This university Master's degree provides fundamental and specific knowledge on environmental law. It pays special attention to the different branches of the discipline and also deals with various non-legal subjects related to technical, geographic, economic and business aspects of the environment.
The master's degree is designed for students with previous training in the field of law, political sciences and public administration, economics, business sciences and other related fields. In general, the master's degree can be useful for graduates in other areas of the social sciences, and also the environmental sciences and biology. The master's degree is also suitable for candidates from other knowledge areas, and it intends to add new academic knowledge, and more skills and qualifications to their professional and vocational experience.
The URV's Faculty of Legal Sciences is responsible for the University Master's Degree in Environmental Law, an official degree acknowledged by the European Higher Education Area.
The interdisciplinary nature of the University Master's degree in Environmental Law provides students with the chance to access a wide range of careers. They can also decide to continue their academic training by enrolling in the doctoral programme in Law. Among the career opportunities open to them are the following:
-Public administration (town councils, provincial councils, district councils, chambers of commerce and other authorities): working as environmental experts.
-Non-governmental organizations: providing technical and legal advice.
-Private companies: providing technical and legal advice.
-Environmental advocacy: providing technical and legal advice; environmental conciliation and mediation.
-Environmental consultancy and auditing.
-Environmental research and doctoral studies.
-Teaching and research in universities and other research centres.