EU Law


The analysis of the law of the European Union is based largely on the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union, and legislation made under the Treaties by the Council, the Parliament, and the Commission (secondary legislation). The techniques of harmonisation are examined and illustrated by reference to the Treaty provisions and secondary legislation.


The principal objective is to enable students of a multidisciplinary background (law, politics, and economics) to acquire knowledge and understanding of the role and function of EU law and business regulation within the internal market, and to be able to discuss critically at an advanced level the legal and policy issues arising therefrom.