University of Law- LLM Environmental Law

This course focuses specifically on developing an in-depth knowledge of Environmental Law. It is available for both law and non-law graduates who aspire to gain a Master’s qualification in law.
  • University of Law, England
  • 9200 £ domestic student fee
  • 12360 £ non-domestic student fee
  • 12 Months
  • Online
  • 30 September 2022

Course Information

This LLM Environmental Law programme will provide you with the opportunity to explore issues surrounding environmental law. You will study aspects of political and legal issues concerning environmental protection, climate change policies, natural resources law, environmental ethics and environmental justice.

The programme is taught by subject matter experts, who are former and current practitioners and research and teaching focused academics.


About the university

University of Law is one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education. It can be back to 1876 with the formation of tutorial firm Gibson & Weldon, and in 2016, they opened their leading Business School. With a rich heritage and a reputation for innovation and contemporary teaching practices, they focus on developing the best legal and business minds.


Learning format

The online version of this programme offers the same content as the on campus version, while still offering you the same high level of professional tutor support. The only difference between programme delivered online vs on campus is that online programme offers much more flexibility allowing students to study when, where and how they want, over a variety of different course lengths.

Apart from traditional modules, this programme offers a two-week long induction to the programme that discusses the Key Principles of the English Legal System. As much as this is a compulsory step for non-law students, it can serve as a refresher of fundamentals of law to all interested students especially ones who took a break from legal education.

Each taught module is delivered over ten teaching weeks, with two hour workshops each week. All preparatory material, including any lecture content, is provided on the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), as is all consolidation material.

In preparation to the concluding element of this programme, which is the dissertation, you will study a range of compulsory and further optional Research Methods Training sessions in your first three terms. The dissertation is undertaken in either Term 3 (full-time) or Terms 5 and 6 (part-time).

This programme can be taken in a full-time mode taking 12 months, or a part-time mode taking 24 months.


Entry requirements

In order to qualify for the programme, the following criteria need to be met:

- Students should possess a UK undergraduate degree in any subject at 2:2 or above, or an equivalent qualification.

- A compulsory two-week induction is required for all students, unless they can evidence the successful completion of either:

  • an LLB or equivalent; or
  • a minimum of 3 legal modules, worth at least 80 QCF credits that must include;
    • English Legal System
    • Contract Law
    • Law of Tort

- An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Apply before:

01 September 2022

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