Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Laws

Master of Arts in European Legal Studies
(M.A.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

TAUGHT COMPONENT

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 12 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.

An elective study-unit will ONLY be offered if a sufficient number of students register for it. Consequently, the availability of respective study-units will only be confirmed after the registration period.

Compulsory Units (All students must register for these units)

ECL5036 The Law of Fundamental Freedoms of the European Union (Internal Market) 12 ECTS
ECL5041 EU and Comparative Competition Law and Policy 12 ECTS
ECL5050 Judicial Protection in the EU 12 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for these units)

ECL5049 The Law of the Institutions of the EU 6 ECTS
ECL5071 Research and Methodology for European Union Law 6 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

ECL5035 Labour Law in the European Union 6 ECTS
ECL5038 Environmental Legislation and Policy of the European Union 6 ECTS
ECL5039 EU Transport Law 6 ECTS




Semester 2

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

ECL5037 EU Financial Services Law 6 ECTS
ECL5040 EU and International Trade Law and Policy 6 ECTS
ECL5053 European Union Constitutional Law 6 ECTS
ECL5058 Fundamental Rights in the European Union 6 ECTS
ECL5073 EU Anti-Discrimination Law 6 ECTS




Semester 3

RESEARCH COMPONENT

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this unit)

ECL5054 Dissertation 30 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by The General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Master of Arts in European Legal Studies - M.A. - under the auspices of the Faculty of Laws.
 
Last Updated: 17 January 2020
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

https://www.um.edu.mt/course/programme