Modiwl SXL-2110:
European Union Law

Ffeithiau’r Modiwl

Rhedir gan School of Law

20 Credyd neu 10 Credyd ECTS

Semester 1

Trefnydd: Prof Dermot Cahill

Amcanion cyffredinol

European Union Law is a compulsory module in the LLB programme. The aim of this module is to enable students to state and apply the rules of the European Union law dealt with in the course accurately and relevantly, and to make assessments of that law and the scholarship pertaining thereto. It will enable the students to compare and contrast that law accurately and relevantly with the equivalent areas of any other legal system with which the student is familiar.

Cynnwys cwrs

The module will provide the student with a comprehensive overview of the political institutions and law-making processes of the European Union and will include the European Court of Justice and the General Court, their its jurisdiction; the sources and general principles of the Law of the European Union; the relationship between the Law of the European Union and National Law, and the main substantive areas of the Law of the EU's Internal Market, namely the Four Freedoms of Free Movement of Goods, Workers, Services & Establishment, Customs Duties and Internal Taxation.

Meini Prawf

trothwy

An answer which, while predominantly correct in its presentation of material, contains a significant level of error and is therefore not entirely reliable.

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A comprehensive answer, containing all the material relevant to the question and no irrelevancy, all the material and references being accurate and correct, there being no inaccuracy or error, the whole presented in an argument which, while clear, logical and critical, leaves room for improvement in its construction and presentation. An answer which shows complete competence in the subject.

ardderchog

An outstanding, possibly brilliant, answer, containing all the material relevant to the question and no irrelevancy, all the material and references being accurate and correct, there being no inaccuracy or error, the whole presented in a clear, logical, critical argument with little room for improvement. An answer which demonstrates a complete mastery of the subject.

Canlyniad dysgu

  1. Be able to explain the key principles of the freedom of movement of goods, services and persons within the European Union and the legal rules pertaining thereto.

  2. Evidence an understanding of the nature of the principal institutions of the European Union and the interaction between them under relevant articles of the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union; the European Court of Justice, the European Parliament, the Commission and the Council.

  3. Demonstrate knowledge of key developments in the history of the European Union, relating the developments to their political, social and economic causes.

  4. Apply knowledge of European Union law to actual or hypothetical factual scenarios.

  5. Find, identify and use sources of relevant European Union law.

  6. Show awareness of the potential conflict between major principles of European Union law and key legal doctrines within its Member States.

Dulliau asesu

Math Enw Disgrifiad Pwysau
Written assignment (in class essay) 1
Final examination 2

Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu

Oriau
Tutorial

The module will be taught by means of lectures and tutorials, both taught over the course of one semester. Tutorials will routinely require students to engage individually and in groups in acquiring, commenting upon, critically evaluating and applying the principles and details of the subject under the guidance and instruction of the tutor.

8
Private study 152
Lecture

40 hours of lectures taught over one semester.

40

Sgiliau Trosglwyddadwy

  • Llythrennedd - Medrusrwydd mewn darllen ac ysgrifennu drwy amrywiaeth o gyfryngau
  • Defnyddio cyfrifiaduron - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio ystod o feddalwedd cyfrifiadurol
  • Hunanreolaeth - Gallu gweithio mewn ffordd effeithlon, prydlon a threfnus. Gallu edrych ar ganlyniadau tasgau a digwyddiadau, a barnu lefelau o ansawdd a phwysigrwydd
  • Archwilio - Gallu ymchwilio ac ystyried dewisiadau eraill
  • Adalw gwybodaeth - Gallu mynd at wahanol ac amrywiol ffynonellau gwybodaeth
  • Sgiliau Rhyngbersonol - Gallu gofyn cwestiynau, gwrando'n astud ar atebion a'u harchwilio
  • Dadansoddi Beirniadol & Datrys Problem - Gallu dadelfennu a dadansoddi problemau neu sefyllfaoedd cymhleth. Gallu canfod atebion i broblemau drwy ddadansoddiadau ac archwilio posibiliadau
  • Cyflwyniad - Gallu cyflwyno gwybodaeth ac esboniadau yn glir i gynulleidfa. Trwy gyfryngau ysgrifenedig neu ar lafar yn glir a hyderus.
  • Dadl - Gallu cyflwyno, trafod a chyfiawnhau barn neu lwybr gweithredu, naill ai gydag unigolyn neu mewn grwˆp ehangach
  • Hunanymwybyddiaeth & Ystyried - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch cryfderau, gwendidau, nodau ac amcanion eich hun. Gallu adolygu ,cloriannu a myfyrio'n rheolaidd ar eich perfformiad eich hun ac eraill.

Sgiliau pwnc penodol

  • Develop the ability to interpret legal rules and employ techniques of legal reasoning competently and efficiently in order to offer a range of solutions and conclusions to actual or hypothetical complex legal problems, all supported by relevant academic literature, jurisprudence and legislative research. Such solutions will be clearly communicated and presented
  • Develop the ability to analyse complex legal issues, set against the background of the political, social, economic or cultural contexts in which they may arise
  • Develop those skills which are necessary for scholarship and research in legal subjects, namely the ability to identify relevant primary and secondary legal sources and to retrieve accurate legal information using paper and electronic sources

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