Free course

Introduction to law in Wales

Free statement of participation on completion

This free course, Introduction to law in Wales, gives a brief overview of the legal history in Wales from the 12th century, followed by an overview of devolution and referendums, the law making powers of the Welsh Assembly and the possible future for legal Wales.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the process of devolution in Wales
  • explain the ongoing development of the law-making powers of the Welsh Assembly
  • understand the relationship between the Welsh Assembly and UK Parliament
  • show an awareness of the ongoing developments in relation to a Welsh jurisdiction.