Global Environment and Climate Change Law LLM

University of Edinburgh School of Law

Full time & Part time September LLM 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

About the course

Programme description

Environmental law is a dynamic, fast-developing and globally important area of law that requires not only specialist legal knowledge but also an understanding of underpinning political, economic and scientific issues.

This programme is designed to equip you with an advanced, multidisciplinary knowledge of the legal issues and techniques related to environmental protection, with special emphases on climate change and the marine environment.

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

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


Tuition fees vary between degree programmes. Find the specific fees for your chosen programme on our website.

 Course Content

Where is University of Edinburgh


Applications to this scholarship are now closed for 2019/20 entry.

Thanks to kind sponsorship as part of the Edinburgh Law School Tercentenary campaign, Edinburgh Law School is pleased to be able to offer 3 Tercentenary Awards for Excellence of £5,000 towards tuition fees in any LLM or MSc programme offered by the School, starting in September 2019 (including online learning programmes).

You must have applied for study at Edinburgh Law School before applying for this award.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,000 towards tuition fees


Applications to this scholarship are now closed for 2019/20 entry.

Any applicant accepted for a place on any of the LLM or MSc programmes offered by the School (including Online Learning programmes) for 2019/20 entry.

Application Procedure

Applications to this scholarship are now closed for 2019/20 entry.

Applications should be made by completing the Edinburgh Law School Scholarship application form.

To apply please visit:

Completed applications should be sent to no later than 5pm on 29 March 2019.

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