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Online LLM Energy and Environmental Law

The University of Birmingham Online
Program overview
2.5 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
English
Start dates
Birmingham
October 2022

Birmingham
March 2023

Birmingham
July 2023

Birmingham
October 2023

About this program

Online LLM Energy and Environmental Law

Whether you are in a role with growing responsibility over energy or environmental law, or an LLB-qualified lawyer ready for your next venture, the University of Birmingham’s Online LLM in Energy and Environmental Law provides the legal framework to fulfil a growing number of careers.

Delivered by a top-100 global university, this 100% online LLM will provide you with the intellectual framework to understand legal responses in a transnational, multi-jurisdictional approach. Covering different levels of energy ownership and environmental protection, you will gain the knowledge and legal expertise to pursue careers in both energy and environmental sectors and respond to local and global challenges, anywhere in the world.

Admission requirements

The University of Birmingham’s Online LLM in Energy and Environmental Law has been specifically designed for LLB-qualified lawyers or those who already work in the sector and are seeking to consolidate their knowledge in a world-class environment.

In order to be accepted onto this program, applicants should have:

  • At least an upper second-class degree or non-UK equivalent in Law OR an upper second-class degree or non-UK equivalent in an allied degree with relevant work experience in the sector
  • Two references
  • A statement of purpose

For international students, standard English Language requirements apply. You must have an IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band.


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Program content

Renowned for its legal education and research credentials, the university’s Law School features lecturers at the forefront of government environmental legislation. Under their expert guidance, the Online LLM Energy and Environmental Law takes on an analytical, research-centered quality, enriching the content with the latest theories and practices.

Covering topics including environmental protection and energy production, and legal issues from laws relating to oil and gas to renewable energy and climate change, the program takes 2.5 years to complete and is split into six career-focused modules (20 credits each) and a dissertation. Explore both energy and environmental matters in depth, whilst still having plenty of time to reflect and apply your learning:

Core modules:

  • Environmental and energy regulation
  • Law relating to nuclear energy
  • Assessment and financing of energy projects
  • Oil and gas law
  • Environmental protection and pollution control
  • Renewable energy and climate change law

Program delivery

Taught by a highly-qualified and experienced team of lecturers, this 100% online LLM offers all the academic rigour and global character you’d expect from a Russell Group university, with the flexibility to study when it suits you, from anywhere in the world. 

Tuition

For detailed pricing information and to find out more about the payment methods available, please request information and a member of the admissions team will be in touch to discuss your inquiry.

About this institute

The University of Birmingham Online

Become a leader in your field with a postgraduate degree from the University of Birmingham. One of the UK’s top academic institutions, it combines a long history of rigorous academics and the informed expertise of our faculty with innovative educational...


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Contact info

The University of Birmingham Online

Edgbaston
B15 2TT Birmingham
United Kingdom

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https://landing.birmingham.ac.uk

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