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 2

Course offerings and timetables


Key dates

Course start date
15 July 2024
Last date to add a course
28 July 2024
Last date to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
12 August 2024
Last date to drop a course without academic failure
15 September 2024

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Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Workshop
Workshop (40008) Monday 15:00 - 15:50
Weeks 1, 3 - 4, 5 - 7, 9
Thursday 15:00 - 15:50
Weeks 3 - 4, 5 - 7