UNISA Short Course in Environmental Law and Environmental Management Legal Enforcement

UNISA Short Course in Environmental Law & Environmental Management Legal Enforcement

University of South Africa Short Course in Environmental Law & Environmental Management Legal Enforcement

Short Course in Environmental Law & Environmental Management Legal Enforcement (76983)Purpose

This Short course will be useful to students who want to develop competencies in the law aspects behind environmental management enforcement and who want to develop competencies in conducting environmental management compliance inspections and investigating suspected non-compliance and gaining experience in the practical application of the legal principles of Environmental compliance and enforcement with special emphasis on Environmental law.
 
 Target group

Government Officials and the Regulated Community
 Admission requirements

Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF level 4 qualification. Also note that access to the internet, and registration as a myUnisa user is compulsory.
 
 Duration

6 months
 

Language medium

English
 Registration periods

First semester: 28 November – 25 January
Second semester: depends on the Unisa second semester registration dates. For more information please visit www.unisa.ac.za/caes
Short course will only be presented if a minimum of 20 students are registered.
 
 Tuition method

Fully online
 Kind of assessment

Online Discussions, Self-Assessment, Blogs, practical session and a portfolio of evidence
 Environmental Law and Liabilities for the Regulated Community (ENVRC1A)Syllabus/Content Topics

  • Introduction to Compliance and Enforcement
  • Criminal Enforcement
  • Administrative Justice in the Context of Administrative Enforcement
  • Civil Enforcement
  • Specific Enforcement Provisions under NEMA and the SEMA’s
  • Enforcement Provisions under other Environmental Legislation
  • Conducting inspections
  • Conducting Investigations
  • Taking Enforcement Action
  • Ethics, Health and Safety
  • Practical (2 Days)
  • Court case based on operation

Course leader

Mrs HJ van Niekerk
MDE
The Department of Environmental Sciences
Environmental Science and Management
Unisa Florida Campus
Office no 462, Phapha building
011 471 2325
vniekhj@unisa.ac.za
 Programme administrator(s)

Ms Denise Francis
The Department of Environmental Sciences
SLP and WIL Coordination
Unisa Florida Campus
Calabash, Room 107
011 471 2800
franct@unisa.ac.za
 
Mr MM Moima
CSAES
Unisa Florida Campus
Office no 457, Phapha building,
011 471 2577
moimams@unisa.ac.za
 
Ms Marion Gaffney
CSAES
Unisa Florida Campus
Office no 457, Phapha building,
0114712616
Mgaffney@unisa.ac.za
 
Mr Lutendo Phiza
CSAES
Unisa Florida Campus
Office no 457, Phapha building,
0114713092
lphidza@unisa.ac.za


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.