Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW1035: Constitutional and Administrative Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2013/4 academic year.


NQF Level 4
Credits 30 ECTS Value 15
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (11 weeks) and term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Sue Prince (Convenor)





Available via distance learning


This module provides you with an understanding of the concepts, traditions and principles underpinning the constitution of the UK, and the main recent reforms, especially in relation to Europe, devolution the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Constitutional Reform Act 2005.  You will also gain an understanding of the nature, basis and continuing development of judicial review in the United Kingdom.

This module is one of the seven foundations of legal knowledge required by the JASB of the Law Society and Bar Council and it is therefore compulsory for all students who wish to progress onto the Vocational Stage of Training to become a Solicitor or Barrister.

This module is available to interdisciplinary pathways and Flexible Combined Honours students. It is suitable as both a part of the Qualifying Law Degree and also non-specialist programmes.

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