Noise Pollution Law

Module code: LLMP 5218

Module description

The module examines the law relating to noise pollution. It examines a range of issues which include: the characteristics of noise as a pollutant; the law of nuisance (public and private) as applied to noise; the interrelationship between tortious liability and statutory controls; Part III of the Control of Pollution Act 1974; statutory nuisance proceedings under the Environmental Protection Act 1990; constriction site noise; noise abatement zones; and miscellaneous statutory controls.

Contact hours per student per year

Tutorials: 2 hours (optional)


  • Assignment (5,000 words): 100%

Additional costs: Students may choose to purchase one or more textbooks relevant to the module. Students may choose to attend the optional Study days and incur travel/accommodation costs.

Events at DMU

At DMU there is always something to do or see, check out our events for yourself.

News target area image

DMU is a dynamic university, read about what we have been up to in our latest news section.

Mission and vision target area image
Mission and vision

Read about our mission and vision and how these create a supportive and exciting learning environment.