European Union Law is a distance learning programme; study at one of the leading law schools in the UK from anywhere in the world. Gain an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of the most important theoretical and practical aspects of EU law focusing on the Treaties of the European Union.
- Gives an in-depth insight into European Union Law principles and practice.
- Programme materials written by experts in the field.
The syllabus covers: an introduction to the Treaties, including the EU institutions and legislative 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 EU law, including liability of EU institutions; enforcement of EU law with regard to the protection of an individual's rights in national courts and to the applicable procedures; research methods.
Module One: Introduction and Internal Market I
Module Two: Internal Market II & Substantive Policies I
Module Three: Substantive Policies II & Procedural Aspects.
- Course purpose -
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 Treaties of the European Union.
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.
It also covers competition law, social policy, environmental policy and external relations.
Concludes with judicial review of EU law, including liability of EU institutions, and the enforcement of EU law with regard to the protection of individual's rights in national courts and with regard to the applicable procedures.
- Course format and assessment -
Compulsory assignments and examination for the Postgraduate Diploma. MA: dissertation.
This programme enables practitioners to further progress in their chosen profession.
To study for a postgraduate degree at King’s College London is to study at the city’s most central university and at one of the top 20 universities worldwide (2015/16 QS World Rankings). Graduates will benefit from close connections with the UK’s professional, political, legal, commercial, scientific and cultural life, while the excellent reputation of our MA and MRes programmes ensures our postgraduate alumni are highly sought after by some of the world’s most prestigious employers. We provide graduates with skills that are highly valued in business, government, academia and the professions.