate a solid understanding of the main Agreements, including GATT, GATS and TRIPS, and their effects on world trade
  3. Demonstrate a sound understanding of the multilateral international agreements and decisions which WTO Member States are required to give effect to in developing their trade policies, legislation and practices
  4. Demonstrate a sound understanding of how the WTO works as a forum for multilateral trade negotiations, monitors national trade policies, and attempts to resolve trade disputes between Members
  5. Demonstrate a sound understanding of the relationship between the multilateral trade system and the preferential trading arrangements
  6. Demonstrate a strong ability to examine the main issues facing the global trading system

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Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
7893 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person

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