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Unit of Study LAW30001 - Ecological Jurisprudence (2014)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 identify the central concerns of both traditional environmental law and contemporary ecological jurisprudence
2 critically reflect upon the philosophical assumptions that inform the conceptualisation of nature and of human interactions with it
3 identify and evaluate the ethical frameworks that inform environmental regulation and policy
4 critically evaluate the relationship between social justice, environmental sustainability and law
5 apply ethical and philosophical insights to all environmental decision-making contexts

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

  1. identify the central concerns of both traditional environmental law and contemporary ecological jurisprudence
    • GA1:
  2. critically reflect upon the philosophical assumptions that inform the conceptualisation of nature and of human interactions with it
    • GA2:
  3. identify and evaluate the ethical frameworks that inform environmental regulation and policy
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
  4. critically evaluate the relationship between social justice, environmental sustainability and law
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
  5. apply ethical and philosophical insights to all environmental decision-making contexts
    • GA3: