Programme/Approved Electives for 2019/20
Law Combined Honours (Level 6)Law Minor (Level 6)
Available as a Free Standing Elective
Prerequisite: Law of the European Union 1
This module follows up on the Law of the European Union 1 module taught inthe first semester and is designed to explore more fully the substantive (asopposed to the constitutional or institutional) law of the EU. The focus ofthe module will be on three areas of legislation: Internal market law, withspecific focus on the fundamental freedoms, Competition law (with aparticular emphasis on measures for combating restrictive practices and theabuse of a dominant position) and European social law (with particularemphasis equality and non-discrimination in the labour market). By the endof this module, students should be able to identify the relationshipsbetween the economic and the social aspects of EU law, understand the keymechanisms of market regulation at the level of the Union, develop competentand critical arguments regarding the scope, the success and the limits ofsubstantive EU law and demonstrate the ability to think independently aboutthe nature, the 'ethos' and the legitimacy of the European project.
This module follows up on the EU I module taught in the first semester and is designed to explore more fully the substantive (as opposed to the constitutional or institutional) law of the European Union. The focus of the module will be on three areas of legislation:- Internal market law, with specific focus on the four fundamental freedoms (free movement of goods, services, capital and workers) - Competition law and- European social law, with particular emphasis equality and non-discrimination in the labour market.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Articulate a detailed knowledge of the relationships between the economic and the social aspects of EU law will be achieved by assessments: 1Acquire an advanced critical understanding of the key mechanisms of market regulation at the level of the Union will be achieved by assessments: 1Articulate competent and critical arguments regarding the scope, the success and the limits of substantive EU law will be achieved by assessments: 1Undertake independent legal research so as to able to reflect on the nature, the $łethos&© and the legitimacy of the European project. will be achieved by assessments: 1
Lectures: 18 hoursSeminars: 4 hours Lecture and Seminar preparation: 60 hoursExam preparation and private study: 68 hoursTotal: 150 hoursIn order to assist students in their essay writing and problem analysis skills, students will be asked to submit before two of the four tutorials, answers to one tutorial essay question and one tutorial problem question and they will be provided with feedback on their answers. Students also receive feedback from their module tutors on their plans for the seen essay question set for the mixed exam.
1: Mixed Exam weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
2 hours, 1 unseen and 1 seen question with equal weighting.