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The LLM or Master of Laws is an internationally-recognized postgraduate degree in law. LLM programs are usually open to those who have first obtained a degree in law.

LLM in Environmental Law is a Major in Environmental studies and saving the world. The course is about the international environmental regulations, treaties and statutes. Also, as the world is facing Global Warming many want to save the world and this course would benefit in reducing the damages all over the Globe.

Europe is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the western most point of Eurasia, Europe is usually divided from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways connecting the Black and Aegean Seas.

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17 Results in Environmental Law, Europe

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

This course focuses on the interface between the International Law of the Sea and other areas of international law. ... [+]

The world's oceans and seas are crucial to sustaining life on Earth. They can reduce poverty, ensure food security, and address equity issues. This means we must understand the relationship between the International Law of the Sea and other elements of international law concerning sustainable development.

The International Law of the Sea is always developing. At the moment, negotiations are ongoing in New York, for instance, towards the development of a new legally-binding instrument on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction.

This course focuses on the interface between the International Law of the Sea and other areas of international law. These areas include international biodiversity; human rights; trade; and investment law. It'll give you the knowledge and skills you need to understand ocean governance and all it contains. You'll receive advanced, specialized and comprehensive knowledge of the science, policy and international law of ocean governance. You'll also learn about other areas of international law related to sustainable development. You'll build upon your analytical skills to understand and contribute to the ongoing development and implementation of the International Law of the Sea. Upon graduating from this course, you'll be able to take part in international negotiations of the Law of the Sea and other related processes.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 21 months
Campus
University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Understanding the development and functioning of environmental law across different levels of environmental governance is an important issue of our time. This requires mo ... [+]

Why this course?

Understanding the development and functioning of environmental law across different levels of environmental governance is an important issue of our time. This requires moving beyond the traditional approach to teaching international, regional, EU and national environmental law in isolation from one other.

There's also a growing need to understand the relevance for environmental governance of the legal practices of indigenous peoples and local communities, business entities, local administrations, and transnational environmental practitioners.

The programme aims to help students critically appraise and creatively contribute to environmental regulation and governance at the international, transnational, national and local levels.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
August 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

The course will give you a solid grounding in the structures, rules, and principles of aspects of the public international law that impact on sustainable development. ... [+]

Why this course?

In a world facing unique economic, environmental and social challenges of a scale not seen before, promoting sustainable development has become a pressing priority.

The course will give you a solid grounding in the structures, rules, and principles of aspects of the public international law that impact on sustainable development.

This programme is designed specifically for graduates who want to work in the international development sector in management, planning or policy-related areas.

The course has a flexible structure. You’ll have the opportunity to pursue your own interests and tailor your degree to your chosen career path. You can select elective classes from other Masters Programmes in Law as well as related programmes across the University.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
Universitat Rovira i Virgili

This university master's degree provides fundamental and specific knowledge on environmental law. It pays special attention to the different branches of the discipline an ... [+]

This university Master's degree provides fundamental and specific knowledge on environmental law. It pays special attention to the different branches of the discipline and also deals with various non-legal subjects related to technical, geographic, economic and business aspects of the environment

The Faculty of Law offers a special programme that enables students to simultaneously study the Master's Degree in Legal Practice in conjunction with another university master's course taught at the Faculty of Law and thus obtain a law specialisation.

Collaborating Institutios Centre d’Estudis de Dret Ambiental de Tarragona (CEDAT) Admission

The Master's Degree is designed for students with previous training in the field of Law, Political Sciences and Public Administration, Public Management and Administration Economics, Journalism, Business Studies, Labour Studies, Business Sciences and other related fields.... [-]

Spain Tarragona
October 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

VU Amsterdam is the first university in Europe to offer a specific International Business Law degree that combines an outstanding, all-around Master’s in Business Law wit ... [+]

Targeting the Most Complex Legal Challenge of Our Time

How does the law facilitate sustainability? What rights and responsibilities do businesses, governments and NGOs have in addressing the issues of climate change? Can states be forced to bring their policies in line with the Paris 2015 Agreement?

VU Amsterdam is the first university in Europe to offer a specific International Business Law degree that combines an outstanding, all-around Master’s in Business Law with a specific focus on one of the most complex legal challenges of our day: sustainability. It took some time for the corporate world to acknowledge the existential threat to mankind that climate change poses. But now, sustainability goes hand-in-hand with business success – and business survival. VU Amsterdam will help you become a lawyer in high demand, in both the public and the private sector.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
SOAS University of London

The LLM in Environmental Law and Sustainable Development provides a unique specialization in a rapidly evolving area of law. Environmental law has grown rapidly over the ... [+]

LLM in Environmental Law and Sustainable Development

Duration: One calendar year (full-time). Two, three or four years (part-time, daytime only). We recommend that part-time students have between two-and-a-half and three days a week free to pursue their course of study.

Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honors degree (or equivalent) in Law.

Start of programme: September intake only

Mode of Attendance: Full-Time or Part-Time

The LLM in Environmental Law and Sustainable Development provides a unique specialization in a rapidly evolving area of law. Environmental law has grown rapidly over the past five decades and is now one of the key areas of both domestic and international law. The increasingly vast scope of the environmental law is reflected in the umbrella notion of sustainable development that captures the links between traditional environmental issues and broader development concerns. The environmental law thus covers not only traditional nature conservation and pollution control issues but also broaden the use and conservation of natural resources. In addition, we emphasize links between environmental regulation and other related fields of law, such as human rights, trade or intellectual property rights.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

The LLM programme is a single subject law programme that may be taken over a period of one year (full-time), or part-time over a period of two, three or four years. ... [+]

LLM in Law, Development, and Globalisation

Duration: One calendar year (full-time), three or four years (part-time, daytime only) recommend that part-time students have between two-and-a-half and three days a week free to pursue their course of study.

Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in Law

Start of programme: September intake only

The LLM programme may be completed either through one year of full-time study or two, three or four years of part-time study. All students apply to the general LLM programme but have the option of pursuing a specialized LLM.

Each LLM student is required to successfully complete four (4.0) units of coursework and a 12,000-word dissertation on a topic related to his or her specialization. The dissertation must be linked to a module offered at SOAS itself, and attendance on the module will be treated as being part of the process of supervision. Year-long modules are worth 1.0 unit, while single-term modules are worth 0.5 units. A student will thus complete between four and eight taught modules during his or her LLM programme.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
University of Stirling

This Masters degree addresses these concerns and canvasses potential solutions, enabling you to develop the skills and expertise you need to make a lasting and positive i ... [+]

Overview

Environmental issues are among the most pressing across the globe. Whether in relation to climate change, biodiversity loss or environmental harm, solutions are urgently needed in policy and governance to mitigate, adapt, reduce or prevent significant impacts. This Masters degree addresses these concerns and canvasses potential solutions, enabling you to develop the skills and expertise you need to make a lasting and positive impact on the planet.

On this course, you’ll gain an excellent understanding of local, national and international environmental policies and governance. It addresses the legal, economic, scientific and political challenges facing society, giving you an integrated understanding of the relevant issues that will significantly enhance your employability.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
University of Kent, Kent Law School

This pathway enables you to examine human rights protection at the national, regional and international levels. It is particularly suited to those who currently work in, ... [+]

The Kent LLM (and associated Diploma programme) allows you to broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of the law by specialising in one or more different areas.

Overview

This pathway stimulates a critical awareness of the operation of international environmental law and policy and features a particular focus on topics that are perceived to be controversial or in a state of evolution. You develop a sound knowledge and systematic understanding of the institutional structures, key principles of law and policy, and the contexts within which international law operates.

You study the theoretical, social, political and scientific perspectives that underlie the substantive areas of law, as well as the practical situations in which international environmental law operates. Graduates of the LLM take with them the knowledge and expertise required to pursue a professional or academic career in this contemporary and developing discipline.... [-]

United Kingdom Canterbury
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 28 months
Campus
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

This course offers an insight into the international legal response to environmental challenges, from global warming to the destruction of vital habitat sites. ... [+]

Overview

This course offers an insight into the international legal response to major global environmental challenges, from climate change to the destruction of vital habitat sites.

You will cover a wide range of relevant contemporary issues and will develop a solid grounding in international environmental law as applied in a particular context.

Modern techniques of environmental regulation are also addressed, including funding mechanisms for international environmental treaties, such as the biodiversity and ozone layer conventions, and procedural requirements for environmental impact assessment of certain activities under international law.

The School of Law has a high level of expertise in environmental law and related issues, and you will be taught by scholars actively researching in the field.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Groningen

The energy sector is changing as a result of market liberalization and climate change concerns. The EU presents a typical example of this yet similar developments can be ... [+]

Visit the LLM programme pages here.

What did liberalization do for the energy sector? And did it change the relationship between the state and the energy industry? Should energy companies be concerned with climate change?

Today, the energy sector is changing as a result of market liberalization and climate change concerns. The EU presents a typical example of this scenario but similar developments can also be found in other parts of the world. This specialized programme will present the main principles of energy market liberalization and how climate law affects the energy sector, with the EU often used as a case example.

The programme is designed to equip its graduates for a career as an in-house lawyer in an energy company, but it is also suitable for those who are interested in a career working as an energy expert for major law firms. Also, a career as an energy lawyer in governmental institutions and ministries, inter- and non-governmental organizations and academic institutions would be very likely.... [-]

Netherlands Groningen
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences

The Earth today is facing major environmental challenges: climate change, loss of biodiversity and over-exploitation of natural resources. Addressing these requires effec ... [+]

Overview

The Earth today is facing major environmental challenges: climate change, loss of biodiversity and over-exploitation of natural resources. Addressing these requires effective legal and policy tools, internationally, nationally and locally. Dundee has the expertise to enable you to develop the key skills and knowledge to pursue a career in this exciting area of law and policy.

The University of Dundee has one of the largest groups of environmental and resource management lawyers on its staff in the UK. The staff has advised at the highest levels, practiced, published and taught widely in a broad range of areas of law including environmental regulation, energy, sustainable development, land use planning, nature conservation, forestry, water, arctic governance, and the law of the sea.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Eastern Finland

The Master's Degree Program Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change in Environmental Policy and Law is a new multidisciplinary two-year Master's degree program ... [+]

Program overview

The Master's Degree Program Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change in Environmental Policy and Law is a new multidisciplinary two-year Master's degree program that combines high-level teaching with vocationally-oriented educational objectives. The program provides advanced training in policy, law and impact assessments for climate change and sustainable management of natural resources.

The program is based on two alternative majors:

Natural Resources Governance and Environmental and Climate Change Law.

All students are required to take courses in Natural Resources Governance, Environmental Law and Policy, and in Climate Change Law and Policy before selecting their major.... [-]

Finland Joensuu
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
KNect365 Learning

Improve your career prospects by gaining a Masters in Environmental Law & Practice while remaining in full-time employment. ... [+]

Improve your career prospects by gaining a Masters in Environmental Law & Practice while remaining in full-time employment

Course Overview

This unique programme will enable you to:

Analyse, interpret and apply the laws regulating the environment. Gain a competitive advantage in difficult market conditions - increase your skills at this crucial time. Achieve a recognised UK university qualification while combining full-time employment with study. Learn from key industry practitioners and academics and benefit directly from their insight and invaluable commentary. Apply your learning and new skills to your work immediately and help further your career. Tailor the programme to your needs by studying your own unique combination of modules from this and other De Montfort LLM programmes. Study at a faster pace – follow the 'accelerated route' and complete the LLM in 15 months. Achieve the level you choose – postgraduate certificate and diploma levels also available. Course Structure ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
Keele University

The world is experiencing an unprecedented environmental crisis. A rich body of international norms and institutions has developed in response to this crisis, attempting ... [+]

The world is experiencing an unprecedented environmental crisis. A rich body of international norms and institutions has developed in response to this crisis, attempting to address problems such as climate change, biodiversity loss, deforestation, or transboundary pollution.

This LLM provides students with an opportunity to critically appraise the manner in which international law governs the relationship between mankind and the natural world. The course sets international environmental law in its broader philosophical, historical and political contexts, and engages students in an interdisciplinary study of the transnational legal processes designed to prevent and respond to environmental challenges. The LLM also emphasises the complex relationship between environmental regulation and other fields of law, such as trade or human rights law.... [-]

United Kingdom Keele
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Campus