This course introduces students to the legal system of the European Union (EU).

Emphasis will be placed on the constitutional, administrative and commercial law of the EU. The topics which will be discussed in this course include the political and economic origins of the EU, its institutional structures (with emphasis on the European Court of Justice), the interrelationship between Union Law and the laws of the twenty-eight member states (or twenty-seven by the time the course is offered), the free movement of goods, workers, capital and services, and Brexit.

The course will concentrate on the transnational protection of economic and social rights and the jurisprudence of the European Court of Justice.

Public International Law
4 days
Next course:
27 July 201928 July 2019 (see all)
Emeritus Professor Gabriel Moens
UQ St Lucia (view map)
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Who is the course designed for

Our CPD courses are available to professionals interested in contemporary legal issues.

Whether you're looking to acquire CPD points, expand your knowledge in a specific area of the law, or gain a general understanding of legal issues impacting your profession, our courses will equip you to go further in every possible future.

Style of learning

Our courses are delivered in collaborative, seminar-style teaching environments, in the award-winning Forgan Smith building.

Our CPD participants benefit from small class sizes which encourage group discussion and debate, and 1-on-1 access to industry experts and leading researchers.


This course is delivered at UQ St Lucia campus.

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Enrol as CPD

This course is part of the Masters of Laws postgraduate program.

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Upcoming sessions

27 July 2019 9:00am28 July 2019 5:00pm
10 August 2019 9:00am11 August 2019 5:00pm
Emeritus Professor Gabriel Moens

CPD enrolment closes two weeks prior to the course start date.

No entry requirements apply, you are not required to submit assessment and your course participation cannot be used as academic credit towards a degree qualification.

Our courses count toward Queensland Law Society Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points if you can demonstrate relevance to your legal practice.