We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

I AGREE
Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Course options

  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Dundee City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The Earth is facing major environmental challenges such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and over-exploitation of natural resources.

Addressing these issues requires effective legal and policy tools, internationally, nationally, and locally. The course will offer you a broad range of knowledge, covering the structures, principles, and institutions of environmental law, both at the domestic and the international levels.

You will develop the skills needed to pursue a career in this area of law and policy. Knowledge of environmental law is of increasing relevance for the commercial world.

This course gives you an understanding of the main legal issues related to environmental protection and sustainable development. The choice of modules and dissertation topics allow you to focus on the environmental and sustainability issues that are important to you.

You will have the opportunity to engage with our staff in small seminars and to discuss your ideas. They all have advised in their fields of expertise at high levels, practised, published and taught widely in a broad range of areas of law including:

  • environmental regulation
  • climate change
  • energy
  • sustainable development
  • land use planning
  • nature conservation
  • water

Careers:

Graduates have gone on to work in:

  • environmental law practices
  • central government
  • environmental agencies
  • non-governmental organisations

Many graduates go on to doctoral research and academic careers.

Application deadline

01 September 2021, 17 December 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,950per year

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

University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    31st

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 72 11

    11th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    180 85%

    6th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    32nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    27th

    37
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    176 80%

    12th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    20th

    14

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!