Environmental Law & Practice – Master of Laws (LLM) by Distance Learning
This distance learning course allows you to increase your skill set and gain a competitive advantage without interrupting your employment.
It allows you to find out how the latest laws and regulations are impacting on your business and is suitable for professional in a wide variety of job functions (both legal and non-legal).
To ensure that you finish with the specific knowledge that will be most useful to your position you can tailor the course to suit your particular needs, job role and industry by selecting your very own unique combination of modules!
Choose from these Environmental Law modules:
• Environment, Legal Control and EU Regulations
• Atmospheric Pollution
• Health and Safety Law
• Waste Management and Contaminated Land
• Planning Law
• Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Law
• Water Pollution Law
• Environmental Assessments
• Environmental Permitting and Climate Change Regulation
• International Environmental Law
• Noise Pollution Law
• Light Pollution
• Environmental Crime
• Nuclear Law
• Negotiated Study Module
Who is the course for?
Due to the flexible nature of the course, it is equally suited to both lawyers and non-lawyers from a wide range of industries. Previous students have included environmental managers and consultants, technical and quality control professionals, engineers, planning officers and senior management in consulting, governmental, environmental, engineering and design, waste management, manufacturing and utility companies.
For in-house counsel and private practice lawyers the course offers the additional benefit of fulfilling up to 100% of annual CPD requirements.
Do I need to have a law degree?
No. The standard entry requirements for the course are either a degree in law or another discipline from a UK university or a relevant professional qualification or an equivalent international qualification which indicates an ability to study at the postgraduate level. Whilst some background knowledge of law is useful, a degree in law is not essential.
"Apart from the increased legal understanding obtained, I have no doubt that the qualification has helped professionally and I would have no hesitation in recommending it to others" A. Parker
“Having the LLM in Environmental Law has helped me out in my career a great deal. Initially, it was a key element to my getting a job at WWF. They wanted policy people who could negotiate at UN or other global conventions who could understand both the science and the law.” E. Salter Green