Research course

Environmental Law and Policy (Research)

Newcastle University · Newcastle Law School
LLM by research

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in law.

Months of entry


Course content

The Environmental Law and Policy (Research) LLM is a programme of research under supervision. You’ll learn environmental law and policy, and research methods and skills.

The LLM is an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) recognised programme of research. It supports the law research pathway in the ESRC Northern Ireland/ North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Partnership.
The programme includes:
  • intensive subject specific supervision
  • training in legal research methodologies and core skills
  • opportunities to participate in research seminars and an annual postgraduate conference

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 4 English Language Requirements. Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing, and 5.5 in all other sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

See our programme fees and funding web page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM by research
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Gemma Hayton, Admissions Secretary
+44 (0) 191 208 8736