Department of Law
Dean:Eiríkur Elís Þorláksson
Email:ru@ru.is
Website:http://www.ru.is/ld
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BA in Law
Semesters:6
Years:3
ETCS:180
Learning OutcomesView
Education cycle1
Degree titleBA in Law
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Mandatory course on majorTeaching language
Optional course on majorPrerequisites for course
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More infoReading groupElectiveL-106-LESHECTS 0
More infoSeeking solutions to legal problemsCoreL-106-ÚRÁLECTS 6
More infoIndependent StudyElectiveL-739-SJVEECTS 2
More infoExchange StudiesElectiveX-699-EXCHECTS 30
More infoReading groupElectiveL-106-LESHECTS 0
More infoCompany LawCoreL-202-FELAECTS 8
More infoPrivate Law II - General laws of obligationCoreL-205-FJA2ECTS 8
More infoAdministrative LawCoreL-401-STJRECTS 8
More infoMethodologyElectiveL-700-ADFEECTS 0
Year
1. yearPrint
Semester
Level of course4. Second cycle, introductory
Type of courseElective
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites.
ScheduleTaught for 5 weeks until beg. October.Only for students that have not BA degree in Law
Lecturer
No lecturer found.
Content
The course will deal in detail with legal sources and their use in solving legal questions and with legal interpretation (construction). Substantial emphasis will be placed on having students acquire an understanding of the nature and importance of individual sources, their interaction and importance for reaching a legal conclusion in individual disputes. Instruction will be based on case law wherever possible to illustrate individual aspects and main emphasis is placed on training students in independent and critical working practices (methods) in using and applying legal sources
Learning outcome - Objectives
On completion of the course students should: •know the principal characteristics of the Icelandic legal system. •know and understand the various types of legal sources, their importance and interrelation in solving practical problems. •know the materials used for legal interpretation (construction). •know the methods of legal interpretation (construction) and perspectives followed in the interpretation (construction) of law.
Course assessment
Final oral examination (100%). Students must obtain a minimum grade point average of 6 on the oral examination.
Reading material
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Teaching and learning activities
Lectures and discussion classes.
Language of instructionNo language found.
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