Taught course

Energy and Environmental Law

Institution
University of Birmingham · University of Birmingham
Qualifications
LLM

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Entry 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

Months of entry

March, July, October

Course content

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

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 University of Birmingham’s Online LLM in Energy and Environmental Law 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.

“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

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.

Tackle the world’s biggest challenges

Renowned for its legal education and research credentials, the university’s Law School features lecturers at the forefront of government environmental legislation. Under their expert guidance, the Online LLM Energy and Environmental Law takes on an analytical, research-centred quality, enriching the content with the latest theories and practices.

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

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.

Information for international students

For international students standard English Language requirements apply. You must have an IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.5 in the written elements.

Fees and funding

For detailed pricing information and to find out more about the payment methods available, please request information and a member of the admissions team will be in touch to discuss your enquiry.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    flexible
    30 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Online Admissions
Email
onlineadmissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk