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2014/2015  BA-BISHO2003U  Economic Aspects of Maritime Law

English Title
Economic Aspects of Maritime Law

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Bachelor
Duration One Quarter
Course period Second Quarter, Autumn
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for BSc in International Shipping and Trade
Course coordinator
  • Christina D. Tvarnø - Law Department (LAW)
Co-coordinator is Carsten Ørts Hansen
Main academic disciplines
  • Business Law
  • Economics, macro economics and managerial economics
Last updated on 07-01-2015
Learning objectives
At the end of the course, the students must be able to:
  • Describe, classify, structure and combine the concepts, theories, methods and models of law for international contracts
  • Identify and develop relevant problems between civil law and common law in a commercial setting
  • Define and analyze specific legal problems in a maritime setting by using
  • Assess and communicate the solution of legal problems in the international shipping economy on a practically relevant
Economic Aspects of Maritime Law:
Exam ECTS 7,5
Examination form Oral exam based on written product

In order to participate in the oral exam, the written product must be handed in before the oral exam; by the set deadline. The grade is based on an overall assessment of the written product and the individual oral performance.
Individual or group exam Individual
Group project, max. 5 students in the group
Size of written product Max. 50 pages
Assignment type Project
Written product to be submitted on specified date and time.
20 min. per student, including examiners' discussion of grade, and informing plus explaining the grade
Grading scale 7-step scale
Examiner(s) Internal examiner and external examiner
Exam period December/January and Winter Term, The regular examination takes place in December. The make-up and retake examination takes place in January.
Make-up exam/re-exam
Another examination form
Re-examination when the regular examination is failed is a 20 minutes individual oral exam based upon the same group project with a 2 pages supplement.

Make-up examination when ill at the oral exam is a 20 minutes individual oral exam based upon the same group project.

Make-up examination when ill during the writing of the project is a 20 minutes individual oral exam with 20 minutes preparation in the entire curriculum.
Course content and structure

To be announced

Teaching methods
Lectures as well as group work
Last updated on 07-01-2015