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.
Good Honours degree; those who can demonstrate suitable professional qualifications or skills are welcome to apply; IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 93 (internet-based).
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 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.
Employers fund many of the students on this course.
|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|
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