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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2035H: Constitutional and Administrative Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Overview

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

This module ran during term 2 (9 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Dimitrios Kagiaros (Convenor)

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. This module will develop your analytical skills and your ability to understand the role of public law which although complex and technical allows for exciting discussion on issues which are both current and shifting. Also, this constitutional and administrative law is part of the foundations of legal knowledge required for those who ultimately wish to practice as a barrister or solicitor in England and Wales.

Module created

01/10/2004

Last revised

10/01/2019