Module Details

LW706-7-SP-CO: External Relations Of European Union

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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:

Module is taught during the following terms
Autumn Spring Summer

Module Description

This module provides a detailed analysis of the institutional framework and the substantive law of the external relations of the European Union, including in particular the rules on EU foreign policy, trade and association agreements.

Learning and Teaching Methods

Teaching is by a 2-hour lecture (with break) for 10 weeks


100 per cent Coursework Mark


A written paper of 5,000 words including footnotes, excluding bibliography


  • Macleod & Henders, External Relations of the European Communities (Oxford, 1996)

Further information

External Examiner Information

  • Name: Dr Hedvig Schmidt
    Institution: The University of Southampton
    Academic Role: Associate Professor