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Environmental Policy and Law

University of Eastern Finland

24 months
Duration
8000 EUR/year
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About

The Master's Degree Programme in Environmental Policy and Law at University of Eastern Finland is a multidisciplinary two-year programme that combines group teaching and independent research with the objective of providing participants with professional skills in environmental law and policy.

Overview

Why to study

The Master in Environmental Policy and Law programme at University of Eastern Finland  consists of advanced study of law and policy in relation to the environment, climate change and natural resources.

The Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change is a joint Master's degree programme organized between two disciplines; environmental law and environmental policy. The Master's degree programme is fully administrated through the UEF Law School, although the environmental policy major is based at the UEF Department of Geographical and Historical Studies.

In addition, the programme is part of the Centre for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law (CCEEL), established in 2013. UEF Law School is the leading Finnish research institution in the area of natural resources, climate change, energy and environmental law. The CCEEL brings together a range of activities from UEF Law School and provides a common platform for discussion, research and education.

The programme also benefits from the research and education network of the Institute for Natural Resources, Environment and Society (LYY) operating at the UEF, representing several disciplines including geography, forest economics and policy, environmental law, history, aesthetics and policy, sociology, education, and tourism studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Master’s Degree Studies, Environmental Policy and Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Sustainability and Natural Resources
  • Academic Legal Writing
  • Environmental Policy Instruments and Natural Resources Governance
  • Climate Change Law and Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are required to submit the following educational documents for the degree that you use as a basis for eligibility:
  • The scanned copy of the original degree certificate (in the original language) and an English, Finnish or Swedish translation of the degree certificate
  • The scanned copy of the original transcript of records (in the original language) and an English, Finnish or Swedish translation of the transcript of records.
  • If the degree you use as a basis for eligibility to Master’s degree studies consists of studies completed at multiple institutions, for example a Higher National Diploma (HND) and a one-year Bachelor’s degree, you must submit educational documents that cover all your studies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8000 EUR/year
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  • EU/EEA

    Free
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Living costs for Joensuu

700 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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