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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 11,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Department of Law and Criminology
Telephone number: 
01970 622720