12 months
16000 GBP/year
8900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The LLM in International Environmental Law at University of Huddersfield offers you the opportunity to gain specialist knowledge in the field of environmental law, natural resources management and sustainability issues at the domestic and international levels.


About the International Environmental Law course at University of Huddersfield

The LLM in International Environmental Law offers you the opportunity to gain specialist knowledge in the field of environmental law, natural resources management and sustainability issues at the domestic, regional, and international levels. You will study key legal concepts in environmental law, principles of environmental regulation, discuss essential elements of environmental protection and sustainable development and analyse important issues in global environmental law and regulation.

Some of the key topics covered in this LLM include corporate environmental governance, global environmental institutions, and their role in promoting sustainable development, ecocide, anthropocentrism, and the rise of ecocentrism and the oil and gas industry and the environment including constitutional environmental rights. This course will equip you with the academic abilities and employability skills which are relevant for a successful career within the wider policy fields intersecting with national and international environmental law, its rights, obligations, and protections.


The LLM in Environmental Law aims to develop in graduates the employability skills required for the global employment markets of the 21st century. On completion of the course there will be a range of career opportunities open to you, from legal practice in a UK or international law firm to employment in national and international governmental organisations, non-governmental organisations, academia, or the compliance departments of multinational corporations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Legal and Academic Skills
  •  International Environmental Law
  •  LLM Dissertation International Environmental Law
  •  International Human Rights Law
  •  International Law
  •  Climate Change Law
  •  International Commercial Arbitration
  •  Intellectual Property Law and Global Markets
  •  International Banking Law
  •  Equality, Law and Justice
  •  International Business Law and Practice
  •  International Corporate Governance
  •  International Criminal Law
  •  Corporate Social Responsibility
  •  International Protection of Refugees and Forced Migration
  •  Renewable Energy Law
  •  Oil and Gas Law
  •  International Children’s Rights

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in any subject.
  • Other experience or qualifications that demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at graduate level may be acceptable. Suitability for acceptance onto the course will be assessed through interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • the part-time tuition fee for UK postgraduate students on this course will be £985 per 20 credit module.

Living costs for Huddersfield

600 - 1000 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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