Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Climate Change and Human Rights

This course covers climate change law. Students examine the latest developments in how climate change and accompanying legislation is impacting human rights issues and law. This course includes a foundation in human rights law, as well as an interrogation of environmental law and the emerging field of climate changes law.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.2 minimum). Degrees in law, the social sciences, or other similar subjects are preferred. Those from other disciplines or with suitable professional experience are considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Modules include: climate change law and policy; international and human rights law; contemporary issues in food policy and law. Optional modules: criminology of international conflict personnel; law and gender; philosophy of human rights protection; human rights, environment and international business; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment takes the form of research proposals including a related bibliographic element, case studies, oral assessments and essays. Each student will complete a Master's dissertation of 15,000 to 20,000 words which deals with an area of chosen study in the 3rd semester.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,750 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY23 3AR Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Law and Criminology
Telephone number: 
01970 622720