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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2035B: Constitutional and Administrative Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level 5
Credits 30 ECTS Value 15
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 1 (12 weeks) and term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Richard Bowyer (Lecturer)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

The constitution of the UK is extremely dynamic and developing incrementally through changes in relationships with Europe, devolution to Scotland, Wales and the regions and human rights legislation. This module will help you to analyse and challenge some of the basic tenets of the constitution of the UK. Developments in judicial review will enable you to understand the relationship of judges and the government and the impact of this relationship on both the law and the state. You will also study and analyse the impact of human rights on the laws of the United Kingdom.

This module will develop your analytical skills and your ability to understand the role of public law that although complex and technical allows for exciting discussion on issues which are both current and shifting.

 

Module created

01/10/2004

Last revised

21/07/2022