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The Global Environmental Law and Governance course at University of Strathclyde aims to help students critically appraise and creatively contribute to environmental regulation and governance at the international, transnational, national and local levels.

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Overview

Studying this Global Environmental Law and Governance course at University of Strathclyde , you'll be equipped with a wide range of expertise in environmental law, in areas like: biodiversity, land, food and agriculture, climate change and energy, corporate accountability, environmental justice, water and oceans, human rights, sustainable development. You'll focus on the global dynamics of environmental law. In particular, you'll look at the mutual influences and interactions among different regulatory levels.

Assessment is based on your performance in coursework and/or written exam papers. Students seeking award of the Masters degree (LLM) will need to complete a dissertation. Some of the assessments will be based on real-life assignments that the teaching staff have engaged with in the context of their practical experience in international consultancies, with a view to developing your skills of immediate relevance to global employers.

Careers

This course has been designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and analytical skills necessary for pursuing a career with a strong international focus. You may go on to work as:

  • legal advisors and legislative drafters for national and local governments
  • legal advisors to local, national and international think tanks and non-profit organisations
  • legal and policy officers for international organisations (United Nations, European Commission)
  • legal and policy advisors to private companies
  • associates in international and transnational environmental law firms
  • PhD researchers and university lecturers

Our course directors have a track record of successfully supporting students in obtaining highly competitive international internships and jobs with reputable research institutes, international organisations and non-government organisations. Supporting activities include:

  • review of applications
  • provision of targeted career advice
  • integration of new students in a vibrant, cross-programme alumni community, so as to foster networking activities
  • collaborations on matters pertaining to environmental law after the completion of the LLM

LLM students will become part of a closed alumni group on LinkedIn. This will give you the opportunity to network with other professionals in environmental law and governance. It'll also ensure you're updated on selected job opportunities.

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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  International Environmental Law 1 & 2
  •  Global Environmental Law: Issues of Sustainability and Equity
  •  Legal Research (LLM only) 
  •  EU Environmental Law
  •  International Investment Law and Sustainable Development
  •  International Climate Change Law
  •  Ocean Governance and the Law of the Sea

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Credits

180 alternative credits

 

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first or upper second-class Honours degree in a related discipline.
  • Entry may be possible with a lower second-class Honours degree, if you also have suitable professional qualifications and/or considerable appropriate experience. Please note: a Law degree is not a prerequisite for entry to this course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17150 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8850 GBP per year during 12 months.

Rest of UK £8,850

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

There are several scholarship opportunities available for students applying for this course. Please see website for further details.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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