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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:

D1 - Day; Offered in Session 1, North Ryde

X1 - External study; Offered in Session 1 (On-campus dates: 10-11 April)

Staff Contact(s): Dr Alexander Zahar

6cp in LAW units at 300 level(P) Prerequisite Information


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 please visit the Timetables@Macquarie Website