Core Module Information
Module title: EU Law

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LAW08120
Module leader: Marco Galimberti
School The Business School
Subject area group: Law

Constitutional and Administrative Law or equivalent at SCQF level 7

Description of module content:

• Introduction to the history and development of the EU
• EU Institutions and the legislative process
• Sources of EU Law
• Supremacy and Direct Effect
• Preliminary References (Art 267 TFEU)
• Enforcement and Direct actions against member states and EU institutions
• Introduction to the Internal Market of the EU and Competition Law.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the law of the EU institutions and the main principles of EU Law;
LO2: Identify and evaluate the system of preliminary references, judicial review, competition law;
LO3: Analyse a line of judicial reasoning and discuss the implications for the development of key EU Law concepts;
LO4: Identify and retrieve up-to-date information from a variety of sources including effective use of IT and other information retrieval systems;
LO5: Undertake independent research with minimal supervision, starting from standard legal information sources;
LO6: Demonstrate competence in the construction and support of a legal argument in writing.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
LAW08120 - EU Law