LL.M. On Campus

Environmental Law

University of Dundee

12 months
19900 GBP/year
8350 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Whatever your background, develop your skills and knowledge in environmental protection and sustainable development to address today's environmental challenges with this LLM Environmental Law from University of Dundee.


The Earth is facing major environmental challenges such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and over-exploitation of natural resources. 

Addressing these issues requires effective legal and policy tools, internationally, nationally, and locally. The LLM Environmental Law from University of Dundee will offer you a broad range of knowledge, covering the structures, principles, and institutions of environmental law, both at the domestic and the international levels.

You will develop the skills needed to pursue a career in this area of law and policy. Knowledge of environmental law is of increasing relevance for the commercial world.

This course gives you an understanding of the main legal issues related to environmental protection and sustainable development. The choice of modules and dissertation topics allow you to focus on the environmental and sustainability issues that are important to you.

You will have the opportunity to engage with our staff in small seminars and to discuss your ideas. They all have advised in their fields of expertise at high levels, practised, published and taught widely in a broad range of areas of law including:

  • environmental regulation
  • climate change
  • energy
  • sustainable development
  • land use planning
  • nature conservation
  • water


Graduates have gone on to work in:

  • environmental law practices
  • central government
  • environmental agencies
  • non-governmental organisations

Many graduates go on to doctoral research and academic careers.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Legal Research Skills
  • Environmental Regulation
  • International Law of Natural Resources and Energy 
  • Energy and Climate Science, Policy and Litigation
  • Sustainability and the Just Transition for the Mining Sector
  • International Relations and Energy and Natural Resources 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree in Law at lower second class or above
  • Consideration will also be given to applicants with other academic backgrounds who explain clearly their motivation for undertaking the relevant LLM, outlining any relevant legal work experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8350 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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