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After receiving a bachelor’s degree or similar qualifications, many student choose to continue their education and complete a Master of Science in Environmental Law. This degree is suitable for students who are interested in life sciences, sustainability, world health, pollutants and other ecological and climatic subjects.

What is an MSc in Environmental Law? There are several different course directions that can be taken when studying environmental law. Students can choose to specialize in policy and management, preparing themselves to interpret and present data for planning, advocacy and regulatory organizations. Technically-minded students excel in degrees with an Environmental Engineering and Protection focus. Students interested in understanding the impact of various pollutants can choose to complete a Masters in Environmental Pollution Control. There are several other aspects of environmental law that can be studied in depth through this degree.

One of the main benefits of pursuing a master’s degree in environmental law is the opportunity to affect the climatic environment of the earth. Students can submit their academic research to scientific journals and contribute to ecological and environmental change. The chance to instigate a permanent effect on the sustainability of the planet’s resources and the health of its inhabitants through policy change and research is one of the most rewarding aspects of this field of study.

This degree can be pursued full-time or part-time at some institutions and will typically take one to three years to complete. Fees vary from school to school and also depend upon the chosen time-frame.

The field of environmental law trains students for several careers within the private, public and non-governmental organization (NGO) sectors. Some choose a career in engineering in which they can apply their technical knowledge, while others opt to contribute to policy change and governance initiatives. Students have also gone on to become environmental managers or address environmental protection. Graduates with an MSc in Environmental Law have the unique opportunity to work for local and global changes that will have effects for years to come.

There are several institutions which offer programs in the environmental law area. Students should determine the best school for them by researching the unique aspects of ecological study that are available from each location. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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4 Results in Environmental Law

University of South Florida St. Petersburg - College of Arts & Sciences

Our Master of Science degree in Environmental Science and Policy brings interdisciplinary expertise in the social and natural sciences together with advanced technologies ... [+]

Our Master of Science degree in Environmental Science and Policy brings interdisciplinary expertise in the social and natural sciences together with advanced technologies, such as remote sensing and geographic information systems, to prepare students to effectively address complex environmental problems.

Our program graduates will be able to:

develop solutions to the increasingly urgent problems resulting from human impacts on the environment; contribute to efforts to better understand and respond to those impacts; and protect and manage environmental resources in the face of population growth and economic change. Two focus tracks – Applied Environmental Science and Society-Environment Interactions are available for students pursuing an M.S. degree in Environmental Science and Policy. ... [-]
USA Saint Petersburg
August 2019
Full-time
Campus
Poznan University of Life Sciences

This course is suitable for students interested in both technical problems and life sciences. ... [+]

MSc Environmental Engineering

at the Faculty of Land Reclamation and Environmental Engineering

Award: Master of Science

This course is suitable for students interested in both technical problems and life sciences. This is a practice-related higher education course learning how to integrate environmental knowledge and technical measures to reduce the negative impact of human activity on the environment. The program focuses on rural areas, but also includes a wide range of problems in the industrial and urban landscape.

Course overview

The Environmental Engineering and Protection studies deliver a comprehensive training in the rational management of natural resources but also in forecasting, assessing, preventing and restoring the effects of human impact on the environment. Studies are interdisciplinary, related to ecological and environmental principles integrated with engineering solutions and involving of most recent and advanced technologies. A graduate has the knowledge of how to reduce the negative impact of human activity using biological and technical measures. The program of this course focuses particularly on the rural environment, but also includes a wide range of problems in the industrial and urban landscape.... [-]

Poland Poznań
October 2019
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
International Hellenic University (IHU)

The IHU "Master of Science in Energy Law, Business, Regulation, and Policy" has as its objective the provision of postgraduate level studies, specialization and experienc ... [+]

"designed for graduates of Law & Political Sciences, Economics, Business Studies & Engineering, with a strong motivation to pursue a career in energy-related domains"

The IHU "Master of Science in Energy Law, Business, Regulation, and Policy" has as its objective the provision of postgraduate level studies, specialization and experience in Energy Law, Βusiness, Energy Policy, and Geostrategy, as well as the general regulatory intervention in the area of the energy sector as a whole. It offers a highly flexible qualification suitable for a wide range of career opportunities in many sectors.

Emphasis is given to legal, economic, geopolitical, business and environmental problems which arise and the political, legal and legislative solutions offered in the greater European and International Energy sector, in relation to Energy sources and infrastructure, international energy transactions, transportation and storage of Energy, the legal, commercial – business, regulatory, geopolitical, economic and financial issues and the resolution of disputes which arise in the energy sector, for the purpose of a holistic, all-around inter-disciplinary approach to energy issues.... [-]

Greece Thessaloniki
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
14 - 26 months
Campus
Maastricht University, ICIS

Sustainable development – reconciling society’s developmental goals with the planet’s environmental limits over the long term – has emerged as one of the central challeng ... [+]

Maastricht University – Faculty of Science and Engineering

International Centre for Integrated assessment and Sustainable development (ICIS).

Sustainable development – reconciling society’s developmental goals with the planet’s environmental limits over the long term – has emerged as one of the central challenges facing humanity in the 21st century. Sustainability science and policy requires a long-term perspective and system’s thinking in order to understand the dynamic interconnections between the environment, economy and society. There is an urgent need for scholars and professionals who are trained in interdisciplinary and integrative approaches towards sustainable development, enabling them to assess and deal with the complexity involved from a system’s perspective. This master programme will create a unique opportunity for students to specialize in sustainability science and policy, and especially in sustainability assessment, through an interdisciplinary curriculum in an international ambience.... [-]

Netherlands Maastricht
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus