Environmental Science and Law

Units of study table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Core units of study
All students must complete LAWS6044, LAWS6252, and either RESP5001 or ENVI5502.
LAWS6044
Environmental Law and Policy

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    A LAWS6252
N : LAWS3430 or LAWS5130


Environmental Law students must complete LAWS6252 and this core unit prior to enrolling in other law elective units.
Intensive April
Intensive August
LAWS6252
Legal Reasoning and the Common Law System

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    N LAWS6881


International students who are required to enrol in this unit must undertake classes during the first week of their study. Health Law and Public Health students should enrol in LAWS6881 Introduction to Law for Health Professionals in lieu of LAWS6252, if available. This unit is not available to MLawIntDev students who have been granted a reduced volume of learning. Students must attend all classes on the timetabled dates as prescribed for their enrolled session/group. An Absent Fail grade may be granted to students who fail to attend the correct session/group.
Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive March
Intensive September
RESP5001
Integrated Environmental Practice

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENVI5502
Environmental Research Project A

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P Distinction average or better in 24 credit points of Environmental Science/ Environmental Science and Law core units
N ENVI5501

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students taking ENVI5502 must take ENVI5503 and ENVI5504
Semester 1
Semester 2
Environmental Science Core units of study
All students must complete at least 18 credit points from this collection.
AFNR5801
Climate Change: Process, History, Issues
6    A A basic understanding of climate change processes and issues.


Assumed knowledge: A basic understanding of climate change processes and issues.
Semester 2
Semester 2
ENVI5705
Ecological Principles

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level Mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 1
ENVI5707
Energy - Sources, Uses and Alternatives

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
ENVI5708
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
ENVI5801
Social Science of Environment

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
ENVI5904
Methods in Applied Ecology

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
Environmental Law Core units of study
All students must complete at least 18 credit points from this collection.
LAWS6043
Environmental Impact Assessment Law

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Intensive June
LAWS6045
Environmental Planning Law

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    N : LAWS3430 or LAWS5130
Intensive October
LAWS6047
Law of the Sea

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Intensive May
LAWS6055
Heritage Law

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Intensive October
LAWS6061
International Environmental Law

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6   

Students seeking further study in international environmental law may undertake LAWS6922 Advanced International Environmental Law.
Intensive May
LAWS6065
Pollution and Contaminated Land

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Intensive May
LAWS6163
Energy and Climate Law

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    N LAWS6863


The unit replaced LAWS6163 International & Australian Climate Law (formerly Energy Law).
Intensive September
LAWS6165
Biodiversity Law
6      Intensive April
LAWS6191
Water Law and Climate Change

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6   

This unit replaced LAWS6191 Water Law
Intensive November
LAWS6314
Coastal and Marine Law
6      Intensive October
LAWS6320
Climate Disaster Law

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Intensive September
LAWS6936
Carbon Trading, Derivatives and Taxation
6      Intensive May
Elective units of study
AFNR5511
Soil Processes, Assessment and Management

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
AFNR5512
Water Management and Variable Climate

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    A UG Maths or Physics or Hydrology.
Semester 2
AFNR5705
Australian Forest Systems

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
GEOG5001
Geographic Information Science A

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6   

Assumed knowledge: This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 1
GEOG5004
Environmental Mapping and Monitoring

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6   

Assumed knowledge: This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 2
GEOS5501
Human Rights and the Environment

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 2
ENVI5502
Environmental Research Project A

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P Distinction average or better in 24 credit points of Environmental Science/ Environmental Science and Law core units
N ENVI5501

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students taking ENVI5502 must take ENVI5503 and ENVI5504
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENVI5503
Environmental Research Project B

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P Distinction average or better in 24cp of Environmental Science/ Environmental Science and Law core units
N ENVI5501

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students taking ENVI5502 must take ENVI5503 and ENVI5504
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENVI5504
Environmental Research Project C

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P Distinction average or better in 24cp of Environmental Science/ Environmental Science and Law core units
N ENVI5501

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students taking ENVI5502 must take ENVI5503 and ENVI5504
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENVI5809
Environmental Simulation Modelling

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    A This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level Mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 2a
ENVI5903
Sustainable Development - Departmental permission is required for this unit

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
MARS5004
Coastal Management Field School

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Intensive October
MARS5006
Coral Reefs, Science and Management - Departmental permission is required for this unit

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Assumed knowledge: This unit assumes a sound understanding of scientific principles, HSC level mathematics and understanding of basic statistics.
Semester 1
MARS5007
Coral Reefs and Climate Change

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1a
PHYS5031
Ecological Econ and Sustainable Analysis

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Semester 1
PHYS5034
Life Cycle Analysis

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6   

Minimum class size of 5 students.
Semester 2
RSEC5432
Environmental Economics
6      Semester 2
WILD5001
Australasian Wildlife: Introduction

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Intensive August
WILD5002
Australasian Wildlife: Field Studies

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6      Intensive September