LAW-10031 - Administrative law
Coordinator: John Cotter Tel: +44 1782 7 34519
Lecture Time: See Timetable...
Level: Level 4
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733218

Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2022/23

To provide a general introduction to administrative law, with particular reference to judicial review, and to provide essential skills in the analysis of doctrinal law.

Talis Aspire Reading List
Any reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.

Intended Learning Outcomes

comprehend, analyse and critically discuss; the relationship between constitutional and administrative law, the impact of 'New Public Management' in administrative law and the nature, function and basis of judicial review and its impact on administrative decision making
: 1
show development in skills in reading and analyzing administrative legislation and cases
: 1
identify and explain contextual factors, such as political dynamics which shape the legal powers and control of the administration: 1
demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of the sources, structures and procedures surrounding administrative law and its relationship to constitutional law: 1

Study hours

Lectures - 20 hours
Tutorials - 6 hours
Revision session - 2 hours
Tutorial preparation 48 hours
Directed reading and exam preparation 74 hours

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Essay weighted 100%
Essay with a word limit of 2000 words (excluding footnotes)
Students must answer one question from a choice of three.