European Union Law


Final Level, half course, first semester, two lectures per week.

9 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8

Convener: Emeritus Professor D J Devine

Course entry requirements: All Preliminary and Intermediate Level courses to have been completed.

Course outline:

The course provides an introduction to the institutions and instruments of the European Union, with a focus on its relationship with Southern Africa. A few of the aspects covered include: organisation of the European Communities and their Institutions; Union Law and National Law; the foundations of the European Union (Competition Policy and the Internal Market) and Human Rights in the European Union (the relationship between the European Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights).

DP requirements: None

Assessment: June examination (1½ hour) 100%.