Environmental Law, Policy and Society

15 points

Not offered 2016, offered in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015

For further information see Faculty of Law


The nature of environmental law; the merits and disadvantages of statutory and common law approaches to environmental issues; the evolution of environmental concern; particular legal problems arising out of the nature of environmental issues; the precautionary principle; philosophies of human relations with the natural world; possible implications of environmental necessity for political, social, constitutional and economic organisation; environmental economics and issues of public and private property; historical and present-day case studies.


(i) LAWS101; and (ii) LAWS110 from 2013


LAWS304; LAWS376 (2005)


LAWS202-LAWS206. Students enrolled in other degrees, who do not have the above prerequisites and co-requisites, but have completed appropriate courses in another discipline, may apply to the Head of Department for a waiver.