Emneplan forBALV3400 European Union and EEA Law

Innledning

This course presents and discusses the legal framework of the European Union (EU) and of the European Economic Area (EEA). The focus is on the political institutions, the decision-making processes, the sources of law of the European Union and their relation with national law. The aim is to provide knowledge on the EU/EEA dimension, shedding light on Norway's relationship with the European Union.

Forkunnskapskrav

None.

Læringsutbytte

Knowledge

The student will have knowledge of:

  • The development of the EU and the EEA, and their main principles and aims
  • Fundamental topics of EU/EEA law such as sources of law, decision making-processes, political institutions, etc.
  • Topical issues such as the effects of EU law in the national legal systems and Norway's relationship with the European Union

Skills

The student will be able to:

  • Understand the scope of the European integration process
  • Illustrate how the decision-making processes within the EU/EEA dimension work
  • Identify and utilize legal sources of EU/EEA law
  • Solve basic issues of EU/EEA law independently
  • Discuss critically the connection between the EU and the Norwegian legal systems

General competence

The student will be able to:

  • Reflect and write on topics such as legal sources, political institutions, etc., and on the relationship between national and supranational legal systems
  • Use English legal terminology connected to the topics studied

Arbeids- og undervisningsformer

The course is based on lectures, group work, homework assignments, and literature.

Arbeidskrav og obligatoriske aktiviteter

None. 

Vurdering og eksamen

A written digital examination of four hours. The students must write their exam in English.

Hjelpemidler ved eksamen

  • Dictionary (English-Norwegian, English-foreign language)
  • Legal documents: TEU, TFEU, the EEA Agreement, directives, regulations, decisions of the Courts, etc.

Books and slides are not allowed. 

Vurderingsuttrykk

A grade scale with five grades from A to E for pass and F for fail is used as the assessment form.

Sensorordning

All the exam papers will be assessed by an internal examiner. A selection of at least 25% of the exam papers will be assessed by an external examiner. An external examiner will also be used when there is doubt about whether an exam paper should be awarded a pass grade. The grades awarded to exam papers assessed by the external examiner will be used to determine the level of all exam papers.

Om emnet

Engelsk emnenavn
European Union and EEA Law
Studieprogram
Høst: Oslo Business School, Exchange Programme / Bachelorstudium i administrasjon og ledelse / Årsstudium i organisasjon og ledelse
Studiepoeng
10.0 stp.
Studieår
2018
Pensum
pensum
Timeplan
HØST 2018
Programplan
Høst 2018: Oslo Business School, Exchange Programme / Bachelorstudium i administrasjon og ledelse / Årsstudium i organisasjon og ledelse