Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3016C: Legal Response to Environmental Destruction

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level 6
Credits 15 ECTS Value 7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Mrs Kate Holtaway (Lecturer)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

The module seeks to develop understanding of the role that law has to play in the protection of the environment and responds to the cutting-edge environmental challenges facing the world today. You will be introduced to the legislation that governs issues that compromise environmental quality like marine pollution, waste management and global warming.  The module extends thinking from local agendas to develop more sustainably, through to global strategies to combat environmental harm. 

Module created

01/07/2014

Last revised

15/01/2020