University of Bradford: Natural Resources and Environmental Law and Policy

InstitutionUniversity of Bradford View institution profile
Department School of Law
Web www.bradford.ac.uk/postgraduate
Email admissionsmls@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone 01274 236088
Study type Taught

Summary

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 and degradation of habitats and species extinction has 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 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 organisations.

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.

**Rankings**
The University of Bradford is ranked 301-400 in the world for Business and Economics in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

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With over 50 years of academic excellence behind us as a University, we continue to grow our postgraduate reputation, course provision, and research impact.

We have always been pioneers in developing new course subjects and modes of teaching, reflecting and anticipating the needs of employers, our students, and society as a whole.


Over 200 postgraduate options  
We offer over 200 postgraduate taught programmes, research opportunities and CPD modules, focusing on the ever-changing global business, social, scientific and environmental landscapes.

Our programmes are designed and delivered by leading academic experts across the Faculties of Engineering and Informatics, Health ...

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