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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2103: European Union Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Module Aims

The aim of this module is to equip you with a detailed understanding of some of the key features of the European Union and its legal system. To this end, the module will introduce you to the institutional framework and decision-making processes of the EU, explore the sources of EU law and the core principles of the European legal order, and provide you with an overview of certain free movement rights.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here – you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. demonstrate awareness of some wider social and contextual implications of the areas of EU law studied;
2. demonstrate the ability to identify, explain and discuss key issues in EU law and to apply relevant rules and theories.
Discipline-Specific Skills3. demonstrate knowledge of legal concepts and their contextual, social, and political implications;
4. demonstrate the ability to select and present, in a coherent way, relevant law and legal or theoretical arguments.
Personal and Key Skills5. communicate effectively and accurately, in a manner appropriate to the discipline;
6. demonstrate the ability to work independently and to manage time efficiently in preparing for scheduled learning activities and assessments.