AI1550 Introduction to Swedish law 15.0 credits

Juridisk översiktskurs

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course is divided into two parts, part 1 and part 2. The first part begins with a lecture and a workshop that focuses on the legal order and legal methods, as a basis for the studies of the different areas of law. The different areas are the covered one by one. As a general rule there is a lecture and a workshop that deals with one area of law each week. The workshops are mainly devoted to discussions of legal problems.

Among the areas of law covered are the law of contract, consumer protection legislation, the law of associations, the law of torts, family law and the law of inheritance and wills, real property law, the law of securities, the law of intellectual property, the law of marketing and competition, European Community law, labour law, penal law and procedural law.

Intended learning outcomes *

After having taken the course the student shall have a basic knowledge of the legal order, the different areas of law and the relevant legal concepts, as well as about legal methods and a basic proficiency in solving legal problems.

After having taken the course the student shall be able to:

* Identify basic legal problems and find the applicable legal rules in the areas of law covered by the course.

* Apply the relevant legal rules when solving basic legal problems in the areas of law covered by the course, and to explain the reasons for the application of the rules to the problems.

Course Disposition

In the first part the student shall write one or more summaries of relevant court cases. The cases are discussed at one of the workshops. There is a written examination at the end of the first part.

The second part continues in the same way as the first part, where different areas of law are covered one at the time. In the second part the students shall write an essay in a given area of law. As a part of the assignment, the students have to find the relevant legal material. At the end of the second part there is a written examination.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

General requirements.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Required reading will be posted on the course’s web page no later than 4 weeks prior to the start of the course.


Required reading will be posted on the course’s web page no later than 4 weeks prior to the start of the course.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • NÄR1 - Attendance, - credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TENA - Examination, 7.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • TENB - Examination, 7.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVNA - Exercise, 0.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • ÖVNB - Exercise, 0.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

To take the exam passed attendance at respective part of the course is required.

Other requirements for final grade *

Passed attendance (NÄR1; 0,0 hp)

Passed attendance (NÄR2; 0,0 hp)

Passed examination (TEN1; 7,0 hp)

Passed examination (TEN2; 7,0 hp)

Passed exercises (ÖVN1; 0,5 hp)

Passed exercises (ÖVN2; 0,5 hp)

The final grade for the course as a whole as well as for each part of the course is decided by the result of the examinations. Passed exercise may give extra points to the examination.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Jonny Flodin

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web AI1550

Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law

Main field of study *

Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

studentexp.fob@abe.kth.se

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.