Advanced Courses

Advanced Level
The trapca advanced level, which is also known as level 500 has a total of ten independent advanced courses. These independent advanced Level courses may lead to either a Postgraduate Diploma in International Trade Policy and Trade Law, Advanced Level; or to a Master of Science Degree in International Trade Policy and Trade Law. Courses on offer during a particular year are published at the beginning of each year in the trapca Prospectus available at trapca’s website. The list of the advanced courses includes:

TRP 501: Economic Foundations of Trade and Trade Policy
TRP 502: Legal Foundations of Trade and Trade Policy
TRP 503: Tools for Trade Policy Analysis
TRP 504: Sectoral Trade Policies and Development
TRP 505: Trade and Commercial Policies
TRP 506: Topics in Trade Policy I
TRP 507: Regional and Bilateral Trade Policies
TRP 508: Trade Negotiation, Cooperation and Leadership
TRP 509: Topics in Trade Policy II
TRP 510: Topics in Trade Policy III

Duration and Entry Requirements
The advanced courses are offered through a two-week on-site learning and off-site pre-session and post-session assignments each corresponding to two weeks learning activities.

The admission to the trapca’s advanced level courses is conditional upon a successful completion of trapca’s intermediate courses TRP 301, TRP 302 and TRP 303 with no re-sit in the final examinations. However, participants taking re-sit examinations may be considered upon successful completion of a post-graduate diploma intermediate level.

The Awards
• Post-Graduate Diploma in International Trade Policy and Trade Law, Advanced Level

To qualify for the award of the Postgraduate Diploma in International Trade Policy and Trade Law, Advanced Level; a candidate shall be required to pass two core advanced courses and three elective advanced courses. The core courses are:

• TRP 501:Economic Foundations of Trade and Trade Policy.
• TRP 502:Legal Foundations of Trade and Trade Policy.

The elective courses are from TRP 504 to TRP 510.