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On completion of the module, students should be able to
- identify the additional complexities that arise in cross-border litigation
- apply the methodology of the conflict of laws
- explain and justify the role of the conflict of laws
- understand the interaction of conflict of laws and rules of domestic substantive law
- critically assess the Europeanisation of the conflict of laws
- discuss the impact of international conventions on the conflict of laws
- recognise and resolve relevant conflict of laws issues
- carry out independent research in the field
- identify a wide range of primary and secondary specialist conflict of laws resources
|Student Effort Type
|Autonomous Student Learning
Not applicable to this module.
|% of Final Grade
|Essay: Essay (2000 words)
|Continuous Assessment: Class attendance and participation in class discussion (based on assigned reading).
|Throughout the Trimester
|Assignment: Assignment (2000 words)
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Students will receive generalised feedback (via Brightspace) on their assignment and essay. Students will be given an opportunity for further (individual) feedback on their assignment and essay following the release of generalised group feedback. Students will also receive informal feedback during the in-class discussions.