EU Single Market Law (828M3)
EU Single Market Law
Module details for 2011 cohort.
FHEQ Level 7 (Masters)
The `single' or `internal' market, defined by reference to the `four freedoms', lies at the very heart of the European Community with policies on the free movement of goods, persons, services and capital destined to ensure an ever closer economic, monetary and political union. This module examines the legal foundations of the single market tracing the deployment of both `negative' and `positive' integration mechanisms together with the use of various legal techniques destined to achieve completion of the internal market. While concentrating particularly on the free movement regimes applicable to goods, persons and services, the module will investigate the interaction of these key policy areas with other issues such as social welfare provision, the rights and responsibilities of private actors and the protection of fundamental rights. The module explores not only the substantive rules and their application, but also the constitutional significance of the removal of obstacles to movement. Throughout we look closely at the case law of the European Court of Justice and its deep inroads into national economic sovereignty.
Compare the characteristics of the rules relating to goods, services and persons;
Explain the concepts and values which have shaped the single market;
Evaluate the extent to which a single market has genuinely been achieved;
Link the single market to wider constitutional and governance questions in the EC and EU
|Essay (5000 words)||Summer Term Week 1 Wed 16:00||100.00%|
Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.
Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.
|Spring Term||SEMINAR||2 hours||011111111100|
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