School of Law

SOLM132 Concepts in Natural Resources Law: Climate, Energy and Water (Sem 1)

Module Description

The international legal regime relating to natural resources is complex and multi-dimensional. It is found in many places, based on doctrines of public international law, regional and local laws as well specific treaty obligations. It is also a dynamic area of international law as changes in technology and environmental awareness of the impact of such developments have led to further changes in legal regime.

Concepts in Natural Resources Law: Climate, Energy and Water  intersects and supports the study of other disciplines including international environmental law, energy law, as well as international investment law and international economic law. Concepts in Natural Resources Law: Climate, Energy and Water examines the area of International Natural Resources Law from a multi-dimensional perspective with a particular emphasis on climate, energy and water resources. The impact of globalisation and international legal rules on activities in the natural resources sector will be explored throughout the unit.

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Public International Law
  • LLM in Environmental Law
  • LLM in Energy and Natural Resources Law

Mode of Assessment

5,000-7,500 word essay

Credits

30 Credits