Environmental policy is a planned course of action to manage human activities with a view to prevent, reduce, or mitigate harmful effects on nature or natural resources. This subject explores the nature of policy development and implementation and the cultural, environmental, political, legal and ethical issues that can influence the process. It provides an understanding of the policy making process, policy instruments and the skills necessary to analyse policies related to environmental management. There is no residential school associated with this subject. On completion students have an a in-depth understanding of the principles, processes, and complexity associated with environment policy.
School of Environmental Sciences
Postgraduate students only.
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.