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O que eu aprenderei?

Our new LLM degree in Environmental Law, Policy and Governance is timely in an era of accelerating environmental crises: climate breakdown, biodiversity loss, conflicts over natural resources as a result of pollution, overconsumption, inequality and poverty, and the impacts of advancing technology. Habitat destruction threatens our species and communities. It also affects public health due to the increased risk of zoonosis transmission, as emphasised by the coronavirus pandemic.

Individuals and societies have increasingly turned to the law for solutions. While legal responses have been innovative and creative, challenges persist in the use of law to respond to complex environmental problems.

Our LLM in Environmental Law, Policy and Governance is an innovative research-led programme that will introduce you to the core themes, principles and theory underpinning environmental law. It offers you the theoretical and practical knowledge crucial for a solid understanding of the ways in which policy, the law and governance structures respond to environmental problems.

Together, we engage with contemporary legal policy discussions and evaluate legal, regulatory and policy proposals. We focus on a critical understanding of environmental problems as well as their intersection with other challenges such as racial and economic inequalities.

This degree is ideal for both law and non-law graduates, including those already in employment as legal practitioners. It will help establish an advanced understanding of the subject area and aid career progression.

CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY

Graduates may use this qualification to help them advance an existing career or develop a new career path, for example in policy development, practice, and analysis, within organisations across public, private and non-governmental sectors, including local and national government bodies, regulators, law enforcement and justice agencies, think-tanks, media outlets and universities.

We offer a comprehensive Careers Service to help you advance your career, while our in-house, professional recruitment consultancy, Birkbeck Talent, works with London’s top employers to help you gain work experience that fits in with your evening studies.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Birkbeck, University of London

Opções de estudo

Período integral (1 ano)

Valores
£18.090,00 (R$ 110.467) por ano
Students are charged a tuition fee in each year of their programme. Tuition fees for students continuing on their programme in following years may be subject to annual inflationary increases.

Esta é uma taxa fixa
Data de início

3 Outubro 2022

Localização

Birkbeck, University of London

Malet Street,

Bloomsbury,

United Kingdom,

WC1E 7HX, England

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

For entry onto a Master’s Degree, most US students would need to have completed a Bachelor’s degree with at least a 3.2 GPA (for courses requiring a 2:1); students from highly ranked institutions may also be considered with a GPA of 3.0/4.0. For courses requiring a 2:2, a GPA of 2.8 is required; The terms below are used to recognise students with particularly high GPAs: Cumulative GPA 3.9 (alternative name: Summa cum laude); Cumulative GPA 3.7 (alternative name: Magna cum laude); Cumulative GPA: 3.5 (alternative name: Cum laude). Applications are considered on an individual basis and students may be admitted to Master's programmes with a lower level degree if they have work experience relevant to the degree applied for.

Para estudantes internacionais

A second-class honours degree (2:2) or above in law or in any degree programme related to the aims and content of the programme. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.5 in each of the sub-tests.

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.

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