These are highly intensive courses that confer conceptual and analytical competencies. These courses are certificated hence the participants are subject to an assessment that determines their level of performance. Each component of the course runs for two weeks.
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 of Trade Policy Analysis
- TRP 504: Trade in Services
- TRP 505: Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
- TRP 506: Competition Law and Policy
- TRP 507: Trade Facilitation and regional integration
- TRP 508: Sectoral Trade Policies and Development
- TRP 509: Drafting and Interpretation of Trade Agreements
- TRP 510: International Trade Negotiations
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 MSc Pre-requiste Courses or the following three Intermediate courses TRP 301, TRP 302 and TRP 303.
The Award: 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.