Module Details

LW504-7-AU-CO: European Union Law And Human Rights

Year: 2017/18
Department: Law (School of)
Essex credit: 15
ECTS credit: 7.5
Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students: Yes
Full Year Module Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students for a Single Term: No
Outside Option: No

Supervisor: Professor Steven Peers
Teaching Staff: Professor Steve Peers
Contact details: School of Law, University of Essex. Telephone: 01206 873719 Email: speers (non essex users should add

Module is taught during the following terms
Autumn Spring Summer

Module Description

This module provides a detailed analysis of the impact of European Union law upon human rights. It examines the agreement on accession of the EU to the European Convention on Human Rights, as well as the scope and content of the EU's own Charter of Fundamental Rights. This includes a detailed study of the human rights aspects of EU rules on asylum, immigration, discrimination and criminal law.

Learning and Teaching Methods


100 per cent Coursework Mark

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