School of Law

QLLM100 EU Immigration Law (Sem 1)

Module Description

  • From Rome to Maastricht: the internal market and the push for the development of EU action in Justice and Home Affairs
  • The Schengen experiment: an analysis of the Schengen Convention as a model for EU action on JHA
    • The evolution of competence on JHA – from the third to the first pillar
    • Developments in judicial protection
  • EU measures on asylum
  • EU action on economic migration
  • EU action on irregular migration
  • Border controls, in particular:
    • The European Border Agency
  • Population controls and EU databases: the development of EURODAC, the EU Visa Information System and the Schengen Information System and their interoperability
    • The routine collection of information on passengers/movement in the EU
    • Exchange of passenger data (PNR) with the US
    • Towards a global system of exchange of passenger data

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in European Law
  • LLM in Human Rights Law
  • LLM in Immigration Law
  • Laws (General)
  • LLM Flexible Study.

Mode of Assessment

2 hour 15 minute written examination paper


22.5 Credits