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LAW139   Public Law in the UK and the EU   (20 credits)

Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F4
Co-requisites   LAW134  
    LAW134 WINS1
Additional Information   Only available to law students


This module is one of the core foundation subjects of the degree, through which students cover the Foundations of Legal Knowledge. It covers the key principles of constitutional, administrative, EU and Human Rights Law, enabling students to acquire knowledge of the key institutions and laws of the UK and the EU relevant to the constitutional and administrative justice systems of those legal orders. The module challenges students to explore at least one contemporary constitutional debate in some depth. The module provides a firm foundation for the more advanced study of a range of areas of public law.


Reading List

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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 171.0
Lecture 14.0
Other 7.0
Seminar 6.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Course Work 0.0 80 % S2
Other 2.0 20 % S2

Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2020-21. Details will be available from the academic department.