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University of Bradford LLM in Natural Resources and Environmental Law and Policy
University of Bradford

LLM in Natural Resources and Environmental Law and Policy

Bradford, United Kingdom

15 Months

English

Full time

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Sep 2024

GBP 7,938 / per year *

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* home (UK) students |international: £20,468 per year

Introduction

Natural Resources form the bedrock of global economic development, however, development and use of natural resources have implications for the environment, often leading to other socio-economic and political challenges such as poverty, disease, and conflicts, especially in developing countries. The resulting environmental impacts such as climate change, pollution degradation of habitats and species extinction have also raised serious challenges for governance and diplomacy at the international level, often pitting international economic policies and frameworks with natural resources and environmental governance.

This course will provide you with an excellent understanding of the law and policy issues in this area, and the skills necessary to pursue a career in this exciting field, whether this be in private legal practice, as in-house lawyers in corporations, policy-oriented work in intergovernmental and other international institutions in advocacy in civil society organizations,.

The course offers a wide range of modules that are contemporary, academically rigorous and skills-oriented,. The design ensures you gain core knowledge of the wider context framing law and policy in this field whilst giving you the flexibility to tailor your degree to suit your particular interests by choosing from a range of specialist modules. You will explore emerging issues such as a low carbon economy, unconventional and alternative energy, the regulation and governance of multinational corporations and the responsibility of states in addressing these concerns.

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