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LS2531: INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH LAW (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27


Course Overview

Introduction to Spanish Law is designed to introduce students to the institutional structure and some substantive principles of Spanish law. It involves a significant quantity of independent research and the aim of the five seminars is to give students direct help and instruction. The course covers Spanish law and its socio-political context, its sources, and the Spanish legal system. Knowledge of Spanish is desirable but not necessary.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 5 credits (2.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Justin Borg-Barthet

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • LS1522 Legal Method (Studied)
  • Either Law (LS) (Studied) or Legal Studies (Ma Honours) (LX)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either LS1021 Legal System (Studied) or LS1025 Legal System (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • LS2020 Introduction to Spanish Law (Studied)
  • LS2516 Introduction to Spanish Law (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Introduction to Spanish Law is designed to introduce students to the institutional structure and some substantive principles of Spanish law. It involves a significant quantity of independent research and the aim of the five seminars is to give students direct help and instruction. The course covers Spanish law and its socio-political context, its sources, and the Spanish legal system.

Further Information & Notes

Knowledge of Spanish is desirable but not necessary. The course is compulsory for the degree of LLB and Spanish Law and is an option for other LLB programmes.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: One 3000-word essay (100%).

Resit: Re-submission of 3000-essay (100%).

Formative Assessment

Oral presentation in class on which verbal feedback will be given.

Feedback

Summative essay will be returned with written feedback thereon.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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