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Keep up to date with the latest developments in environmental law, including fully updated modules for 2015.


One of the many benefits of studying with DMU is the flexibility it gives you - including the option to choose from a wide range of modules.

Find out more about the advantages it provides.

Studying by distance learning allows you to decide when and where you study!

A flexible and convenient learning solution to meet your needs

Benefit from the experienced tutor faculty who are on hand to guide you through every aspect of the programme including new tutor William Wilson from Burges Salmon

Environmental Law and Practice course - postgraduate distance learning from De Montfort University

Reap the benefits of home study and flexible options by studying for the Environmental Law Master of Laws (LLM) course

This unique programme will enable you to:

  1. Analyse, interpret and apply the laws regulating the environment
  2. Gain a competitive advantage in difficult market conditions - increase your skills at this crucial time
  3. Achieve a recognised UK university qualification while combining full-time employment with study
  4. Learn from key industry practitioners and academics and benefit directly from their insight and invaluable commentary
  5. Apply your learning and new skills to your work immediately and help further your career
  6. Tailor the programme to your needs by studying your own unique combination of modules from this and other De Montfort LLM programmes
  7. Study at a faster pace – follow the 'accelerated route' and complete the LLM in 15 months
  8. Achieve the level you choose – postgraduate certificate and diploma levels also available

See more information for the Environmental Law distance learning course

What Will I Study on the Course?

Core Module:

Environment, Legal Control and EU Regulations
Historical development of the legal regulation of the environment
- UK and EU legal systems in which environmental law is framed
- The Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008

Optional Modules:

Atmospheric Pollution
Health and Safety Law
Waste Management and Contaminated Land
Planning Law
Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Law
Water Pollution Law
Environmental Assessments
International Environmental Law
Noise Pollution Law
Light Pollution
Environmental Crime
Nuclear Energy and Environmental Challenges
Negotiated Study Module

And you can tailor the course to fit your specific job role and industry by selecting modules from our other LLM programmes as well!

Find out more on the prospectus for Environmental Law by distance learning 2015.


Leicester De Montfort Law School is housed in the £35 million state of the art Hugh Aston Building


What did previous students think of the programme?

"Apart from the increased legal understanding obtained, I have no doubt that the qualification has helped professionally and I would have no hesitation in recommending it to others"
A. Parker