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Online Energy and Environmental Law

LL.M. Online
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Whether you take a modern or a utilitarian view on energy use and the environment, the Online Energy and Environmental Law at the University of Birmingham online will arm you with the core principles to take on the most pressing global environmental issues. 

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Overview

Overview

Whether you are in a role with growing responsibility over energy or environmental law, or an LLB-qualified lawyer ready for your next venture, the Online Energy and Environmental Law from the University of Birmingham online provides the legal framework to fulfil a growing number of careers.

Delivered by a top-100 global university, this 100% online LLM will provide you with the intellectual framework to understand legal responses in a transnational, multi-jurisdictional approach. Covering different levels of energy ownership and environmental protection, you will gain the knowledge and legal expertise to pursue careers in both energy and environmental sectors and respond to local and global challenges, anywhere in the world. 

Taught by a highly-qualified and experienced team of lecturers, this 100% online LLM offers all the academic rigour and global character you’d expect from a Russell Group university, with the flexibility to study when it suits you, from anywhere in the world. 

“Learning in a stimulating and positive environment from world-leading experts in their field was an important reason for me to choose the University of Birmingham for my postgraduate degree.”

Maria Pilavki – LLM Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Programme Structure

Covering topics including environmental protection and energy production, and legal issues from laws relating to oil and gas to renewable energy and climate change, the programme takes 2.5 years to complete and is split into six career-focused modules (20 credits each) and a dissertation. Explore both energy and environmental matters in depth, whilst still having plenty of time to reflect and apply your learning:

Core modules:

  • Environmental and energy regulation
  • Law relating to nuclear energy
  • Assessment and financing of energy projects
  • Oil and gas law
  • Environmental protection and pollution control
  • Renewable energy and climate change law

Audience

The University of Birmingham’s Online LLM in Energy and Environmental Law has been specifically designed for LLB-qualified lawyers or those who already work in the sector and are seeking to consolidate their knowledge in a world-class environment. 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Online

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.
Upper Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to be accepted onto this programme, applicants should have:

  • At least an upper second-class degree or non-UK equivalent in Law OR an upper second-class degree or non-UK equivalent in an allied degree with relevant work experience in the sector 
  • Two references
  • A statement of purpose
For international students standard English Language requirements apply.

Tuition Fee

For detailed pricing information and to find out more about the payment methods available, please request information.

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Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

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