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Environmental Law and Practice - Master of Laws (LLM) by Distance Learning


Course Description

About the course

This course is particularly suitable for people who work for regulatory bodies, whether in legal departments or as field or enforcement officers, environmental consultants, planners, solicitors, barristers, those who work in regulated industries, such as waste or water, and academics.
•Informa
This course is delivered in partnership with Informa Professional Academy, an organisation dedicated to working with leading academic bodies to provide high-calibre and well respected distance learning postgraduate courses
•Develop your own personal pathway
This course combines one core module with a diverse range of optional modules
•Study at your own pace
Enjoy flexible distance learning, with the option to exit at one of several points with a postgraduate award
•Differentiate yourself in the job market
Gain a competitive edge by increasing your knowledge of Environmental law
•Boost your employability
Improve your career and employability options in a globalised job market

Environmental Law modules:

The Environment and Legal Control – in this module you will look at the historical development of the legal regulation of the environment. You will further examine the UK and EU legal systems in which environmental law is framed and gain an understanding of use of civil penalties in an environmental law context.

You will also select elective modules which might include:
•Atmospheric Pollution Law
•Biodiversity Impact and Nature Conservation Law
•Environmental Assessment
•Environmental Permitting & Climate Change
•International Environmental Law
•Law of Environmental Crime
•Law of Health and Safety
•Light Pollution Law
•Negotiated Study
•Noise Pollution Law
•Planning Law
•Waste Management and Contaminated Land
•Water Pollution Law
•Nuclear Law

Dissertation
You must also undertake a dissertation, providing an invaluable opportunity to work in depth on a particular aspect of the law. You will need to apply and enhance your technical knowledge and critical awareness in a subject of your choice. In order to obtain the LLM in Environmental Law and Practice it is necessary to write a dissertation with an environmental law theme.

Note: All modules are subject to change in order to keep content current.

Visit the Environmental Law and Practice - Master of Laws (LLM) by Distance Learning page on the De Montfort University website for more details!

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(Scholarship)

Faculty of Business and Law alumni scholarships 2013/14 - 20+ Awards

The scholarship programme is based on academic achievement and merit and applies to all students automatically who are graduating or have graduated within the last 2 years, and enrol onto one of our full-time Masters programmes (including the Legal Practice and Graduate Diploma in Law programmes).

•Those students who hold a 2.1 or first class honours degree are eligible for a £2,000 discount off the tuition fees of all full-time Masters programmes
•Those students who hold an honours degree qualification below 2.1 level will be eligible for a £500 discount off the tuition fees for all full-time Masters programmes
•Applicants to the full-time Legal Practice or Graduate Diploma in Law courses will be eligible for a £500 discount from tuition fees.Terms and conditions
• Scholarships are available for courses running in the 2013/14 academic session
• The alumni scholarship will operate as a discount to be applied at point of enrolment
• The award cannot be carried over into the next academic year (ie by deferring students)
• Applicants must have previously studied and successfully completed a course (in any subject) of at least nine months or more in duration (full-time, part-time or distance learning) from any DMU UK campus within the last two years
• All UK, EU and overseas DMU graduates are eligible, including students graduating in 2013 or have graduated within the last two years (2011 or 2012)
• The scholarship will be awarded automatically (subject to the eligibility criteria) and there is no separate application process or deadline
• Applicants must have no outstanding debt with the university
• Students in receipt of the alumni scholarship will not be eligible for any other scholarship or award no cash alternatives will be offered and the scholarship cannot be transferred to any other course at DMU or to a nominated recipient
• Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the university
De Montfort University (DMU) reserves the right to revise, review or withdraw any of the scholarships at any time without prior notice
• Alumni scholarships are only available to students paying their own fees
De Montfort University (DMU) reserves the right to cancel any scholarship which has been claimed fraudulently
• The GCIB (Pre-Masters) Programme is not included in the scheme

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2,000

Eligibility

De Montfort University is pleased to announce the 2013/14 alumni scholarship programme. These awards are part of the university’s on-going commitment to enhancing the personal and career development of our graduates. The scholarship programme is based on academic achievement and merit and applies to all students automatically who are graduating or have graduated within the last 2 years, and enrol onto one of our full-time Masters programmes (including the Legal Practice and Graduate Diploma in Law programmes).

Application Procedure

• The scholarship will be awarded automatically (subject to the eligibility criteria) and there is no separate application process or deadline

Further Information

http://www.dmu.ac.uk/pgfunding



Entry Requirements

You should have a good honours degree or overseas equivalent, or an appropriate professional qualification. Some background knowledge of law is useful, but a degree in law is not essential. If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.

Course Fees

Depends on the degree level - visit the website to find out more


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