OverviewEnvironmental Law I involves lectures covering the following topics:
This module appears in:
20 hours Lectures; 4 hours Seminars (approximately)
Method of assessment
80% written examination and 20% coursework consisting of 1 essay.
J Alder & D Wilkinson Environmental Law and Ethics (Macmillan, 1999)
M Stallworthy Understanding Environmental Law (Thompson, 2008)
On completion of this module, students will have:
- acquired a sound understanding of environmental quality law and the law relating to pollution control, and the role of international, EC and national law in relation to this
- gained an appreciation of the role of law in giving effect to environmental policy objectives, alongside other disciplines, and be able to offer critical evaluation of the role of the law in addressing environmental challenges
- developed their research skills in locating and retrieving legal and policy sources and using these effectively in seminar discussion and written work.