LW5946 - E-Commerce Law

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to: 

a) encourage students to discover the meaning and purpose of e-commerce law by developing an understanding of the substantive rules of law relating to the enforceability of electronic transactions and validity of digital signatures and to focus on current issues such as the right to privacy, consumers’ rights, and intellectual property rights as it relates to e-commerce

b) motivate students to discover jurisdictional or transborder issues arising from electronic transactions

c) develop research skills and ignite a passion and motivate to discover knowledge

d) develop analytical and problem‐solving skills which will prepare them to deal with real issues professionally in the future

e) encourage students to think critically and analytically in relation to e-commerce issues.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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