Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Human Rights and the Environment

This joint programme with the Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC) is intended to appeal to students who wish to study the environmental aspects of law and human rights or the legal regulation of the environment through human rights at Master's level. The 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, in an appropriate discipline. Students whose 1st language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language: IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules include: Perspectives on environment and development; dissertation; either environmental law or international environmental law. One of the following human rights options: International human rights; rights of peoples; the right to adequate food as a human right. Optional law modules: International human rights; international environmental law; environmental law; rights of peoples. Optional LEC modules: Air pollution and climate; chemical risk assessment; climate change and society; environmental justice.

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 (Wales) 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
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
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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