Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2022-23

The subject of Roman Law offers those who start a Law degree the means to acquire the forma mentis of the jurist. Given the prevailing conception that gives priority to specialized knowledge in a certain branches of the legal system, interdisciplinarity requires that the student be able to organize the information received within the framework of Law as a whole, in which reciprocal relations between ius gentium-ius civile form a part, that is, international law and national law, ius publicum-ius privatum, substantive law and procedural law, etc. What we seek is to open a broad perspective that goes beyond reductionist positions that are limited to the strictly national or local scope.

The juridical mentality finds suitable formulas in the compiled sources of Roman Law that go beyond the changing and varied regulations in force regarding the essential elements of an institutional conceptual nature that allow it to acquire sufficient degree of security and stability.

In this way, the decisive importance that the jurisprudential casuistic method of equity had in classical Rome, as opposed to the subsequent codification, constitutes a solid antecedent for the training of those who study comparative law and even European law. At the same time, the process of receiving the doctrine elaborated from the Corpus Iuris Civilis is fundamental in the duality formed by Common Law and Special and Foral Law, among which is Valencian Civil Law.



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • CG1 : Capacity for oral and written communication.
  • CG2 : Information and communication technology skills.
  • CG3 : Capacity to communicate in a foreign language.
  • CG4 : Capacity for analysis and synthesis.
  • CG5 : Develop the capacity for organisation and planning.
  • CG9 : Capacity for self-learning and adapting to new situations.


Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Awareness of the importance of Law as a system for regulating social relationships.
  • CE12 : Capacity for legal argument.
  • CE14 : Understanding of the main public and private institutions in their genesis and as a whole.
  • CE15 : Understand the different ways laws are created through historical evolution and current reality.
  • CE16 : Understand and handle legal research methods and techniques.
  • CE2 : Perceive the unitary nature of the legal code and the interdisciplinary vision required for legal problems.
  • CE4 : Capacity to handle legal sources (legal, jurisprudential and doctrinal).
  • CE6 : Capacity to read and interpret legal texts.
  • CE7 : Capacity to write legal documents.
  • CE8 : Master computer techniques for obtaining legal information (legislative, jurisprudential and bibliographical databases) and have the ability to use the Internet to obtain information and communicate data.
  • CE9 : Acquire critical conscience in analysing legal codes and the development of legal dialectics.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2022-23

Cognitive objectives:

1. Mastery of legal terminology of Latin origin. 2. Assimilation of the essential elements of the legal notions of the ius commune omnium hominum, within the complete system of the institutions. 3. Initiation to casuistic, evidentiary and demonstrative argumentation.





Code: 19001
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,80
Practical credits: 0,60
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Area: ROMAN LAW
    Theoretical credits: 1,8
    Practical credits: 0,6
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught