LLM Environmental Law


Queen Mary University of London    School of Law

Full time & Part time September LLM 1 year Full-time / 2 years Part-time
Environmental Sciences (13) Law (22)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the LLM in Environmental Law at Queen Mary University of London. Delve into the intricate web of political and legal aspects surrounding environmental protection, climate change policies, and natural resources law, with a special focus on the impact of gas and oil. This interdisciplinary programme offers a comprehensive understanding of environmental law, blending legal, political, and human rights perspectives. Taught by esteemed scholars and industry experts, you will explore pressing environmental issues such as climate change's link to human rights and the challenges of nuclear power. Tailor your studies to align with your career aspirations, choosing from a range of modules that cover international green energy investment, water resource management, and more. To qualify for this esteemed programme, a 2.1 honours degree in law or a related field is typically required, although exceptions are made for candidates with relevant professional experience or additional legal qualifications. Benefit from Queen Mary's extensive alumni network, exceptional career support, and access to top-notch facilities including the Postgraduate School of Law Centre and the Law Library. Join us at Queen Mary and become a catalyst for change in the realm of environmental law.

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This compelling LLM in Environmental Law examines all the political and legal issues concerning environmental protection, climate change policies, natural resources law, with an overarching emphasis on the impact of gas and oil. Climate change is a universal problem with far reaching consequences for all governments, industry, societies and individuals.

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Entry Requirements

The usual qualification for entry to the LLM programme is a degree in law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or equivalent). Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify.

Non-law graduates with a minimum second class honours degree, who have also obtained a Merit in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience.




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Scholarships

The Scholarship is open to applications from all home students who hold an offer for an eligible postgraduate taught programme* for September 2024 and meet the following criteria:

A home fee student who had previously been eligible for funding via the Students Loan Company
Have achieved, or is predicted to achieve a high 2:1 or above at undergraduate level
Not previously completed a postgraduate programme
Priority will be given to students who also fulfil the following criteria:

Eligible for the full maintenance grant/loan i.e. have a household income level of £42,875 or below in the final year of their undergraduate study as assessed by Student Finance England or equivalent. You will need to supply evidence to demonstrate this by uploading your Student Finance Entitlement letter
Reside in a Home (not university accommodation) in ACORN group L, M, O, P or Q
For current Queen Mary final-year undergraduate students only: in receipt of the Queen Mary Bursary
Can effectively demonstrate how you intend to use the scholarship to overcome any barriers or contribute to the wider Queen Mary community.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£4,000

Eligibility

Queen Mary University of London is delighted to introduce a new Masters Scholarship worth £4,000 for highly qualified postgraduate taught offer holders joining us in September 2024.

The scholarships are intended to support students who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge by undertaking a taught postgraduate masters programme of study at Queen Mary University of London.


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Queen Mary University of London is delighted to introduce a new Global Talent Scholarship worth £3,000 for highly qualified postgraduate taught offer holders joining us in September 2024. The scholarship is available to all international students with an offer for an eligible programme, regardless of nationality, who meet the criteria.

The Global Talent Scholarships will be awarded automatically to self-funded international students with a UK first class honours degree (or equivalent) – there is no application or registration process. The scholarship will be deducted from a recipient’s tuition fees when they enrol at Queen Mary.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,000

Eligibility

You must:
> Achieve a UK 1st Class Honours or equivalent in your undergraduate degree.
> Hold an offer for an eligible postgraduate taught programme for September 2024 intake.
> Have international fee status.


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