Units of study

Unless otherwise stated, these Environmental Science and Law units of study are available only to students through the articulated Environmental Science and Law program and are not available to the wider University community. With the permission of the program coordinator, you can take units from other programs as long as these units are relevant to an environmental science and law degree and that you also complete the required core units.

Core Units

All students must complete LAWS6044.

LAWS6044
Environmental Law and Policy
Int August
Int March

In addition, all students from a non-Law background must also complete LAWS6252.

LAWS6252
Legal Reasoning & the Common Law System
Int April
Int August
Int March
Int Sept

Capstone Units

Students in the master's degree (coursework pathway) must complete RESP5001.
Students in the master's degree (research pathway) must complete ENVI5501.

RESP5001
Integrated Environmental Practice
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENVI5501
Environmental Research Project
Semester 1
Semester 2

Environmental Science Elective Units

RAFNR5801
Climate Change: Process, History, Issues
Semester 2
ENVI5705
Ecological Principles
Semester 1
ENVI5707
Energy - Sources, Uses and Alternatives
Semester 2
ENVI5708
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
Semester 1
ENVI5801
Social Science of Environment
Semester 1
ENVI5809
Environmental Simulation Modelling
Semester 2a
ENVI5903
Sustainable Development
Int July
ENVI5904
Methods in Applied Ecology
Semester 2
GEOG5001
Geographic Information Science A
Semester 1
GEOS5501
Human Rights and the Environment
Semester 2
MARS5007
Coral Reefs and Climate Change
Semester 1a
WILD5001
Australasian Wildlife: Introduction
Int August
WILD5002
Australasian Wildlife: Field Studies
Int Sept

Environmental Law Elective Units

LAWS6043
Environmental Impact Assessment Law
Int May
LAWS6045
Environmental Planning Law
Int August
LAWS6047
Law of the Sea
Int June
LAWS6061
International Environmental Law
Int May
LAWS6163
Energy and Climate Law
Int October
LAWS6191
Water Law and Climate Change
Int November
LAWS6314
Coastal and Marine Law
Int October
LAWS6320
Climate Disaster Law
Int July
LAWS6936
Carbon Trading, Derivatives and Taxation
Int May