Comparative Private Law

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

  • To supplement the student’s knowledge and skills in a way that may form part of the student’s choice of educational and professional profile

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • The background and ratio legis behind EU competition law, market definition, vertical agreements, horizontal agreements, cartels, abuse of a dominant position, mergers and joint ventures

Skills

  • To identify competition law disciplines and their interrelationship
  • To identify the interdisciplinary differences and similarities
  • To identify competition law problems from a complex material
  • To analyze competition law issues and make a critical balancing of the legal arguments
  • To argue legally and linguistically correct and in a structured and coherent way

Competences

  • To identify competition law disciplines and their interrelationship
  • To identify the interdisciplinary differences and similarities
  • To identify competition law problems from a complex material
  • To analyze competition law issues and make a critical balancing of the legal arguments
  • To argue legally and linguistically correct and in a structured and coherent way

Type of instruction

  • Lectures

Extent and expected workload

  • 270 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examComparative Private Law
Type of exam
Written exam
One week take-home exam
10 page legal paper in answer to a given exam question
ECTS10
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentWe refer to the grading scale order

Additional information

  • The module is open to students from Law and Business Law 

Facts about the module

Danish titleComparative Private Law
Module codeKA-EJ-13-S34
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS10
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Law
FacultyThe Faculty of Social Sciences

Litterature

  • Richard Whish and David Bailey, Competition Law, 2015, 8th edition, Oxford University Press (approx. 500 pages)