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Environmental Law

Climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution, managing the sustainable use and exploitation of natural resources and planning for sustainable cities are just some of the many challenges faced by human societies around the world on a day to day basis. Environmental law is the dynamic body of law providing the frameworks and tools for responding to these challenges.

Our courses examine environmental law at both the domestic and international levels covering themes as diverse as climate change, environmental markets, renewable energy, environment and development, natural resource management, water rights, the marine environment, planning law and environmental impact assessment. Taught by Australian and international experts in environmental law, students gain a comprehensive understanding of current and pressing environmental issues and the legal tools and mechanisms used to craft sustainable solutions to meet the challenges of today and into the future.


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Undergraduate programs

Postgraduate programs

Internships & Clinics

  • LAWS3308 UNSW Law Externally Hosted Internships
  • LAWS3307 UNSW Law On Site Internships
  • JURD7502 Land and Environment Court Clinic
  • LAWS3302 Land and Environment Court Clinic

Undergraduate courses

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  • LAWS3073 Cities, Planning, Law and Justice
  • LAWS3069 Energy Law, Environment and the Global Economy
  • LAWS3361 Environmental Law
  • LAWS3084 International Trade Law: The Law and Policy of the WTO
  • LAWS3302 Land and Environment Court Clinic
  • LAWS3425 Research Thesis: 4 UOC
  • LAWS3423 Research Thesis: 6 UOC
  • LAWS3276 Sir Anthony Mason Rsch Proj in Constitutional Law
  • LAWS3149 Theories of Law and Biology
  • LAWS3308 UNSW Law Externally Hosted Internships
  • LAWS3307 UNSW Law On Site Internships

Juris Doctor (JD) courses

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Postgraduate courses

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