The Single Market of the European Union (Advanced) (M6031)

15 credits, Level 6

Spring teaching

You will examine the European Single Market as developed by the European Union (EU), with an emphasis on the role of law as a tool of European integration.

The module concentrates on a detailed study of the EU substantive law, in relation to the single market in persons, goods, services, as well as non-market issues such as citizenship of the EU.


81%: Lecture
19%: Seminar


100%: Examination (Distance examination, Multiple choice questions)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 32 hours of contact time and about 118 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2022/23. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: