Climate change is a universal problem with far reaching consequences for all governments, industry, societies and individuals. The 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.
The LLM in Environmental Law is an interdisciplinary programme, encompassing legal, political and human rights issues of environmental protection, whilst drawing on expertise from colleagues in other Queen Mary departments, including geography, human rights and physics.
Your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries, each able to draw on prior academic and in many cases professional experiences from different jurisdictions to enrich discussion and debate in class.
To specialise in this area, you must select 90 credits of modules from this list and do your compulsory dissertation in the field of Environmental Law (45 credits). The additional 45 credits of taught modules can be in this area or can be unrelated and therefore selected from the full list of LLM available modules.
All modules are 22.5 credits unless otherwise stated below.
Note: Not all of the modules listed will be available in any one year and semesters listed can be subject to change. Any modules not available in the forthcoming academic session will be marked as soon as this information is confirmed by teaching academics.
The updated module list below represents the result of our ongoing modularisation of the LLM which is intended to offer students greater flexibility and choice of module options.
◦ QLLM055 International Environmental Law (45 credits) ◦ QLLM058 International Law of the Sea (45 credits) ◦ QLLM096 Climate Change Law and Policy (45 credits) (Not running 2016-17) ◦ QLLM097 International Natural Resources Law (45 credits) ◦ QLLM098 European Environmental Law (45 credits) (Not running 2016-17) ◦ QLLM155 Principles of Regulation (Sem1) ◦ QLLM379 Energy Law: Renewable and Nuclear (sem 2) ◦ QLLM380 Energy Economics: A Legal Perspective (sem 1) ◦ QLLM381 Energy Economics: Applied Analysis (sem 2) ◦ QLLM382 Energy Law and Ethics (sem 1) ◦ QLLM383 / QLLG008 International Regulation of Shipping (sem 1) ◦ QLLM384 Law of the Sea, Navigational Freedoms and Practice (sem 2) ◦ QLLM400 United States Energy Law, Regulation and Policy (sem 1)
The School of Law is offering a total of ten full LLM scholarships (fee waiver) covering the LLM programmes listed below. Of the ten full scholarships, the School of Law will award four overseas fee scholarships and six Home/EU fee scholarships for those with an offer on one of the following LLM programmes: ◦LLM Banking and Finance Law ◦LLM Commercial and Corporate Law ◦LLM Comparative and International Dispute Resolution ◦LLM Competition Law ◦LLM Computer and Communications Law ◦LLM Economic Regulation ◦LLM Energy and Natural Resources Law ◦LLM Environmental Law ◦LLM European Law ◦LLM Human Rights Law ◦LLM Immigration Law ◦LLM Insurance Law ◦LLM Intellectual Property Law ◦LLM International Business Law ◦LLM International Shipping Law ◦LLM Master of Laws (General) ◦LLM Legal Theory ◦LLM Media Law ◦LLM Medical Law ◦LLM Public International Law ◦LLM Tax LawThe School of Law offers one of the largest LLM Programmes in the UK with 18 different LLM Programmes covering most areas of law.7 LLM Scholarships (Home/EU tuition fee) 7 LLM Scholarships (overseas tuition fee)
The School of Law is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) to offer two jointly funded Chevening / Queen Mary LLM scholarships for September 2016 entry.The prestigious Chevening programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK. Queen Mary University of London has welcomed many excellent Chevening Scholars onto its postgraduate law programmes over numerous years and is proud to be able to offer these new additional jointly funded scholarships, in addition to the main Chevening Scholarship Programme, which continues to run.The funding will allow for the two successful recipients to receive a full LLM tuition fee waiver along with a generous monthly stipend and one return flight.To encourage applicants from currently under-represented countries onto the LLM programme, the School of Law has decided on the following criteria:One scholarship will be awarded to the most outstanding candidate from one of the following countries: Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Zambia, whom wishes to study one of the following School of Law LLM London Programmes:LLM in Banking and Finance Law LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law LLM in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution LLM in Computer and Communications Law LLM in Energy and Natural Resources Law LLM in Insurance Law LLM in Intellectual Property Law LLM in International Business Law LLM in International Economic Law LLM in International Shipping Law LLM in Media Law LLM in Tax LawThe second scholarship will be awarded to the most outstanding candidate from one of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, whom wishes to study one of the following School of Law LLM London Programmes:LLM in Competition Law LLM in Environmental Law LLM in European Law LLM in Human Rights Law LLM in Immigration Law LLM in Legal Theory LLM in Medical Law LLM in Public International LawIf you are not from one of the eligible countries listed here for the two Chevening/QMUL joint scholarships, please visit the Chevening website (http://www.chevening.org) to see if you are from one of their eligible countries, which would allow you to apply for any Queen Mary Postgraduate Taught Masters Law programmes or any LLM programme.
Value of Scholarship(s)
One scholarship will be awarded to the most outstanding candidate from one of the following countries: Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Zambia, whom wishes to study one of the following School of Law LLM London Programmes listed below (see full details).The second scholarship will be awarded to the most outstanding candidate from one of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, whom wishes to study one of the following School of Law LLM London Programmes (see full details).
The Chevening application deadline is 3 November 2015. Full details about entry criteria, how to apply, the Chevening selection process, interviews etc; can be found on http://www.chevening.org.
To be considered for a Chevening / Queen Mary LLM Scholarship, candidates must hold a conditional or unconditional offer from Queen Mary for one of the above LLM programmes.
Full details on academic entry requirements, online applications and frequently asked questions are available on the LLM programme pages.
Chevening will arrange the selection process, compile the shortlisting and undertake the interviews in country and then provide feedback to Queen Mary University of London whom will make the final decision regarding the two successful recipients.
The usual qualification for entry to the LLM programme is a degree in law, or a degree with a substantial law content, normally of at least upper-second class honours (or equivalent). See: View Website
Recipient: Queen Mary University of London
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