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LAWS521 International Environmental Law

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An introduction to the principles and sources of international environmental law, and an investigation of current issues including the impact of and on state sovereignty, and tensions between trade and environment.

Paper title International Environmental Law
Paper code LAWS521
Subject Law
EFTS 0.125
Points 15 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,009.63
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LAWS 421
Limited to
May not be credited together with LAWS479 passed in 2001, 2002, or 2005 - 2008.
Teaching staff

Professor Nicola Wheen


Course readings via eReserve.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to analyse and assess the law relating to international environmental matters.

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Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
L1 Tuesday 09:00-09:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 09:00-09:50 28-34, 36-41