1. Demonstrate an understanding of the key concepts and themes in environmental law and an appreciation of the ethical, scientific, economic, political and social contexts of environmental law and policy. 2. Appreciate the contribution and limitations of the common law and the influence of property rights in environmental protection. 3. Demonstrate an understanding of the division of power and responsibilities for environmental matters between Commonwealth, State and local governments, and an appreciation of key international environmental issues. 4. Appreciate the range of regulatory, voluntary and incentive based mechanisms for managing environmental harm and activities impacting on the environment. 5. Demonstrate an understanding of the statutory processes for securing environmental approvals for projects. 6. Demonstrate an understanding of the avenues for challenging environmental decision-making, and administrative, civil and criminal mechanisms in enforcing environmental obligations.