Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2034: European Union Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

While 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:

  • the basics and theories of EU law

  • introduction to the institutions of EU law and its operational doctrines (e.g. supremacy)

  • fundamental freedoms of EU law,

  • fundamental rights,

  • enforcement of EU law

  • competition law

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 activities2222 x 1 hour Lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activities189 x 2 hour teaching-led seminars
Scheduled learning and teaching189 x 2 hour drop-in teacher-led surgeries
Guided Independent study 189 x 2 hour peer-led syndicates meetings and activities
Guided Independent study 70Individual reading and lecture preparation
Guided Independent study 67Syndicates and seminars preparation
Guided Independent study77Assessment preparation
Guided Independent study10Formative assessment

Online Resources

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