Environmental Science and Law

Course outcomes

Upon completion of the Master of Environmental Science and Law graduates will possess a practical and theoretical background in aspects of Environmental Science and Environmental Law. This knowledge includes research and practical skills in these areas. The program is designed to integrate disciplines which are normally considered separately and which would be difficult to study outside of the Master of Environmental Science and Law program.

 

Master of Environmental Science and Law


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

MAENSCLA-02

Master of Environmental Science and Law

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is an advanced learning master's course.

4 Cross faculty management

The Deans of Science and Law shall jointly exercise authority in any matter concerning the course not otherwise dealt with in these resolutions.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
With approval from the Dean, available places will be offered to qualified applicants according to the following admissions criteria.
(2)
Admission to the degree requires a Bachelor's degree with at least a credit average from the University of Sydney, or equivalent.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Environmental Science and Law postgraduate coursework degree table. With the approval of the Dean and the program coordinator, candidates with special aims or interests may be allowed to substitute up to 12 credit points with relevant postgraduate units from outside the table.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Environmental Science and Law, a candidate must complete 72 credit points, including:
(a)
18 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
18 credit points of Environmental Science core units of study; and
(c)
18 credit points of Environmental Law core units of study; and
(d)
18 credit points of units of study selected from the remaining core units of study or elective units of study.

7 Recognition of prior learning

Candidates offered admission to the Master of Environmental Science and Law may be eligible for recognition of prior learning learning in accordance with the University Coursework Policy.

8 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2020 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2020 who elect to proceed under these resolutions. Students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2020 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.