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April 21, 2008

New LLM in Environmental Law from September 2008 at Queen Mary, University of London

QMU logoClimate change is a universal problem with far-reaching consequences for all governments, industry, societies and individuals. This new LLM in Environmental Law will examine all the political and legal issues concerning environmental protection, climate change policies, natural resources law, with an overarching emphasis on the impact of gas and oil.

It will be an interdisciplinary programme, encompassing legal, political and human rights issues of environmental protection, whilst drawing on expertise from colleagues in other Queen Mary departments, including geography and physics human rights and physics.

The programmes will offer the following courses:

•    Natural Resources Law
•    Climate Change Law and Policy
•    EU Environmental Law
•    UK Environmental Law
•    International Environmental Law.

All courses will have guest speakers who are leading world scholars and the judges from international courts and tribunals, including the International Court of Justice. Previous speakers have included the President of the International Court of Justice, Dame Rosalyn Higgins and Professor Francesco Francioni from the European University Institute in Florence.

Scholarship deadline for the LLM is the end of May 2008. Applicants must hold either a conditional or unconditional offer to be considered.

For further details about how to apply, visit the QMU School of Law's website.

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