production
Skip to Content

LX4050: EUROPEAN ECONOMIC LAW (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

Historically, markets of the EEC/EU were integrated mainly on the basis of the ECJ case law of using fundamental freedoms as a tool for integration. Today, these freedoms are still an important pillar of the economic constitution, but free trade and competition between Member States’ undertakings have to be supported by other policies and the creation of competition in markets that suffer from market failure. This course looks at the integrating function of fundamental freedoms and fundamental rights. And develops further insights into policies creating the common market (state aids, regulating network industries).

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Florian Becker

Qualification Prerequisites

  • One of Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5

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

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Aims:

Familiarizing students with the essential influence the European Legal Order has on domestic legal systems especially as the economic system is concerned; gaining a deeper insight into European Economic Law by scrutinizing and analysing selected problems in that area (fundamental freedoms, state aids, network industries).

Main Learning Outcomes:

Familiarizing students with the essential influence the European Legal Order has on domestic legal systems especially as the economic system is concerned; gaining a deeper insight into European Economic Law by scrutinizing and analysing selected problems in that area.

Content:

The course will explore and critically evaluate key principles of the European economic constitution. It will the function of fundamental freedoms as instruments for negative integration against the background of the system decisions. It will also explore topics of deregulation and the relationship between the EU and the WTO.


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

First Attempt

2x Essays (3,000 words)

 

Resit

Resit of failed element in same format

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

Compatibility Mode

We have detected that you are have compatibility mode enabled or are using an old version of Internet Explorer. You either need to switch off compatibility mode for this site or upgrade your browser.