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Environment and Law

Lancaster University

12 months
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19940 GBP/year
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About

Environment and Law degree offered at Lancaster University combines two highly-relevant and challenging areas of study - law and environment. The LLM Environment and Law is jointly delivered by our prestigious Law School and the Lancaster Environment Centre, enabling you to explore the environmental aspects of the law and the legal regulation of the environment.

Overview

Key facts

Environment and Law degree offered at Lancaster University is home to the Centre for Crime, Law and Justice, the Centre for Law and Society, and the Centre for Child and Family Justice. The Lancaster Environment Centre, along with Rothamsted Research and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, is part of our world-leading Graduate School for the Environment. These influential centres underpin our postgraduate teaching and you will have access to the much sought-after expertise of academics working at the forefront of research into natural and social sciences, legal and socio-legal issues.

The pathway for the LLM ensures a balanced duality:  Law School modules,  LEC modules, and a 15,000 word dissertation, enabling you to pursue your own interests whilst becoming practiced at looking at issues from different perspectives.

Your core modules are Perspectives on Environment and Development;Environmental Law or International Environmental Law; Research Methods in Law and the LLM Dissertation. You will study two further elective modules in each discipline, focusing on the legal, environmental and sustainability issues that most interest you, typically including (among many others): Chemical Risk Assessment, Climate Change and Society, Environmental Justice, Food Security, Agriculture and Climate, Law and Global Health, International Law, Current issues in European Law, and the Law of the United Nations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • Perspectives on Environment and Development
  • Research Methods in Law
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Chemical Risk Assessment
  • Climate Change and Society
  • Contemporary Copyright and Cultural Heritage Law
  • Corporations in International Business Law
  • Current Issues in European Union Law

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most courses do not have a deadline for application, we recommend that you apply as early as possible as some courses do fill up and close applications early.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in any discipline.
  • We may ask you to provide a recognised English language qualification, dependent upon your nationality and where you have studied previously.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19940 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19940 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9440 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9440 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part Time (per year)

  • UK: £4,720
  • Overseas: £9,970

Living costs for Lancaster

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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