Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23
Available as a Free Standing Elective
To develop students knowledge and understanding of the key institutions, methods and principles of EU law.To critically assess the importance of EU law as a site of engagement for individuals and groups interested in legal reform and to critically evaluate the processes of European integration and disintegration and form an independent opinion on the past, present and future of EU law.
Intended Learning Outcomes
demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the relevant and substantive legal principles underpinning EU law: 1acquire an advanced critical understanding of specific cases under consideration and their relevance to the development of related principles in EU law: 1undertake independent legal research so as to able to analyse key issues in EU Law: 1
Lectures: 24 hoursSeminars: 6 hoursPlenaries: 12 hoursLecture and Seminar preparation: 48 hoursExam preparation and private study: 60 hoursTotal: 150 hours
1: Open Book Examination weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
24-hour online open book examThe word limit for the assessment is 3,000 words. Students must answer two unseen questions, one from Part A (which will contain two unseen essay questions) and one from Part B (which will contain two unseen problem questions). The questions carry equal weight.
The paper will be released on the KLE at 10am on the morning of the exam. Students will have 24 hours to submit their answers.
Although 24 hours has been allocated as the time frame within which answers must be submitted, it is expected that students will take no more than 2-3 hours to complete their answers. Answers must be completed and submitted in accordance with the Law School-approved rubric for 24-hour online assessments.