MLT244 - Chinese Commercial Law


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Not offered in 2023

Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MLT344
EFTSL value: 0.125

Students enrolled in M312, D312, D322, D323, D331, D335, D396 before 2020: MLL110

Students commencing M312, D312, D322, D323, D331, D335, D396 from 2019: MLL110 and MLL113

All other students: Nil

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MLL244, MLL344, MLT344
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

This unit requires students to attend a supervised study tour, including: 2 weeks of intensive teaching and learning in China (3 hour face to face seminars per day for 7 days in China). 7 to 8 professional field visits to court, Chinese/foreign law firms, foreign-Chinese joint ventures, Australian Embassy (Consulate), arbitration commission and the Patent Office.


The Deakin Law School reserves the right to not offer a study tour in any given year entirely at its discretion. Indication of interest in a study tour is not an assurance that the study tour will be offered.  Students should always identify an alternative unit to a study tour unit when planning their course.

Special enrolment procedure applies.

Enrolment in this program is by application only. 

Please add yourself to our expression of interest list and we will contact you when applications open. For further information on international study opportunities please go here.


The study tour will cover the main legal topics related to trading and investing in China. The topics will be taught by Chinese/or Deakin experts in English. Most importantly, the students will have the opportunity to visit the Chinese law courts, local and foreign law firms, Chinese-foreign joint ventures, arbitration commissions and intellectual property authorities in China. The students also get a briefing from the Australian Embassy or Consulate on Australia-China bilateral relations. The students will gain important experience in international learning, social skills and teaming building while on the study tour.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of each individual assessment

Unit Fee Information

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