Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2021-22

Asignatura perteneciente al módulo II del plan de estudios del Máster: Instrumentos generales de protección ambiental.



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • CG1 : Understand the main institutions of environmental Law and be able to apply them to solving real problems.
  • CG10 : Motivation to take part in continuous, altruistic learning activities related to environmental protection.
  • CG2 : Capacity to interrelate the different areas of environmental Law and solve complex legal-environmental problems.
  • CG3 : Capacity to analyse environmental legislation and jurisprudence critically and develop opinions on the subject that include, where appropriate, reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities associated with application of the same.
  • CG4 : Capacity to identify the work of jurists in solving environmental problems, obtain, understand and appreciate information and conclusions from other areas of knowledge (ecology, environmental economy, etc.) and integrate them with the legal analysis, valuing interdisciplinary work.
  • CG5 : Capacity to communicate the conclusions reached concerning legal-environmental subjects and the knowledge and reasons that support them to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously.
  • CG6 : Possess the learning skills needed to continue studying legal-environmental subjects in a largely self-guided manner.
  • CG9 : Awareness of environmental problems from and ethical position based on respect for the fundamental rights.


Specific Competences:>>1.Theoretical

  • CE10 : Understand the contribution of European community law to the creation of environmental law at national level.
  • CE3 : Understand the main general and horizontal institutions of environmental Law.
  • CE6 : Understand the role of the different public Administrations in defining and implementing environmental strategies and actions.
  • CE7 : Understand the contribution of the public, the private sector and NGOs in developing environmental institutions through participation, self-regulation, public-private collaboration, exercising law and effective judicial protection.


Specific Competences:>>II.Analytical and Expositional Skills

  • CE13 : Capacity to propose appropriate solutions for environmental cases through the correct use of the sources of standards and jurisprudence.
  • CE14 : Capacity to interrelate the different parts of environmental Law to solve complex problems.
  • CE15 : Capacity to assess current standards and legal decisions critically and propose alternatives.
  • CE16 : Capacity to discuss environmental problems using purely legal arguments, of course starting with those provided by the value system, principles and constitutional rules.
  • CE17 : Capacity to understand and appreciate the contribution of other branches of knowledge to solving environmental problems and integrating said contributions into the legal analyses without confusing their respective roles.
  • CE18 : Capacity to prepare legal work and documents on environmental subjects clearly and systematically, giving one's own opinions on the subjects analysed.
  • CE19 : Capacity to speak in public, explaining one's opinions and work on legal-environmental subjects clearly and systematically.


Specific Competences:>>III.Methodological and Learning Skills

  • CE20 : Understand the most representative specialised bibliography and the leading specialised reviews dealing with environmental Law.


Specific Competences:>>IV.Attitudes and Behaviour

  • CE25 : Awareness of local and global environmental problems, with special reference to their ethical, supportive and human rights elements (special problem for developing countries, indigenous communities, women, etc.).
  • CE26 : Motivation for teamwork, including interdisciplinary groups made up of specialists from different branches of knowledge.
  • CE27 : Motivation for involvement in intellectual and continuous training activities in the field of environmental Law (associations, conferences, congresses, specialised reviews, etc.).
  • CE28 : Motivation for involvement in altruistic activities related to environmental protection (NGOs, cooperation for development, etc.).




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2021-22

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Code: 41804
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 4,50
Theoretical credits: 1,20
Practical credits: 0,60
Distance-base hours: 2,70

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 1,2
    Practical credits: 0,4
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.
  • Dept: ECOLOGY
    Area: ECOLOGY
    Theoretical credits: 0
    Practical credits: 0,2

Study programmes where this course is taught