International Environmental Law (LAWS6061)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit aims to provide students with an overview of the development of international environmental law throughout the twentieth century. Attention will primarily be devoted to the international law and policy responses to global and regional environmental and resource management issues. Basic principles will be discussed prior to taking a sectoral approach in looking at the application of international environmental law in specific issue areas. The unit includes material on implementation of international environmental law in the Asia Pacific region. Relevant Australian laws and initiatives will be referred to from time to time. The focus is on law and policy that has been applied to deal with environmental problems in an international and transboundary context.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Executive Master of Arts and Social Sciences
- Graduate Certificate in Public Policy
- Graduate Certificate in Sustainability
- Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law
- Graduate Diploma in International Relations
- Graduate Diploma in Law
- Graduate Diploma in Public Policy
- Graduate Diploma in Sustainability
- Master of Environmental Law
- Master of Environmental Science and Law
- Master of Global Law
- Master of International Law
- Master of International Relations
- Master of Law and International Development
- Master of Laws
- Master of Public Policy
- Master of Sustainability
Further unit of study information
Apr 17, 18 & 20, 21 (9-5)
2500wd problem-based assignment (30%) and 5500wd essay (70%)
Faculty/department permission required?
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.