Global Environment and Climate Change Law
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: http://www.ed.ac.uk/global-environment-society
A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in law.
We may also consider a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a social science subject.
Please check whether your international qualifications meet our general entry requirements.
English language requirements
All applicants must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of their English language ability:
- an undergraduate or masters degree, that was taught and assessed in English in a majority English speaking country as defined by UK Visas and Immigration
- UKVI list of majority English speaking countries
- IELTS: total 7.0 (at least 6.5 in each module)
- TOEFL-iBT: total 100 (at least 23 in each module)
- PTE(A): total 67 (at least 61 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections)
- CAE and CPE: total 185 (at least 176 in each module)
- Trinity ISE: ISE III with a pass in all four components
Degrees taught and assessed in English must be no more than two and a half years old at the beginning of your degree programme. Language tests must be no more than two years old at the beginning of your degree programme.
Courses may include: international environmental law. Option courses: EU environmental law; international climate change law; international law of the sea; comparative environmental law; international law of the marine environment; biotechnology: law and society; EU and national climate change law; risk society and regulatory frameworks.
For detailed information about courses being offered on this programme please visit our website.
Essays and other coursework such as problem-based exercises.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|LLM||Part-time||September 2018||2 Years|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2018||1 Years|
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