Environmental Management: Law Fundamentals - IEST7200

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Humanities and Languages

Course Outline: School of Humanities & Languages

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Excluded: LAWS8361

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Note: This course was previously offered as LAWS3439 but changed course codes to IEST7200 effective semester 2 2011.

This course has been specifically designed for candidates undertaking the MEM program. It is one of six fundamental knowledge courses for students without any formal background in the relevant disciplinary area. The course aims to provide students with an introduction to the fundamental principles and concepts of environmental law and policy. In addition, the course examines the basic legal institutions and mechanisms that comprise the environmental legal system as well as the legal techniques used in environmental protection. The focus of the course is both international and domestic. Topics that will be addressed in the course include: introductions to domestic and international legal systems; concepts and principles of environmental law and policy; the design of environmental laws and institutions; environmental planning and assessment; pollution control; environmental dispute resolution; protection of biological diversity; and heritage conservation.

Excluded: LAWS3439.
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