Taught course

Global Environment and Climate Change Law

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

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

We will also consider a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a social science subject.

All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is designed to equip you with an advanced, multidisciplinary knowledge of the legal issues and techniques related to environmental protection and the management of natural resources, with special emphasis on climate change.

You will analyse and evaluate the historic and ongoing development of international, European and national law for environmental protection, the interrelations between these different levels of law-making and the interactions between environmental law and other areas of law. You will also choose option courses to complement your legal studies with an analysis of the scientific and socioeconomic aspects of environmental protection.

This programme is affiliated with the University’s Global Environment & Society Academy.

Information for international students

To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation see our website.

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Edinburgh Law School Postgraduate Office
Email
pg.law.enquiries@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 131 650 2386