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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2109: Competition 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 focus on the following topics:

  • Objectives of competition laws;
  • Prohibition of cartel agreements;
  • Prohibition of an abuse of dominance;
  • Merger control;
  • Objectives of competition law enforcement;
  • Public enforcement;
  • Private enforcement.

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 and Teaching Activities1111 x 1hour lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities105 x 2 hour Seminars
Guided Independent Study45Individual research, reading and lecture/seminar preparation
Guided Independent Study14Formative assessment preparation
Guided Independent Study70Summative assessment preparation

Online Resources

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