Environmental Law LLM

University of Dundee
12 months
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Dundee
English
January 2023

About this program

Environmental Law LLM

The Earth is facing major environmental challenges such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and over-exploitation of natural resources.

Addressing these issues requires effective legal and policy tools, internationally, nationally, and locally. The course will offer you a broad range of knowledge, covering the structures, principles, and institutions of environmental law, both at the domestic and the international levels.

You will develop the skills needed to pursue a career in this area of law and policy. Knowledge of environmental law is of increasing relevance for the commercial world.

This course gives you an understanding of the main legal issues related to environmental protection and sustainable development. The choice of modules and dissertation topics allow you to focus on the environmental and sustainability issues that are important to you.

You will have the opportunity to engage with our staff in small seminars and to discuss your ideas. They all have advised in their fields of expertise at high levels, practised, published and taught widely in a broad range of areas of law including:

  • environmental regulation
  • climate change
  • energy
  • sustainable development
  • land use planning
  • nature conservation
  • water

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Admission requirements

Graduate Entry

An honours degree in Law at lower second class or above

Consideration will also be given to applicants with other academic backgrounds who explain clearly their motivation for undertaking the relevant LLM, outlining any relevant legal work experience

English language requirements

IELTS Academic

  • Overall - 6.5
  • Reading - 5.5
  • Listening - 5.5
  • Speaking - 6.0
  • Writing - 6.0

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Core Modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

  • Masters Dissertation
  • Legal Research Skills
  • Environmental Regulation
  • Water Law

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition

Tuition fees:

  • Scotland: £ 8,350 per year of study
  • Ukraine: £ 8,350 per year of study
  • England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £ 8,350 per year of study
  • International: £ 19,900 per year of study

Career paths

Graduates have gone on to work in:

  • environmental law practices
  • central government
  • environmental agencies
  • non-governmental organisations

Many graduates go on to doctoral research and academic careers.

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