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 protection. You will critically examine prevailing regulation of the protection of non-human animals in a range of settings. The course will address international developments in animal protection 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 or equivalent.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level


Student contribution band

Arrangements apply

New students (Non-grandfathered students)
Band 4

Grandfathered students
Band 3A

Usually available

Online Trimester 2Online Trimester 3

Course offerings and timetables


Key dates

Course start date
7 November 2022
Last date to add a course
20 November 2022
Last date to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
5 December 2022
Last date to drop a course without academic failure
15 January 2023

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Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Workshop
Workshop (70002) Open Monday 16:00 - 16:50
Weeks 1, 8
Monday, Thursday 16:00 - 16:50
Weeks 3 - 7