Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3016C: Legal Response to Environmental Destruction

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

While the module’s precise content may vary each year, it is envisaged that it will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Introduction to international, EU and UK environmental law

  • Contaminated land

  • Climate change

  • Water Pollution

  • Waste Management

  • Planning

  • Private law

  • Project finance and the environment


Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity2211 x 2 hour lectures
Guided Independent Study128A variety of private study tasks directed by module leader. These tasks may include: • Reading textbooks, journals and other literature • Preparation for lectures by for example answering questions in advance of group discussions or preparing group presentations • Preparation for and completion of examination • Essay preparation: conducting research, and writing the finished product

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).