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Environmental Law and Policy (Research) LLM

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The Environmental Law and Policy (Research) LLM is a programme of research under supervision. You’ll learn environmental law and policy, and research methods and skills.

The LLM is an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) recognised programme of research. It supports the law research pathway in the ESRC Northern Ireland/ North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Partnership.

The programme includes:

intensive subject specific supervision
training in legal research methodologies and core skills
opportunities to participate in research seminars and an annual postgraduate conference.

What you'll learn

You will take a range of modules including:

applied research methods
environment law and policy
planning law
biodiversity and natural resources law

You will also work on a thesis, for a period of one year, leading to the completion of an original piece of research. The thesis should:

present a coherent argument from a given perspective
advance knowledge and understanding in the field of environmental law and policy
be written within the context of existing critical literature.

Your development

This programme offers you the opportunity to study at one of the oldest established law schools in the country: Newcastle Law School. We provide a stimulating international academic environment that brings together staff and students from a variety of backgrounds. The School is part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) and all postgraduate research (PGR) students are members of the HASS Graduate School.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 72 4

    31st out of 103 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    144 68%

    22nd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    33rd

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    152 69%

    28th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    53rd

    17

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