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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3016C: Legal Response to Environmental Destruction

This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover all or some of the following topics:

Foundations of Environmental Law and Policy
- Values, Principles and Concepts
- Sources and Institutions
- Regulation, Compliance and Enforcement
- Public Participation and Environmental Rights

Critical Perspectives in Environmental Law and Policy
- Nature Conservation Law
- Air Pollution Regulation
- Climate Law, Policy & Justice
- Marine Governance
- Waste Management

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 & Teaching Activities1111 x 1-hour lectures
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities105 x 2-hour tutor-led seminars
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities55 x 1-hour student-led or facilitated team meetings
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities6Attendance at end-of-term conference
Guided Independent Study25General reading for the module
Guided Independent Study40Workshop preparation
Guided Independent Study53Assessment preparation

Online Resources

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