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Unit of Study LAWS2010 - Environmental Law (2024)

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Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

apply to any given factual problem the existing legal framework, which deals with planning, development, pollution, conservation, heritage and environmental impact assessment across three levels of government (Federal, State and local)

describe in discussion or in a written format important concepts in environmental law, in the various techniques of environmental dispute resolution, and the changing conceptual context of environmental law.

demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationship between Aboriginal cultural heritage and environmental law

provide legal advice on a real-life problem which raises environmental legal issues

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Access to a computer and reliable internet connection.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.