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Environmental Law - LAW560

Environmental law has evolved as a huge and rapidly developing field, inextricably tied to ethical, scientific, political and policy developments. The unit provides an introduction to environmental policy, philosophy and the legal system with a focus on the evolution of modern approaches to sustainable development. It explores key issues, concepts and principles involved in developing legal frameworks supporting sustainable development. The history, interdisciplinary context and legal techniques and processes will be the main focus.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 External - Session 1, External (On-campus dates: Compulsory)

Staff Contact(s): Mr Andrew Burke

(6cp in LAW or LAWS units at 300 level) or (39cp including ENV267Prerequisite Information


(39cp (including ENV300 or ENVE362 or ENVG340 or LAW490)) or admission to LLB or BAppFinLLB or BALLB or BA-MediaLLB or BA-PsychLLB or BBALLB or BComLLB or BCom-ProfAccgLLB or BEnvLLB or BITLLB or BIntStudLLB or BPsych(Hons)LLB or BScLLB or BSocScLLB

NCCW(s): LAW510, LAW855
Unit Designation(s):


Social Science

Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Macquarie Law School

Faculty of Arts

Timetable Information

For unit timetable information and session dates for external offerings please visit the Timetables@Macquarie Website.