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LS2026: EU INSTITUTIONS AND LAW (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:29


Course Overview

This course examines the law of the European Union and its relationship with the legal systems of the United Kingdom. Lecture topics include the composition and function of the EU Institutions, sources and effects of EU Law, state liability and judicial review. Other topics covered include human rights in the EU, the fundamental freedoms, and competition law. Each lecture topic includes consideration of the evolving relationship between the legal systems of the United Kingdom and the European Union.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Justin Borg Barthet

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

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

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 law’s effects in the UK after Brexit
  • EU Institutions.
  • Sources and effects of EU law.
  • State liability.
  • Fundamental rights.
  • The Single Market.
  • Persons and Citizenship.
  • Establishment and Services.
  • Free Movement of Goods.
  • Competition Law.

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

  • 3 Lectures during University weeks 8 - 18
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17

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

1,200 word essay (50%)

2 x Multiple Choice Test (25% each)

 

Resit

Resit 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.

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