EV5107 - International Environmental Policy and Governance
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
This subject introduces students to the theory and practice of environmental policy
and places these into the broader context of international environmental governance.
Topics taught in the subject include: design and implementation of environmental policy;
evolution of contemporary environmental governance; international environmental agreements;
collaborative governance, and science-based policymaking. Case studies are used to
demonstrate the practical implementation of environmental policy initiatives. Students
are encouraged to pursue their specific topic interests and to develop facilitation
and negotiation skills through a mock Conference of the Parties exercise.
- demonstrate awareness of how environmental policy and governance approaches are designed
and implemented in Australia and internationally, including the norms and principles
that govern international engagement and national environmental policies;
- analyse and critique environmental policy in the context of the contemporary global
and local environmental outlook;
- demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address global environmental
- critically reflect on how and why the principles of environmental policy have evolved
- demonstrate professional skills in group work, and written and oral communication
at the relevant level.
- CITES Report - (20%)
- Essay - (50%)
- Policy Brief - (30%).
Study Period 3
|Census Date 06-Feb-2020
|Face to face teaching
10-Feb-2020 to 14-Feb-2020 (5 day workshop on campus Townsville)
||<Person not found>
||Dr Maree Corkeron, <Person not found>.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 45 hours workshops/Seminars
- assessment and self-directed study
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest