Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:September, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: The total class time is between 24 and 26 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
This subject is only offered to students from the Office for Environmental Programs.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Applicants without legal qualifications should note that subjects are offered in the discipline of law at an advanced graduate level. While every effort will be made to meet the needs of students trained in other fields, concessions will not be made in the general level of instruction or assessment. Most subjects assume the knowledge usually acquired in a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent). Applicants should note that admission to some subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters will be dependent upon the individual applicant’s educational background and professional experience.
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law Masters welcomes applications from students with disabilities. The inherent academic requirements for study in the Melbourne Law Masters are:
Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorProf Cheryl Saunders
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This subject will provide an examination of the development and current scope of Australian environmental law, with a focus on the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) and related state environmental protection (Environmental Effects Act 1979 Vic) and pollution control legislation (Environment Protection Act 1970). There will be an introduction to International environmental law. Principal topics will include:
These themes will be illustrated by case studies in the following areas:
A student who has successfully completed this subject should:
Take-home exam (50%) 12 pm 12 October to 5 pm 15 October;
Research essay of 4,000 words (50%) due 19 November 2012.
Core subject materials will be provided free of charge to all students. Some subjects require further texts to be purchased. Visit the Melbourne Law Masters website for more information about this subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.law.unimelb.edu.au/masters/courses-and-subjects/subject-details/sid/5506|
Climate Change |
Conservation, Restoration and Landscape Management
Energy Efficiency Modelling and Implementation
Governance, Policy and Communication
Integrated Water Catchment Management
Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions
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