Module leader: Jean McHale
The EU is increasingly having an impact upon domestic health law and policy across member states. This has given rise to increased legislation, regulation and engagement by academic writers and policy makers in this area. This course explores the legal and institutional frameworks that deliver health law and policy in Europe and the nature and extent of their impact upon member states by reference to selected examples.
The evolution of fundamental rights upon the EU law and policy
EU competence in the area of health and modes of governance
The impact of consumerism,
Principles of free movement and patients seeking treatment in other member states
The regulation of EU public health
Health and the EU
Health and the global context
Methods of assessment
Modules on the LLM programmes will be assessed in one of the following ways. As this website is set up in advance, it is not possible to specify which method of assessment will be implemented for each module.
One 3-hour written examination
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