The Masters programme in Environmental Regulation and Sustainable Development is aimed at students with an interest in environmental law and regulation and is designed to allow students to specialise in courses with particular relevance to environmental law and to gain a greater understanding of the law and regulation relating to the environment. More specifically the programme will examine:
The national, European and international legal regimes and their effectiveness in achieving environmental protection and sustainable development
The legal responses to the economic, environmental and social challenges raised by some of the most pressing concerns facing humanity
The relationship between environmental regulation and other areas of law as well as policy, science, justice and trade
You are assessed by coursework essays and written examinations, plus your dissertation. Most classes are taught by means of seminar groups.
A candidate registered for the LLM in Environmental Regulation and Sustainable Development shall take the following compulsory modules:
A candidate registered for the LLM in Environmental Regulation and Sustainable Development shall also take modules with a total value of 40 credits, selected from the following list. A candidate's selection shall, in all cases, be subject to the approval of the Degree Programme Director.
Please note that this list is a guide only and that, depending on staff availability, not ALL modules listed will run EVERY year. For further information please contact Prof T T Arvind or Hannah Lynch
A candidate registered for the LLM in Environmental Regulation and Sustainable Development may, subject
to the approval of the Degree Programme Director, take other modules with a
total value of 20 credits, in place of modules of an equivalent value specified
for the degree programme.