Environmental Law and Policy (LAWS6044)
UNIT OF STUDY
The aim of the unit is to introduce students to overarching themes in environmental law and policy as a foundation to their more detailed studies for the Environmental Law Program. This is an overview unit addressing a number of environmental issues at various levels of analysis; such as policy making, implementation of policy and dispute resolution. The concept of ecologically sustainable development and its implications for environmental law and policy is a continuing theme. The unit is designed to develop multi-dimensional thinking about environmental issues and the strategies needed to address them. The unit provides a broad background of the political and economic issues in so far as they are related to the legal issues involved.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Executive Master of Arts and Social Sciences
- Executive Master of Public Administration
- Graduate Certificate in Public Administration
- Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law
- Graduate Diploma in Law
- Graduate Diploma in Public Administration
- Master of Administrative Law and Policy
- Master of Environmental Law
- Master of Environmental Science and Law
- Master of Laws
- Master of Public Administration
Further unit of study information
Group A (S1CIMR): Mar 15-18 (9-5) and Group B (S2CIAU): Aug 9-12 (9-5)
class presentation and 2000wd essay (25%) and 6000wd essay (75%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
LAWS6252 or law degree from a common law jurisdiction
LAWS3430 or LAWS5130
Environmental Law students must complete LAWS6252 and this core unit prior to enrolling in other law elective units.
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.