Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW2035H: Constitutional and Administrative Law
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
This module is only available to students studying for the JD on the HKUST-Exeter Programmes in Law. This module aims to enable you to develop: an understanding of the concepts, traditions and principles underpinning the constitution of the UK; an understanding of the main recent constitutional reforms of the United Kingdom constitution, especially in relation to Europe, devolution, the Human Rights Act 1998, and the Constitutional Reform Act 2005; an understanding of the nature, basis and continuing development of judicial review in the United Kingdom; an ability to see the links between public law and the exercise of political and judicial power; an ability to begin to use, analyse and critique materials and texts; and an ability to articulate and discuss issues relating to public law.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. demonstrate knowledge of constitutional and administrative law and a range of major concepts, values and principles relevant to its application|
2. identify, explain and discuss key issues in constitutional and administrative law and to apply relevant rules and theories
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. demonstrate knowledge of legal concepts and their contextual, social, and political implications|
4. work independently and manage time efficiently in preparing for scheduled learning activities, exercises and assessments
|Personal and Key Skills||5. work independently and manage time efficiently in preparing for scheduled learning activities, exercises and assessments|
6. manage relevant learning resources, information, and learning strategies, and to develop own arguments and opinions with some guidance