Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Environment and Law

This joint programme with the Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC) is intended to appeal to students who wish to study the environmental aspects of law or the legal regulation of the environment at Master's level. This programme has a flexible pathway of study which will define the classification of the final award with either an LLM or MA. Students take 3 modules from Law and 3 modules from the Lancaster Environment Centre as well as a dissertation.

Entry requirements

A good 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Perspectives on environment and development; either environmental law or international environmental law; dissertation. Optional law modules: corporations in international business law; environmental law; European Union law; gender, sexualities, and human rights; international environmental law. Optional LEC modules: Chemical risk assessment; climate change and society; environmental justice; food security, agriculture and climate.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
LLM Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,880 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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