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Area/Catalogue
LAWS 2037

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
165081

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Law

Course aim

This course aims to cover the legal foundations of Australian environmental and natural resources law and its interaction with other disciplines in achieving sustainable environmental outcomes.

Course content

The course will explain the influence of international law and the sustainable development goals and will critically examine the roles and responsibilities of all parties involved in the sustainable management of the environment and natural resources in Australia. The course will focus on aspects of particular relevance to South Australia, including water, energy, resources extraction, climate change, biodiversity and heritage protection (including indigenous heritage). It will examine regulatory tools and mechanisms provided for under key Commonwealth and State legislation, alongside economic instruments and voluntary mechanisms. It will also cover the role of litigation and alternate dispute resolution mechanisms in resolving environmental disputes.

Textbook(s)

., A book of readings will be provided.

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 40 hours x n/a
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 40 hours x n/a

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Tutorial work N/A 10% Ongoing
Group presentation 15 minutes 30% N/A
Research assignment 3000 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Tutorial work N/A 10% Ongoing
Group presentation 15 minutes 30% N/A
Research assignment 3000 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Tutorial work N/A 10% Ongoing
Group presentation 15 minutes 30% N/A
Research assignment 3000 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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