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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2103: European Union Law

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

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Introduction to the EU
  • What is the European Union?
  • Competences, sovereignty and membership
  • Institutions and sources of law
  • Constitutional features of EU law
  • Preliminary references
  • Enforcing EU law
  • Free movement of goods
  • Free movement of persons

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities1510 x 1.5 hour lectures
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities105 x 2 hour seminars
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities44 x 1 hour Q & A sessions
Guided Independent Study71Individual reading, research and study
Guided Independent Study20Formative assessment preparation
Guided Independent Study30Summative assessment preparation

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).