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2010/1 Module Catalogue
 Module Code: LAW2021 Module Title: SPANISH LAW
Module Provider: School of Law Short Name: LAW210
Level: HE2 Module Co-ordinator: GARCIA VLEJO A Mrs (Schl of Law)
Number of credits: 30 Number of ECTS credits: 15
Module Availability
Assessment Pattern

Unit(s) of Assessment

Weighting Towards Module Mark (%)

Examination: three-hour exam


Module Overview
The module explores Spanish Law
A pass in written Spanish and Spanish grammer at Level 1
Module Aims

The aim of this course is to provide students with a good knowledge of the Spanish legal system; The Module will also develop students' ability to work with Spanish legal terminology and practical guidance on studying law at a Spanish university and working in a Spanish legal environment.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module, students should be able to:

  • Identify Spanish legal terminology
  • Understand Spanish legal concepts and apply them in theory and in practice
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the Spanish legal system
Module Content

The module explores the most important issues of the Spanish legal system in general terms

  • Constitutional law
  • Civil Law (Contracts, Rights, Family law)
  • commercial law
  • labour law
  • procedural law
  • tax law
Methods of Teaching/Learning
The method of teaching is by lectures, these lectures will introduce the students to the subject areas. The students will learn how to use Spanish legal sources to develop answers to cases applying the law according to Spanish legal methodology

This module will be taught in Spanish
Selected Texts/Journals
Costitución Española de 1978
Código Civil Español
Curso de Derecho privado Editorial Tirant Lo Blanch, Directores Emilio M. Beltrán y Francisco Javier Orduña Moreno
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