Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours, 3 hours per week over 12 weeks. |
Total Time Commitment: 144 hours.
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Students are recommended to take international law prior to, or in conjunction with, this subject.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law School welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Law School policy to take all reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the School’s programs.
The inherent academic requirements for the study in the Melbourne Law School are:
Students must possess behavioural and social attributes that enable them to participate in a complex learning environment. Students are required to take responsibility for their own participation and learning. They also contribute to the learning of other students in collaborative learning environments, demonstrating interpersonal skills and an understanding of the needs of other students. Assessment may include the outcomes of tasks completed in collaboration with other students.
Students who feel their disability will prevent them from participating in tasks involving these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Jacqueline Peel
ContactMelbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
|Subject Overview:||This subject aims to provide a general introduction to climate change law and regulation at an international, national and local level with comparative examinations of other jurisdictions, as relevant. This will be supplemented by more detailed examination and case studies of specific topics, such as international law frameworks, and federal policy and law responses such as cap and trade emissions trading schemes, and renewable energy responses.|
On completion of this subject, students should demonstrate:
If numbers in the course remain below 25, students will be required to present the findings of their case studies in class.
|Prescribed Texts:||Nicola Durrant, Legal Responses to Climate Change (Federation Press, 2010)|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
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