This information is for the 2018/19 session.
Dr Jo Murkens
Additional Teachers: Professor Martin Loughlin, Dr Thomas Poole, Dr Andrew Scott, and Professor Conor Gearty.
This course is compulsory on the BA in Anthropology and Law and LLB in Laws. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit and to General Course students.
The course covers: the conceptual framework of public law; central government and the executive; parliament; multi-layered government (the European Union, devolution and local government); judicial review; and civil liberties and human rights.
20 hours of lectures and 9 hours of classes in the MT. 20 hours of lectures and 10 hours of classes in the LT. 1 hour of classes in the ST.
Students will be expected to produce 1 essay in the MT and 1 essay in the LT.
Other assignments will be set by the class tutor, as required.
Basic texts: Martin Loughlin, The British Constitution: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013); A. Le Sueur, M. Sunkin & J. Murkens, Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 3rd edn, 2016).
Exam (100%, duration: 3 hours, reading time: 15 minutes) in the summer exam period.
Total students 2017/18: 188
Average class size 2017/18: 12
Capped 2017/18: Yes (234)
Value: One Unit
- Specialist skills