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European Union Law (LLB342)

Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: SUM-internal
Description Introduces students to the legal system of the European Union (EU) with emphasis on the constitutional, administrative and commercial aspects. The political and economic origins of the EU will also be discussed, along with the relationship between Community Law and the laws of the member States, and the free movement of goods, workers, capital and services. The unit will concentrate on the transnational protection of economic and social rights and the jurisprudence of the European Court of Justice.
Unit Learning Outcomes The broad aims and outcomes of this unit are to:
1. Be able to understand the basic structure of EU legal order
2. Be able to understand the correlation among the various aspects of institutional bodies
3. Be able to deal with the questions concerning the validity and interpretation of EU legislative acts
4. Be able to understand and theoretically apply the judicial tools
5. Be able to assess the impact of European legal sources within national legal systems
6. Be able to develop appropriately researched answers to questions and problems arising under this legal order.
Timetabled Learning Activities
Unit Learning Experiences Lectures will provide a framework for studying the unit and a structured presentation of core content.
Other Learning Experiences Lectures/online (as required at the time): 24 hours (or equivalent) taught intensively in the Summer in November and December 2020).
Assessment An essay and exam
Prerequisites Successful completion of all Part I units in the LLB, and successful completion LLB259/LAW259 Constitutional Law.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed LAW342 European Union Law may not enrol in this unit for credit
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Law (LLB); (LLB(Hons)) [New in 2014]
Law + Arts [Combined] (LLB)+(BA)
Law + Business [Combined] (LLB)+(BBus)
Law + Commerce [Combined] (LLB)+(BCom)
Law + Communication [Combined] (LLB)+(BCommun)
Law + Criminology [Combined] (LLB)+(BCrim) [New in 2018]
Law + Global Security [Combined] (LLB)+(BGS) [New in 2019]
Law + Psychology [Combined] (LLB)+(BA) [New in 2018]
Law + Psychology [Combined] (LLB)+(BSc)
Law + Science [Combined] (LLB)+(BSc) [New in 2014]
Law - Graduate Entry (LLB) [New in 2017]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


Unit Coordinator
Professor Jurgen Brohmer

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6353
e: J.Brohmer@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.006 - Building 460, Murdoch Campus
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