Regulatory Frameworks for Planning and Environmental Management (ENVM3103 and ENVM7123)

The University of Queensland offers a practical course on environmental law for busy professionals.

The high-quality lectures are recorded over 13 weeks and available to download at a time that suits you, making the course accessible anywhere.

This course is designed for people with no prior knowledge of law. It will particularly suit local government and state government staff as well as environmental consultants and others working in the development industry.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Planning and development
  • Mining, CSG and petroleum
  • Vegetation management
  • Nature conservation & protected areas
  • Water management
  • Fisheries
  • Environmental harm and pollution
  • Climate change
  • Commonwealth environmental laws

The course is taught by Dr Chris McGrath, an expert in the field, with over ten years experience as a practising environmental lawyer.

The course is taught at an undergraduate level (ENVM3103) and at a postgraduate level (ENVM7123) as part of the town planning and environmental management degrees at the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management at The University of Queensland.

It may be undertaken as a stand-alone course, not part of a university degree.

To view the postgraduate course profile click here.

Information on costs and how to enrol in the postgraduate and stand-alone couses are available here.


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