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Environmental and Energy Law, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #28 (BCR) New York City, NY, United States
The specialized LLM in Environmental and Energy Law from New York University is designed for foreign-trained and US lawyers interested in careers in environmental, land use, and energy law. 

Overview

Individuals who aim to work for governments, international organizations, or NGOs; who aspire to cutting-edge private practice with law firms; or who will pursue academic careers, study with leading experts in these areas. 

Each year, students in the LLM in Environmental and Energy Law program from New York University form a close community that enjoys the benefits of being a distinct cohort within the larger student body.NYU is the leading institution in environmental and land use law among the top American law schools. 

Our faculty have established reputations for path-breaking research and scholarship that has driven policy formation in the United States on such issues as climate change, air pollution, housing and urban development, and contemporary urban environmental law. These professors also direct three separate research institutions at NYU that organize conferences and workshops on environmental, energy, and land use topics with leading decision-makers, advocates, and academics. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Climate Change Policy Seminar 
  • Energy Law Regulation and Policy 
  • Environmental Law Clinic 
  • Selected Topics in Environmental and Energy Law 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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General Requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    99864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99858 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    99864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99858 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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