2428.14 - Institutional survey – self study course in law

Course number
Institutional survey – self study course in law
Bachelor degree or equivalent with adequate component of law
To provide a descriptive and analytical survey of an institution with jurisdiction the Faroe Islands. The student shall describe and analyse enabling legislation and by-laws of said institution, in addition to collecting, describing and analysing preparatory works, scholarly references, practise, and external review of the institution. The student shall further demonstrate his understanding of the importance of the several sources of law for the activity of the institution and at the same time indicate importance of the institution outside the narrow legal field.
The course requires that the student has opportunity to self study either as an intern or otherwise gaining access to materials and thereafter has opportunity to organise the materials using IT or otherwise utilise available case reports, public data or acquired access to information. Materials must be registered with identity and search terms. The survey must be available for distribution.
Learning and teaching approaches
Self study with instruction as need arises most likely in co-operation with an institution that administers relevant decisions. The student shall submit a concrete proposal and may then get an approval with further conditions as well as an individual deadline for submission and assessment.
Learning outcomes
The students shall: -Collect, register, describe and analyse an adequate number of representative laws, decisions, articles, cases and other documents. -Work with the relevant institution or otherwise use networks and relevant cooperation. -Demonstrate an understanding of case-law and the development of law in practice. -Analyse decisions in adequately purposeful summaries. -Present and pursue arguments in a balanced manner with an understanding of the differing interests, scopes of interpretation, and developments of the field. -Present and pursue arguments with an understanding of the practical importance of the diverse understandings, trends and practices. -Presenting and formulating knowledge and arguments professionally and eloquently marked by clear organisation and context.
Assessment method
External examiners (with instructor) Written assessment of the survey and other attached documents.
Bárður Larsen