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This course aims to give students an overview of the law of Germany. Both private law and public law aspects will be covered and knowledge of German whilst useful is not essential.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The course provides an introduction to German law for students without prior knowledge of the subject. The course will cover German legal history, legal institutions and sources of law, the legal profession, and some topics in substantive law.
The course is compulsory for the degree of LLB and European Studies and is an option for other LLB programmes and MA in Legal Studies.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st Attempt: 1 two-hour examination (75%) and one 2,000-word piece of assessed coursework (25%).
Oral presentation in class on which verbal feedback will be given.
As noted above, verbal feedback will be given on the formative presentation. The summative essay will be returned with written feedback. Students who fail the examination will have the opportunity to seek feedback on their examination performance prior to the resit.