Online LLM in Energy and Environmental Law
University of Birmingham Online
Birmingham, United Kingdom
GBP 17,010 / per course
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Online LLM Energy and Environmental Law
The University of Birmingham’s internationally renowned lecturers from the prestigious Birmingham Law School will build your competencies through interactive discussions and activities around energy regulation, oil and gas law, pollution control, and more. Within a flexible online format, our LLM Energy and Environmental Law degree affords you the opportunity to have it all: balance your current professional career, study when it’s convenient, and apply your new knowledge in real-time to ensure a better future for everyone.
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.
Taught by a highly qualified and experienced team of lecturers, this 100% online LLM offers all the academic rigor 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.
Research the most pressing issues and seek global solutions
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-centred quality, enriching the content with the latest theories and practices.
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.
There are multiple intakes a year, Students can join the program in March, July, or October.
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The Online LLM in Energy and Environmental Law is a 180-credit full master's program. As a student in the program, you would study three 20-credit modules in year one, followed by three 20-credit modules in year two. Each module lasts approximately sixteen weeks. Students enroll in these modules one at a time and in a linear structure to ensure they grasp the fundamentals in manageable sections.
- 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 law
- Dissertation – 60 credits
World ‘top-100’ institution (QS World University Rankings 2023)
- Insights into the issues around environmental protection
- How energy production depends on natural resources
- Problem-solving, evidential reasoning, negotiation, and drafting skills
- Legal issues arising from deploying resources and generating energy
- Transactions underpinning energy production and supply
- Events of market failure and modes of regulation
- Patterns of energy production, supply and consumption
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