Module Details

LW709-7-AU-CO: European Environmental Law

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Year: 2017/18
Department: Law (School of)
Essex credit: 15
ECTS credit: 7.5
Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students: No
Full Year Module Available to Study Abroad / Exchange Students for a Single Term: No
Outside Option: No

Supervisor: Mr David Ong
Teaching Staff: David Ong
Contact details: School of Law, University of Essex. Telephone: 01206 872292; Email:

Module is taught during the following terms
Autumn Spring Summer

Module Description

This module will consider the development of European Community Environmental Law as an increasingly important aspect of the overall Community legal system. Beginning with the international context, the evolution and progress of international environmental policy, principles and norms will be assessed before developments in the European Community are considered.

Learning and Teaching Methods

By seminar over one term.


100 per cent Coursework Mark

Other information

Students are required to submit one essay of 3,000-4,000 words long.


  • Sunkin, Ong & Wight, Sourcebook on Environmental Law, London: Cavendish (1998)
  • Joanne Scott, EC Environmental Law I, Harlow, Essex: Longman (1998)
  • Kr=mer, EC, Treaty and Environmental Law I, London: Sweet & Maxwell, 3rd ed. (1998)

Further information

External Examiner Information

  • Name: Dr Hedvig Schmidt
    Institution: The University of Southampton
    Academic Role: Associate Professor