The programme aims to provide the professional with an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of the most important theoretical and practical aspects of EU law by focusing on the Treaty of the European Community. The programme will: - Deal with the free movement of goods and people (including citizenship), the freedom of establishment, the freedom to provide services, the free movement of capital and economic and monetary union; - Cover also competition law, social policy, environmental policy and external relations; - Conclude with judicial review of EC law, including liability of EU institutions, and the enforcement of EC law with regard to the protection of individual’s rights in national courts and with regard to the applicable procedures.
people with a minimum 2:1 first degree in law or a related discipline, or qualified barristers or solicitors.
MA, PG Dip EU Law
Accredited for CPD and Bar NPP.
- Gives an in-depth insight into European Union Law principles and practice
- Programme materials written by experts in the field
- Can be studied anywhere in the world
The syllabus covers: an introduction to the Treaties, including the EC institutions and legistlative procedures; free movement of goods and people (including citizenship); freedom of establishment; freedom to provide services; free movement of capital and Economic and Monetary Union; competition law; social policy; environmental law; external relations; judicial review of EC law, including liability of EC institutions; enforcement of EC law with regard to the protection of an individual's rights in national courts and to the applicable procedures; research methods.
Programme format and assessment
Three compulsory assignments and a single three and a quarter hour examination. Master's involves one project plan and a single 12,000 - 15,000 word dissertation.
Two years PT (Distance Learning), October to June.