PGCert Environmental Law and Sustainable Development

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)
Bristol, United Kingdom
Qualification
Postgraduate Certificate
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
1 year
Intakes
September
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • You should hold a law honours degree (minimum 2:2) from a recognised Higher Education institution or equivalent from a recognised overseas institution.
  • Candidates who have successfully completed the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) or the Common Professional Examination (CPE) will also be considered for admission onto the course.
  • Non law graduates will also be considered for admission if they have relevant experience or if they have a degree in a related area of study such as business, politics or international relations.

English Language Requirement:

  • IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all components

Curriculum

Core modules

  • Research Methods we will develop your approach to legal research by introducing you to key skills and concepts.
  • International Environmental Law  covers international legal principles and concepts relating to environmental protection in the context of wider political, ecological and economic issues.

Option modules (choose two)

  • Globalisation and the Law - introduces you to what globalisation means in economic, political, cultural and social terms, and the legal consequences that derive there from. You will assess whether international law is equipped with instruments and institutions to regulate the consequences of globalisation.
  • International Human Rights Law - examines the development of human rights protection in international law. We will consider the philosophical origins, as well as the international and regional legal instruments and institutions that provide support for human rights.
  • International Environmental Law - covers international legal principles and concepts relating to environmental protection in the context of wider political, ecological and economic issues.

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