Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW2016C: Environmental Regulation and Redress
This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.
Whilst the module’s precise content may vary each year, it is envisaged that it will cover some or all of the following topics:
- The role of international and EU law in the protection of the environment, the role of the environmental principles, and adjudication in environmental matters.
- Private law actions, namely under the ‘torts’ of private and public nuisance, trespass, negligence, the ‘rule' in Rylands v. Fletcher and civil liability.
- Environmental justice
- The Law of the Sea
- Habitat Protection
- Environmental rights under the European Convention on Human Rights.
- The Law relating to protest
- Law in Extreme environments. In particular,we will look at the Antarctic Treaty.
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching||22||11 x 2 hour Lectures|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching||2||2 x 1 hour workshops|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching||2||1 x 2 hour workshop|
|Guided Independent Study||124||Additional research, reading and preparation relating to each lecture and in preparation for workshop tasks|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).
An online Electronic Leaning Environment will accompany the course.