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LS551A: PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

The purpose of this course is to introduce the main principles of environmental law. The course analyses the challenges of environmental protection from the perspective of international, European and national law. Besides the conceptual analysis of the main principles of environmental law and methods of regulation, the course focuses on the delicate interaction between the principles of economic law (e.g. the right to property, the protection of investments, free trade) and environmental protection. Is there a conflict between economic law and environmental law or are these fields of law mutually reinforcing?

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Ms Daria Shapovalova

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Law (LS) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • Master of Laws in International Law and Strategic Studies (Studied)
  • Diploma in Professional Legal Practice (Studied)
  • Master of Laws in International Law and International Relations (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

- Indirect Regulation - Direct Regulation - Principles of Environmental Law - Environmental Law and Human Rights - Sustainability and Property Rights - Environmental Justice - Essay: theory and writing skills - Presentation skills

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

20 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University week25
  • 3 Seminars during University weeks 28, 32
  • 2 Seminars during University week34
  • 1 Seminar during University week35

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

First Attempt: 2 hour exam (2 questions out of 7): 60 %; 2,000-word essay: 30 %; and individual presentation: 10 %. Re-sit Attempt: 3 hour examination.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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