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LA953 - Law & the Global Economy

  • Module code: LA953
  • Module name: Law & the Global Economy
  • Department: Law School
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

By the end of the module the student should be able to: Identify the key institutions and processes of global economic governance Locate the legal and regulatory foundations of the global economy within a broader context of social, political and economic development Demonstrate a critical understanding of how international economic regulatory regimes interact with other spheres of international and domestic law Engage in critical debate and analysis of the structures of global economic governance and how they affect local and national forms of social, economic and political development.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: LA953-20)
A (Assessed work only) 4000 word essay Assessment 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core


  • LLM International Development Law and Human Rights (M1M2) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Politics (M1P0) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Advanced Legal Studies (M3PJ) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies with (with NTU Singapore) (M91F) - Year 2
  • MA in Globalisation and Development (M9PB) - Year 2