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Accessibility Statement for European Union law (W330)

Mode of study

Most of this module’s study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images, 22 audios and 63 video clips (all with transcripts/subtitles), diagrams, interactive media, animations, multiple choice self-assessed quizzes. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms. The module text book is printed and provided in hardcopy.

Tuition strategy

This module provides day schools. Each day school offers an online alternative. Although not compulsory, attendance at day schools will help you consolidate your learning. 

Working with others

You will be required to work with other students at day schools and in alternative online learning events. This includes working together with fellow students on a task.

Practical work

This module introduces you to the use of an online legal writing. Alternative study materials have been prepared to enable students with visual impairments or limited manual dexterity to successfully study the module.

Diagrams and other visual content

The study materials contain some diagrams and graphs. Reading, interpreting and producing examples of these is an important part of the study of this module. Figure descriptions are provided for most figures.

Finding information

You may be required to search for, and make use of, third party material online. Alternatives for required or assessed research material can be provided to enable you to meet the Learning Outcomes of the module.

Specialist reading material

In this module you will be working with specialist legal reading material such as case reports and the writing of legal scholars. These are delivered via bespoke, third party software.


This module has two Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system, two Interactive Computer-Marked Assignments (iCMAs) completed online, and an End-of-Module Assessment submitted online.


You will receive feedback from your tutor on your submitted Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs). This will help you to reflect on your TMA performance. You should refer to it to help you prepare for your next assignment.


All University modules are structured according to a set timetable and you will need time-management skills to keep your studies on track. You will be supported in developing these skills.

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