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School of Law

SOLM025 Animal Law, Welfare and Trade (C22)

Module Description

Animal Law and Welfare is of considerable and growing importance, particularly in the areas of trade and development, access and equality, welfare and criminal liability, public liability, and health. This module brings together interdisciplinary perspectives from behaviour studies, welfare, economics, and law in order to consider a range of issues in domestic animal welfare, including companion animal law and welfare, ownership and liability, shelters and rescue, breeding industries and the commercial pet industry, farm animal welfare and trade, science and research. The course develops an evidence-based approach to legislative practice, policy and development.

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Mode of Assessment

3,000-4,000 word essay


15 Credits

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