Modules for European Studies and Law [portland/thnet/Es1199/_private/navbar.htm]

Course Structure

The course of study normally extends over a period of three years, corresponding to the three stages of study. Students will study a combination of double, single and linked compulsory and optional units which may include units up to a total of 30 credits (electives) in Stages 2 and 3, chosen from units offered by other departments within the University.

Stage One

Students must study units amounting to 120 credits, including at least 100 at level one or above. All units offered within the department in stage one are at level one.

Stage one provides an introduction to the study of Politics and Contemporary History of Europe, as well as an introduction to Law. Students will take the following units, totalling 120 credits in the two semesters:


Stage 1 Modules for European Studies and Law
Code Unit Title Credits Lvl/Sem
ESH005M Introduction to Modern European History: From Division to Unity 10 L1S1
ESP004M Comparative Politics I 10 L1S1
ESH006M Modern European Ideologies 10 L1S2
ESP003M Introduction to Political Science 10 L1S2
BC5001M Contract Law I 10 (linked) L1S1
BC5002M Contract Law II 10 (linked) L1S2
BC5003M Public Law I 10 (linked) L1S1
BC5004M Public Law II 10 (linked) L1S2

Plus units amounting to 40 credits taken from the following:
Code Unit Title Credits Lvl/Sem
BC5005M English Legal Process 10 L1S1
BC5006M Law of Tort I 10 (linked) L1S2
BC5007M Information Technology 10 L1S1
BC5008M European Business Economics I 10 (linked) L1S1
BC5009M European Business Economics II 10 (linked) L1S2
BC5010M Legal and Business Skills I 10 L1S2


Code Unit Title Credits Lvl/Sem
ES0601D French Language I 20 L1S1
ES0602D French Language II 20 L1S2
ES0603D German Language I 20 L1S1
ES0604D German Language II 20 L1S2
ES0613D Spanish Language I 20 L1S1
ES0614D Spanish Language II 20 L1S2
ES0627D Italian Language I 20 L1S1
ES0628D Italian Language II 20 L1S2
ML0330K Russian Language I 20 L1S1
ML0330K Russian Language II 20 L1S2
ES0621D Modern Greek I 20 L1S1
ES0622D Modern Greek I 20 L1S2

Students are not permitted to select units in levels two and three unless they have taken the appropriate pre-requisites in level one.


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Stages Two and Three

In stages two and three all students will take units to a total of 240 credits, normally 120 credits in each stage. Of these at least 80 credits will be in European Studies, and at least 80 credits will be in Law.

All students should take the following compulsory units amounting to 80 credits:

Stages 2 and 3 Modules
Code Unit Title Credits Lvl/Sem
ESH102D Modern Europe I 20 L2S1
ESH103D Modern Europe II 20 L2S2
BC5205M Criminal Law I 10 (linked) L2S1
BC5206M Criminal Law II 10 (linked) L2S2
BC5303L Aspects of European Law I 10 (linked) L3S1
BC5303L Aspects of European Law II 10 (linked) L3S2

Students should then take units amounting to 160 credits of which at least 40 will be in European Studies and at least 40 in Law.
European Studies Modules (at least 40 credits)
Code Unit Title Credits Lvl/Sem
ESH209D Modern Germany 20 L3S1
ESH207D History of European Integration 20 L3S1
ESH245M Britain in the age of Revolution and Reform, 1760-1832 1 10 L3S2
1 Alternates with ESH246M Aristocracy, Democracy and Empire: Britain 1832-1914.
ESH246M Aristocracy, Democracy and Empire: Britain 1832-1914 10 L3S2
ESH247M Revolutionary France 1789-1848 2 10 L3S2
2 Alternates with ESH248M Revolution, Empire and Republic, France 1848-1914.
ESH248M Revolution, Empire and Republic: France 1848-1914 10 L3S2
ESH224D History of South East Europe 20 L3S2
ESH242M Imperial Russia, 1801-1917 10 L3S2
ESH243D Soviet Russia, 1917-1991 20 L3S2
ESH236D History of North-East Europe 20 L3S2
ESH237M Intellectual History in Germany, 1800 to the Present 10 L3S1
ESH238M German Foreign Policy since 1914 10 L3S1
ESH239M Britain and Central and Eastern Europe 1919-45 10 L3S1
ESH240M The Holocaust 10 L3S1
ESH241M Reform and Revolution in France, 1774-1794 10 L3S2
ESH244M Soviet Russia, 1917-1991 (Advanced) 10 L3S2
ESP108M Public Policy 10 L3S1
ESP229M Advanced Public Policy 10 L3S1
ESP219M State, Economy and Industry in Western Europe 10 L3S1
ESE218M Political Economy of the Single European Market 10 L3S1
ESP106M Political Theory 10 L3S1
ESP227M Advanced Political Theory 10 L3S2
ESP107M Comparative Politics II 10 L3S2
ESP228M Advanced Comparative Politics 10 L3S2
ESP213M International Relations 10 L3S2
ESP203M Politics and Policies of the EU 10 L3S2
ESP233M Politics and Policies of the EU (advanced) 10 L3S2
ESP109M Politics and Policies of the UK 10 L3S1
ESP230M Politics & Policies of the UK (Advanced) 10 L3S1
ESP110M Contemporary French Politics 10 L3S1
ESP231M Contemporary French Politics (advanced) 10 L3S1
ESP111M Politics & Policies of Germany 10 L3S1
ESP232M Politics & Policies of Germany (Advanced) 10 L3S1
ESP225M Politics & Policies of Greece 10 L3S2
ESP235M Politics & Policies of Greece (Advanced) 10 L3S2
ESP223M Politics & Policies of Italy 10 L3S1
ESP234M Politics & Policies of Italy (Advanced) 10 L3S1
ESP210M Politics and Policies of Spain 10 L3S1
ESP226M Politics & Government of the US 10 L3S2
ESP201M International Political Economy 10 L3S2
ESE236M Macroeconomics for Open Economies 10 L3S1
SEE219M Economics of Labour 10 L3S2
ESE233M Economic Interaction between North and South 10 L3S1
ESE237M Europe of the Regions 10 L3S1
ESE238M European and International Integration 10 L3S2
Law Modules (at least 40 credits):
Code Unit Title Credits Lvl/Sem
BC5201M Law of Tort II 10 (linked) L2S1
BC5202M Commercial Law I 10 (linked) L2S1
BC5203M Commercial Law II 10 (linked) L2S2
BC5204M Consumer Law 10 L2S1
BC5308M Law of Employment 10 L3S1
BC5306M Land Law I 10 (linked) L3S1
BC5307M Land Law II 10 (linked) L3S2
BC5304L Company Law and Administration I 10 (linked) L3S1
BC5304L Company Law and Administration II 10 (linked) L3S2
BC5309M Law of Evidence 10 L3S1
BC5305M Family Law 10 L3S2
BC5310M Law of the Working Environment 10 L3S2
BC5302M Environmental Law 10 L3S2

The remaining 80 credits will be taken either from Law or European Studies units not included in the above lists or from language units (see below) subject to fulfillment of the necessary pre-requisites:
Code Unit Title Credits Lvl/Sem
ES0607D EAL F3 French Language 3AS 20 L2S1
ES0608D EAL F4 French Language 4AS 20 L2S2
ES0609M EAL F5 French Language 5AS 10 L3S1
ES0619M EAL F6 French Language 6AS 10 L3S2
ES0610D EAL G3 German Language 3AS 20 L2S1
ES0611D EAL G4 German Language 4AS 20 L2S2
ES0612M EAL G5 German Language 4AS 10 L3S1
ES0620M EAL G6 German Language 6AS 10 L3S2
ES0615D EAL S3 Spanish Language 3AS 20 L2S1
ES0615D EAL S4 Spanish Language 4AS 20 L2S2
ES0617M EAL S5 Spanish Language 5AS 10 L3S1
ES0618M EAL S6 Spanish Language 6AS 10 L3S2
ES0629D EAL Italian Language 20 L2S1
ES0630D EAL Italian Language 20 L2S2
ES0631M EAL Italian Language 10 L3S1
ES0632M EAL Italian Language 10 L3S2
ES0623D EALK 3 Greek Language 3AS 20 L2S1
ES0624D EALK 4 Greek Language 4AS 20 L2S2
ES0625M EALK 5 Greek Language 5AS 10 L3S1
ES0626M EALK 6 Greek Language 6AS 10 L3S2
ML0338L Spoken Skills IV (Russian ab initio) 20 L2S1
ML0338L Spoken Skills IV (Russian ab initio) 20 L2S2
ML0337L Written Skills III (Russian ab initio) 10 L3S1
ML0337L Written Skills III (Russian ab initio) 10 L3S2


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