ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

LST2EL

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides an overview of the legal environmental framework within Australia and studies how these frameworks effect the activities of organisations that deal with environmentally sensitive situations. It examines how statutory frameworks assess the impact of environmental developments.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnn Wardrop

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed 120 credit points at first year level

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEnvironmental law in Australia.PrescribedBates, G.M.8th Edition

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe the structure of environmental regulation in Australia

Activities:
Online test 1 Seminar assessment activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

02. Evaluate the adequacy of laws and legal responses to deal with environmental problems facing Australia

Activities:
Seminar assessment activities Research assignment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

03. Demonstrate skill in identifying legal issues and researching and applying relevant laws to problem situations involving the environment

Activities:
Seminar assessment activities Online tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

04. Apply the provisions of State and Federal environmental protection and planning legislation to relevant fact situations

Activities:
Seminar assessment activities Online tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

05. Have knowledge of the operation of Council local laws insofar as they relate to environmental issues

Activities:
Seminar 3 assessment activities Online test 3
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnn Wardrop

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Four 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Seminar Preparation and Participation ActivitiesTo pass students are required to obtain at least 40% in each assessment as well as a total of at least 50% for the subject overall. Failure to meet these required standards will result in a fail in this subject.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 2000 word essay40 01, 03, 04, 05
Four online tests20

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnn Wardrop

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Four 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Seminar Preparation and Participation ActivitiesTo pass students are required to obtain at least 40% in each assessment as well as a total of at least 50% for the subject overall. Failure to meet these required standards will result in a fail in this subject.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 2000 word essay40 01, 03, 04, 05
Four online tests20

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnn Wardrop

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Four 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Seminar Preparation and Participation ActivitiesTo pass students are required to obtain at least 40% in each assessment as well as a total of at least 50% for the subject overall. Failure to meet these required standards will result in a fail in this subject.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 2000 word essay40 01, 03, 04, 05
Four online tests20

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnn Wardrop

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Four 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Seminar Preparation and Participation ActivitiesTo pass students are required to obtain at least 40% in each assessment as well as a total of at least 50% for the subject overall. Failure to meet these required standards will result in a fail in this subject.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 2000 word essay40 01, 03, 04, 05
Four online tests20

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnn Wardrop

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Four 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Seminar Preparation and Participation ActivitiesTo pass students are required to obtain at least 40% in each assessment as well as a total of at least 50% for the subject overall. Failure to meet these required standards will result in a fail in this subject.40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 2000 word essay40 01, 03, 04, 05
Four online tests20