Animal Law (5069LAW)

This course introduces the law relating to non-human animals, with an emphasis on the relationship between law and the ethics of animal welfare. You will critically examine prevailing regulation of the treatment of non-human animals in a range of settings. The course will address international developments in animal welfare law, and you will have the opportunity to explore the different ways in which lawyers engage with animal law. Prerequisite: Students must have completed a minimum of 80 credit points towards their degree program.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level


Student contribution band


New students (Non-grandfathered students)
Band 4

Grandfathered students
Band 3A

Usually available

Nathan Trimester 2

Course offerings and timetables


Key dates

Course start date
13 July 2020
Last date to add a course
26 July 2020
Last date to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
9 August 2020
Last date to drop a course without academic failure
13 September 2020

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Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (47000) Open Weeks 1 - 4, Mid-Trimester Break, 5 - 12 Course attendance and other requirements will be provided via Course Profile and/or Learning@Griffith.