Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

Environmental Law and Management

This programme allows students to study from home (whether in the UK or overseas) and keep in contact with tutors by email, telephone, fax and/or post. Students can also maintain contact with one another, both during and after their studies, offering invaluable peer support and networking opportunities. Students are guided through each of the LLMs by a module handbook containing notes, reading lists and self-assessment questions. All the documents on the reading lists are provided either electronically through the University�s electronic resources, by direct links to the worldwide web, as digitised documents on Blackboard (the University�s on-line learning/teaching facility) or, exceptionally, as hard copy. Core text books are issued on loan with the module handbook and returned with the module assignment. Staff-student interchange is facilitated by coursework materials, telephone contact, email and written responses to coursework submissions. The weekend residential schools provide the opportunity to meet with tutors, guest lecturers and fellow students and to reinforce the student's understanding of the subjects during lectures, discussion sessions and tutorials.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree; those who can demonstrate suitable professional qualifications or skills are welcome to apply; IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 93 (internet-based).

Course modules

Core modules: study skills; introduction to environmental science; introduction to environmental law; law of pollution control (1); law of pollution control (2); the nature of environmental auditing; waste management law and policy; international environmental law. Optional modules: European Community environmental law; nature conservation law; environmental impact assessment theory and practice; agricultural law and the environment; planning law and land use; international law of the marine environment.

Assessment methods

Assessment takes the form of coursework essays, modular examination and dissertation. Each student completes a Master�s dissertation which deals with an area of chosen study.

Sponsorship information

Employers fund many of the students on this course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning £ 7,980 per Whole course (home fees) 24 months
LLM Distance learning £ 7,980 per Whole course (overseas fees) 24 months
LLM Distance learning £ 7,980 per Whole course (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 24 months
LLM Distance learning £ 7,980 per Whole course (EU fees) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning £ 7,980 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning £ 7,980 per Academic year (EU fees) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning £ 7,980 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning £ 7,980 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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Key information

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