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


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
19 July 2021
Last date to add a course
1 August 2021
Last date to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
22 August 2021
Last date to drop a course without academic failure
19 September 2021

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Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Tutorial
Tutorial (40249) Open Thursday 17:00 - 17:45
Weeks 1 - 3, 4 - 12
Tutorial (40248) Open Monday 12:00 - 12:45
Weeks 1 - 3, 4 - 12
N76 1.05
Campus Heart Building
Nathan Campus