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Postgraduate | CUR-URP500 | 2024

Planning Law

Course information for 2024 intake

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Judge the relationship between planning law and environmental law.Research the origins of planning law in the UK. Address the importance of land tenure. Go through processes that govern approvals, planning appeals and environmental assessments.

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Study method
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Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

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Planning Law

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will:

    1. explain planning law in the context of environment law
    2. critically evaluate environmental law in an overall context with land law and land tenure
    3. apply the laws of Western Australia relevant to planning and identify the origins of those laws
    4. evaluate the extent to which other areas of law are relevant to environmental planning law and planning practice in Western Australia.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Access to hardware: webcam, speakers and microphone.
  • Software requirements - Access to the internet
  • Other requirements - Admission to degree required.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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