What Will You Study

This joint programme with the Lancaster Environment Centre is intended to appeal to students who wish to study the environmental aspects of law or the legal regulation of the environment at Masters level.

This programme has a flexible pathway of study which will define the classification of the final award with either an LLM or MA. Students take three modules from Law and three modules from the Lancaster Environment Centre as well as a dissertation.

Core modules:

  • Perspectives on Environment and Development
  • Either Environmental Law or International Environmental Law
  • Dissertation

Optional modules in Law

(Subject to change; choose two)

  • Corporations in International Business Law
  • Environmental Law
  • European Union Law
  • Gender, Sexualities and Human Rights
  • International Environmental Law
  • Independent Research Module
  • International Law
  • International Human Rights
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Business Law and Institutions
  • International Family Law
  • International Terrorism Law
  • Law and Global Health
  • Law of International Organisations and Institutions
  • Rights of Peoples
  • The Right to Adequate Food as a Human Right
  • Transitional Justice

Optional modules from the Lancaster Environment Centre:

(Subject to change; choose two)

  • Chemical Risk Assessment
  • Climate Change and Society
  • Environmental Justice
  • Food Security, Agriculture and Climate
  • Global Change and the Earth System

Any other LLM module may be taken with permission from the Director.