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Climate Change Law and Policy

This course will provide you with a timely qualification and highly specialised knowledge in an ever-growing field of law and policy.

The course is taught through a combination of two residential sessions at New Lanark Mill Hotel and at the University campus in Glasgow city centre. The flexibility of the course allows you to undertake this exciting programme within one to three years while continuing with your current professional role. It's a useful qualification for anyone working in areas such as government, international organisations, law firms and consultancies, the banking and insurance sector, electric utilities, and research, educational and advocacy organisations. It also provides an excellent opportunity for recent graduates in law and other relevant disciplines to start out your career in an exciting growth area. The LLM is delivered by leading experts in the field of climate change law and policy coming from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds. They'll provide you with practical insights and inside knowledge.

Entry requirements

Normally a first class or upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in any discipline related to Climate Change Law & Policy, although previous study with some law content would be useful.

Other qualifications may be recognised, especially where the applicant’s work experience is relevant to the course.

English language requirements

For the Strathclyde LLM in Climate Change Law & Policy we're in a position to waiver the official University post-graduate English language proficiency requirements. If you do not have a IELTS certificate, we will gauge your level of English on an ad-hoc basis in order to determine whether your level of English is sufficient. If you require immigration permission (eg a visa) to study in the UK, take a look at our information on short-term study visas. It's not possible to study the LLM in Climate Change Law and Policy on a Tier 4 visa.

Course modules

Climate change and international law; comparative climate change law; research methods; optional modules; equity and adaptation; carbon markets and climate finance; forests, land use and climate change; sustainable energy governance; climate change and litigation; climate law and the global economy; dissertation.

Assessment methods

The course will be assessed mainly by written assignments
and a dissertation.

Fees

The fee includes the course tuition during each of the two seminar weeks. The fee does not include accommodation and meals during the two residential sessions. The Law School will provide support in identifying suitable accommodation options, should a student require such service.

All fees quoted are for full-time courses and per academic year unless stated otherwise.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
LLM Distance learning (with some attendance) September 2017 GBP 13,500 (Year 1) International 12 Months
LLM Distance learning (with some attendance) September 2017 GBP 11,000 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 Months
LLM Distance learning (with some attendance) September 2017 GBP 6,750 (Year 1) International 24 Months
LLM Distance learning (with some attendance) September 2017 GBP 5,500 (Year 1) Home/EU 24 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning (with some attendance) September 2017 GBP 6,750 (Year 1) International 8 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning (with some attendance) September 2017 GBP 5,500 (Year 1) Home/EU 8 Months

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