The University of Birmingham Launches an Online LL.M. in Energy and Environmental Law

The new LL.M. does not require classroom attendance; will take 2.5 years to complete

The Birmingham Law School at the UK's University of Birmingham has announced plans to launch an Online LL.M. in Energy and Environmental Law.

The new program aims to help students understand the legal implications behind energy issues and the demands of climate change.

The new Online LL.M. will take 2.5 years to complete, and will include six modules and a final dissertation.

In terms of course curriculum, the new LL.M. will include the following modules:

  • Environmental and energy regulation
  • Law relating to nuclear energy
  • Assessment and financing of energy projects
  • Oil and gas law
  • Environmental protection and pollution control
  • Renewable energy and climate change law

To apply for Birmingham's new Online LL.M. in Energy Environmental Law, prospective candidates will need to have a 2.1 Honors degree, or the non-UK equivalent in the discipline of law; Or a 2.1 Honors degree or non-UK equivalent in an allied degree with relevant work experience in the sector.

International students must also have an IELTS score of 7.0 or its equivalent, with no less than 6.5 in any band.

There will be start dates in March, June, and October.

For more information, please see the University of Birmingham's Online LL.M. in Energy and Environmental Law program webpage.

You can also read more about the program on the University of Birmingham's Full Profile on LLM GUIDE.

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