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Area/Catalogue
LAWS 2040

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
173192

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2023.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Justice & Society

Course aim

The course examines the role of international law in addressing global legal environmental problems like climate change, loss of biodiversity, and plastic pollution.

Course content

  • Sources of international environmental law
  • Key institutions
  • General rights and obligations of states
  • Role of Civil Society
  • Intersections with human rights law and international trade law
  • Compliance and enforcement

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
LAWS 1020 Legal Policy, Lawmaking and Justice

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Seminar 2 hours x 10 weeks

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
Contribution 500 10% N/A
Case study 1500 40% N/A
Essay 2500 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4C)
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
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* 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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