LAW-20086 - Administrative Law (Level 5)
Coordinator: John Cotter Tel: +44 1782 7 34519
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Level: Level 5
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.

Intended Learning Outcomes

comprehend, analyse and critically discuss; the relationship between constitutional and administrative law,: 1
identify 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 2,000 words (excluding footnotes)
Students must answer one question from a choice of three.