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COURSE SYLLABUS

International law and european law 7.5 credits

Folkrätt och europarätt
First cycle, J0044N
Version
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2021 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
Subject
Jurisprudence
Subject group (SCB)
Law and Legal Studies
Main field of study
Jurisprudence

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and completed the course Legal introduction course (J0046N) 15 credits with at least a passing grade, or equivalent.


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on 1-165 credits.



Course Aim
After completing the course student will be able to:
  • Explain the basics of international and European law;
  • Demonstrate understanding for the relationship between international law, European law and national law;
  • Explain the structure and function of international and regional organisations and institutions, and give examples of different international and regional collaborative organisations;
  • Evaluate and critically relate to various types of legal rules and decisions within the areas covered by the course;
  • Identify and analyse legal issues within the areas covered by the course;
  • Verbally account for legal issues within the areas covered by the course in a structured way, and;
  • In writing structure, analyse and answer legal questions within the areas covered by the course in an educational and stringent manner.

Contents
The course begins with an introduction to international law. Thereafter the following areas are addressed: International organisations, Regional integration and cooperation, as well as Human Rights.

Realization
Each course occasion´s language and form is stated and appear on the course page on Luleå University of Technology's website.
The course consists of lectures and seminars/exercises. The student shall prepare each lecture by reading relevant parts of the literature and study the assigned material and questions. Before each seminar/exercise, the student shall answer the assigned questions. At the time of the seminar/exercise the questions will be discussed in small groups. The student shall verbally present their solutions to the group at, at least, one occasion. The course concludes with a written exam of 7.5 credits.

Examination
If there is a decision on special educational support, in accordance with the Guideline Student's rights and obligations at Luleå University of Technology, an adapted or alternative form of examination can be provided.
The student shall demonstrate that he or she meets the objectives of the course in the written exam. This means that the student shall demonstrate that he or she can explain the basics of international law and European law and has an understanding of the relationship between international law, European law and national law, as well as being able to explain the structure and function of international and regional organisations and relate to various types of legal rules and decisions. The student shall also demonstrate that he or she can explain the legal issues in a structured, educational and stringent manner.

Remarks
Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration eduets@ltu.se,not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Examiner
Maria Pettersson

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2018 Sp 2 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Bring, Ove, Mahmoudi, Said och Wrange, Pål; Sverige och folkrätten. Norstedts juridik. Latest edition.

Articles, case law and other electronic material will be added, and is included in the course requirements

Course offered by
Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts

Modules
CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Written examinationU G VG *7.50MandatoryA15

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Bo Jonsson, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 16 Feb 2015

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts 17 Feb 2021