Module Overview

Commercial and Transport Law

This module provides an overview of the relevant laws pertaining to doing business in a supply chain environment with particular reference to the sources of commercial and transport law in Ireland and the European Union.

The aim of this module is to equip students with a general knowledge and understanding of the principles and rules applicable to the study of law and to provide a broad overview of certain core elements of Commercial and Transport Law relevant to professionals working in logistics and supply chain areas.

Module Code


ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Introduction to Irish, European and International Commercial and Transport Law.

2.             Sources of Irish, European and International Commercial and Transport Law.

3.             Legal Institutions & Dispute Resolution Bodies/Fora.

4.             Legal Aspects of Tendering and Outsourcing.

5.             Law of Contract.

6.             INCOTERMS

7.             International Trade and International Sale of Goods.

8.            E-Commerce.

9.             Carriage of Goods and Persons by Air, Rail, Road and Sea.

To achieve the module aims a combination of methods will be employed including lectures, in class discussion, independent readings, case studies and problem solving exercises.

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Formal Examination70
Other Assessment(s)30