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LS501C: INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (2015-2016)

Last modified: 25 Mar 2016 11:37


Course Overview

The course deals with the regulation of international activities regarding energy and the environment. The course will consider the international legal framework regarding energy sources, and it will look at the various legal instruments at the global and regional level as well as the key actors that are involved in regulation. It will also examine environmental issues that correspond to the generation and use of energy in the international context and the responses relating to environmental protection of soil, water, air, atmosphere and species.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators

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Qualification Prerequisites

None.

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?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course deals with the regulation of international activities regarding energy and the environment. The course will consider the international legal framework regarding energy sources, and it will look at the various legal instruments at the global and regional level as well as the key actors that are involved in regulation. It will also examine environmental issues that correspond to the generation and use of energy in the international context and the responses relating to environmental protection of soil, water, air, atmosphere and species. Global and regional legal instruments will be analysed, as well as customary international law.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Master of Laws in International Law and International Relations
  • Master of Laws in International Law and Strategic Studies

Contact Teaching Time

28 hours

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

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

First attempt: 30% coursework (2500 words) and 70% exam (2 hours). Resit: 100% two hour examination, to be taken at the next diet.

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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