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LAWS13-126: Climate Change and Human Rights

Description

Climate Change and Human Rights is an elective subject in undergraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. This advanced level law subject investigates the interplay between human rights law and climate justice. An assessment is made of the absence/conflict of laws in these two areas, and collaborative evolution and application of laws in these emerging fields. There is a particular focus upon the consequences of environmental degradation (contemporary and inter-generational), regulation of environmental stewardship, and inter-generational legal issues.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeLAWS13-126
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the impact of climate change upon human rights.
2. Demonstrate advanced level research, reasoning, and communication skills in the application of the above knowledge to particular climate change related issues.
3. Demonstrate the ability to apply the above knowledge and skills to plan and execute a substantial research project.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

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  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.

Must be admitted into a Bachelor Law degree OR Bachelor of Laws combined degree OR be an approved Study Abroad OR Exchange Law Student.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject dates

Future offerings not yet planned.