- Module code: LA9A9
- Module name: International Environmental Law
- Department: Law School
- Credit: 20
Module content and teaching
This module examines the development of international environmental law and environmental policy. Attention is given to the development of international environmental law.
Principal learning outcomes
On completion of this module students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the following: the main conceptual and legal principles of International Environmental law; the role of international environmental law in the economy of national states including an assessment of the cost benefits of environmental protection in terms of market forces; the various treaty and legislative provisions applicable to the environment; the institutional relationship between international law and national institutions in the area of environmental regulation; the role of environmental regulation and the techniques of international environmental law; the future of environmental policy making in the environmental law area; an understanding of the use of science and economic instruments in the regulation of environmental problems.
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|20 CATS (Module code: LA9A9-20)|
|A (Assessed work only)||3-4000 word essay (D4A1 students only)||100%|
|VA (Visiting students only)||100% assessed (part year) visiting||100%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- Postgraduate Taught Environmental Bioscience in a Changing Climate (D4A1) - Year 2
- Postgraduate Taught Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century (D4A2) - Year 2