Taught course

Global Environment and Climate Change Law

University of Edinburgh · School of Law

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its equivalent if outside the UK. English language standard: 7.00 IELTS or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

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

The programme enables students to analyze and evaluate the historic and ongoing development of international, European and national law for environmental protection, the inter-relations between these different levels of law-making, as well as the interactions between environmental law and other areas of law.

It will also allow students to choose optional courses complementing their legal studies with an analysis of the scientific and socio-economic aspects of environmental protection.

Fees and funding

Visit our Scholarships and Student Finance Office at http://www.scholarships.ed.ac.uk/ for information about funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Douglas Thompson
+44 (0) 131 650 2022