An Introduction to Law
Full course description
Subjects covered in the course: Foundations of Law, Sources of Law, Basic Legal Concepts, Property Law, Contracts, Tort Law, Criminal law, Human Rights, International law, Law of Europe, Administrative law, Tax law, Constitutional law, Procedural law, Philosophy of law.
This is an introductory course to legal studies. It has a broad spectrum of 15 subjects that aims at teaching the fundamental concepts of the main disciplines of law. Having completed this course successfully, the student will be acquainted with many of the subjects they will encounter during their bachelor legal programs. Moreover, she will have exercised several skills, including critical reflection, legal reasoning, reading sources of law, solving cases, and communicating about the outcomes.
The course uses a book written by the Faculty of Law at Maastricht University called
- ‘Introduction to Law’ and published by Springer.
Information on how to purchase a copy is made available during the Faculty introduction and in the first week of the course.