Global Environmental Law and Governance at University of Strathclyde - UCAS

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Course summary

The programme aims to help students critically appraise and creatively contribute to environmental regulation and governance at the international, transnational, national and local levels. Studying this course, you'll be equipped with a wide range of expertise in environmental law, in areas like: biodiversity, land, food and agriculture, climate change and energy, corporate accountability, environmental justice, water and oceans, human rights, sustainable development. You'll focus on the global dynamics of environmental law. In particular, you'll look at the mutual influences and interactions among different regulatory levels. Ranked 6th in the UK for Law (Times Good University Guide 2023)


Compulsory classes: International Environmental Law 1, Global Environmental Law: Issues of Sustainability and Equity, Legal Research (LLM only). Optional classes: EU Environmental Law, International Climate Change Law, Ocean Governance and the Law of the Sea, International Environmental Law 2.

Assessment method

Assessment is based on your performance in coursework and/or written exam papers. Students seeking award of the Masters degree (LLM) will need to complete a dissertation. Some of the assessments will be based on real-life assignments that the teaching staff have engaged with in the context of their practical experience in international consultancies, with a view to developing your skills of immediate relevance to global employers.

Entry requirements

First- or second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in law or an environmental-related discipline (some law content recommended). Entry may be possible with other qualifications and substantial professional experience in the area of environmental law, policy and/or management. Please note: a Law degree is not a prerequisite for entry to this course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8850 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8850 Year 1
Scotland £8850 Year 1
Wales £8850 Year 1
Channel Islands £8850 Year 1
International £17150 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

There are several scholarship opportunities available for students applying for this course. Please see website for further details.

Global Environmental Law and Governance at University of Strathclyde - UCAS