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LS2026: EU INSTITUTIONS AND LAW (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course examines the composition and function of the EU Institutions (including preliminary rulings), sources and supremacy, direct effect of EU Law, state liability and judicial review. Other topics covered include human rights in the EU, persons and citizenship, establishment and services, free movement of goods, and competition law.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Justin Borg-Barthet

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

  • One of Law (LS) or Legal Studies (Ma Honours) (LX) or Programme Level 2
  • LS1025 Legal System (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • One of Programme Level 2 or Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

  • Introduction and history of the EU.
  • EU Institutions (including preliminary rulings).
  • Sources and supremacy.
  • General principles of EU Law.
  • Direct effect of EU Law.
  • State liability and judicial review.
  • Fundamental rights.
  • The Single Market.
  • Persons and Citizenship.
  • Establishment and Services.
  • Free Movement of Goods.
  • Competition Law.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Bachelor Of Laws (Accelerated) With English Law
  • Bachelor of Laws (Accelerated)

Contact Teaching Time

38 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 3 Lectures during University weeks 7 - 17
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Assessed coursework (25%) ( essay 2,000 words) - 1 two-hour written exam (75%).

Resit: Assessed coursework (25%) ( essay 2,000 words) - 1 two-hour written exam (75%).

Formative Assessment

Students will be required to submit a non-counting written answer to a tutorial problem.

Feedback

The tutorial exercise will be returned with a mark and written feedback.

The assessed essay will also be returned with written feedback.
Feedback will be given on an ongoing basis in tutorials in the form of tutors' responses to students' in-class contributions.
Anyone who fails the exam may, if they approach the course co-ordinator, receive oral feedback on his/her exam performance.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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