Checking date: 09/06/2021

Course: 2021/2022

General principles and instruments of environmental law
Study: Master in Law of Regulated Sectors (294)

Coordinating teacher: MORENO MOLINA, ANGEL MANUEL

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Public State Law

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
- Basics of administrative Law.
- Identifying and understanding the principles and legal techniques for the protection of the environment as applied to the regulated industries (economic sectors). - to become aware of the relevance of environmental protection in the operation of regulated economic sectors.. .
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1.- Introduction to environmental law: concept and contents; sources; allocation of powers in environmental protection. 2.- The principles of Environmental Law. Its relevance in the domain of industry regulation. 3.- The main techniques for environmental protection, as applied to regulated economic sectors: EIA, IPPC, environmental liability, market based instruments. 4.- Cases preparation and in-class discussions: - EIA of an energy production project - Integrated permit for energy installation - Debates over specific problems and issues
Learning activities and methodology
- Regular, lecturing sessions. - Cases preparation and in-class discussion - team works - readings distributed beforehand and in-classs discussions..
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Blanca Lozano Cutanda. Tratado de Derecho Ambiental. CEF. 2014

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.