De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Environmental Law and Practice

This course is taught by school staff, offering extensive expertise in many specialist legal fields and is designed for lawyers and non legal professionals whose interests lie in the environmental field, particularly suitable for all professionals who need to manage and comply with the latest environmental legislation.

Entry requirements

Applicants 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 the 1st language, an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is essential; English language tuition is available both before and during the course if required.

Course modules

Modules: the environment, legal control and EC regulations (core module); water pollution; nuclear energy and environmental challenges; light pollution; waste management and contaminated land; atmospheric pollution; biodiversity and nature conservation law; law of health and safety; planning law; environmental crime; international environmental law; noise pollution; environmental assessment. Students must select the core module and at least one 30 credit module from the list above for this pathway, but may choose their remaining options from the full range of modules available across all our LLM degrees.

Assessment methods

This course is fully assessed by coursework.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning - 27 months

Campus details

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Distance Learning/Online Study

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