LAW400 Administrative Law

Updated: 27 November 2019
Credit Points 6
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.
Pre-requisites candidature in BA/LLB or BAgr/LLB or BBus/LLB or BCom/LLB or BCompSc/LLB or BCrim/LLB or BEcon/LLB or BEnvSc/LLB or LLB or BSc/LLB or JD or LLB or LLM, and; from 2020 60cp in Law including (LS100 or LAW100) and (LS101 or LAW101) and LAW102 and (LAW220 or LS220 or LAW399) or LLM533, or: Prior to 2020: 60cp in Law including (LS101 or LAW101) and (LS220 or LAW220 or LAW399)
Co-requisites None
Restrictions LS125 or LS200
Notes None
Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Eric Ghosh (
Unit Description

Administrative Law is concerned largely with examining legal principles that courts apply in achieving a degree of accountability primarily of administrators in the public sector.

By the end of the unit, students should be able to discuss these legal principles and apply them to hypothetical situations.

Materials Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate an advanced understanding of principles of Administrative Law in Australia;
  2. identify legal principles, using highly developed cognitive skills to read cases and legislation;
  3. demonstrate initiative and judgement in applying administrative law principles to solve legal problems, including those involving unfamiliar statutory schemes; and
  4. communicate clearly and coherently knowledge of administrative law principles.