Master of Laws in Environmental Law in United Kingdom

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Environmental Law

The Master of Laws degree commonly known as the LL.M., is an advanced graduate law degree. Candidates often already hold a first degree in law and are interested in furthering their studies of the law. Obtaining an LL.M. possesses a number of distinct advantages.

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.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

Top Law Degrees in Environmental Law in United Kingdom 2019

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LLM Environmental Law and Sustainable Development

University Of the West Of England, Bristol
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years January 2019 United Kingdom Stoke Gifford + 1 more

Part of our comprehensive range of LLM programmes, the LLM in Environmental Law and Sustainable Development allows you to deepen your understanding of law relating to the environment and associated development issues. [+]

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Part of our comprehensive range of LLM programmes, the LLM in Environmental Law and Sustainable Development allows you to deepen your understanding of law relating to the environment and associated development issues.

You will engage with the legal and ethical challenges posed by sustainable development, and explore global environmental issues such as climate change, biodiversity protection, water management and renewable energy, from the perspective of both developed and developing countries. By encouraging innovation in assessing current environmental problems, the course will prepare you to work in legal practice, whether you choose to go into a commercial organisation, the public sector or a non-governmental organisation.... [-]


LLM, PgDip, PGCert Law of the Sea, Sustainable Development and International Law

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 21 months September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

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.... [-]


LLM/PgDip/PgCert Global Environmental Law and Governance

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

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. [+]

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.... [-]


LLM International Law and Sustainable Development

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

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.... [-]


LLM in Environmental Law and Sustainable Development

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

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. [+]

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.... [-]


LLM in Law, Development and Globalisation

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

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.... [-]


LLM/MSc in Environmental Policy and Governance

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2019 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


LLM (International Environmental Law and Policy)

University of Kent, Kent Law School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 28 months January 2019 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

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, or hope to work in international organisations, non-governmental organisations, international law firms and foreign affairs departments. [+]

The Kent LLM (and associated Diploma programme) allows you to broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of 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.... [-]


MSc Law and Environmental Science

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

Offered in collaboration with the School of Geography and the School of Biosciences, this course explores the relationship between scientific knowledge and law in the field of environmental protection. [+]

Overview

Offered in collaboration with the School of Geography and the School of Biosciences, this course explores the relationship between scientific knowledge and law in the field of environmental protection.

Law modules are designed to give a wider understanding of international law perspectives on environmental problems that frequently can only be addressed through regional or international regulation.

Treaty regimes explored include those relating to acid deposition, climate change, ozone layer depletion, nuclear contamination and freshwater pollution. In addition, detailed attention will be given to the various treaty regimes that seek to address the continuing pressures on the world's biodiversity.... [-]


LLM Environmental Law

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

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.... [-]


Environmental Law LLM

University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 United Kingdom Dundee

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. [+]

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.... [-]


LLM in Global Environment and Climate Change Law

Edinburgh Law School - The University of Edinburgh
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

This programme is designed to equip you with an advanced, multidisciplinary knowledge of the legal issues and techniques related to environmental protection and the management of natural resources, with special emphasis on climate change. [+]

Programme description

This programme is designed to equip you with an advanced, multidisciplinary knowledge of the legal issues and techniques related to environmental protection and the management of natural resources, with special emphasis on climate change.

You will analyze and evaluate the historic and ongoing development of international, European and national law for environmental protection, the interrelations between these different levels of law-making and the interactions between environmental law and other areas of law. You will also choose option courses to complement your legal studies with an analysis of the scientific and socioeconomic aspects of environmental protection.... [-]