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.
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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- 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
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications
DisciplinesInternational Law Sustainable Development Environmental Economics & Policy View 102 other Masters in Environmental Economics & Policy in United Kingdom
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- 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.
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International17150 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17150 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8850 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8850 GBP per year during 12 months.
Rest of UK £8,850
Living costs for Glasgow
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
There are several scholarship opportunities available for students applying for this course. Please see website for further details.
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