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LAW8717 International Environmental Law

Short Description: International EnvironmentalLaw
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 090909 - International Law
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at


International Environmental Law covers the sources of current international environmental law, the principal institutional structures and the processes by which international conventions and other agreements are enforced. It will interrogate key conventions and soft law instruments, and consider the role of states, international bodies, businesses and non-government organisations actors in developing and monitoring environmental issues. It covers the law of ozone protection and climate change, moveable and fixed world heritage and wildlife and biodiversity. The course is delivered intensively in four seminars over two weeks (two seminars in each of two weeks), and will involve closely supervised research assignments.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online