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Tackle the world’s biggest challenges
Safeguarding our planet and sustainably managing natural resources is vital, especially for future generations. The depletion of natural resources disproportionately affects the world's poorest communities, so there are increasing calls for the sustainable management of such resources. By connecting the contemporary core issues of environmental protection and energy management, this 100% online, distance learning LLM is uniquely placed to support careers across both sectors.
The market for legal expertise in this field is ripe with opportunity. According to the UN, a shift to a greener economy could create 24 million new jobs globally by 2030.3
Perhaps you’re in a role with growing responsibility over energy or environmental law, or a qualified lawyer ready for your next venture. Whatever your professional ambition, this engaging programme provides the legal framework to realise a growing number of career opportunities.
Delivered by a top-100 global university, the programme adopts a transnational, multi-jurisdictional approach. By exploring the different levels of energy ownership and environmental protection internationally, you’ll be equipped to respond to unique local and global challenges, anywhere in the world.
Renowned for its legal education and research credentials, the University’s Law School features lecturers at the forefront of government environmental legislation. Under their expert guidance, the programme takes on an analytical, research-centred quality, enriching the content with the latest theories and practices.
Equipped for the real world
Taught by our highly-qualified and experienced team of lecturers, this online, distance learning LLM offers all the academic rigour and global character you’d expect from a Russell Group university.
With our 100% distance learning programme, it's completely flexible. Study from anywhere in the world, when it suits you. Furthermore, the practical skills you’ll learn, covering topics like environmental protection, energy production and legal issues, can quickly be put into practice at your workplace as soon as you learn them.
From modules relating to oil and gas to renewable energy and climate change, the programme is split into six career-focused modules (20 credits each) and a dissertation. You’ll explore both energy and environmental matters in depth, and have plenty of time between studies to reflect on what you’ve learnt.