Course Description

This unique and innovative program involves study across the fields of science and law. You will explore and analyse contemporary issues in climate and environmental law.

Climate and environmental law form one of the law’s most rapidly expanding areas of specialisation. At Sydney Law School, you will find a wide variety of units available in the study of this field. You can select from a wide range of units of study, including international and comparative environmental law, which focuses on the Asia-Pacific region.

The program is designed to meet the needs of environmental specialists from both Australia and overseas. Non-lawyers working or wishing to work in the environmental field are also welcome to apply to enrol in the program.

Sydney Law School offers candidates the opportunity to study their chosen areas of specialisation in the format that suits them best. This includes intensive units of study and the opportunity to take units from other related disciplines. The depth and innovation of the course is complemented by its well-reputed academic staff and visiting lecturers. The course includes an International Faculty which brings experts from various countries to lecture in specialist units.



Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $35,000 total course cost.
International Students: $46,500 per year full-time

Duration

1 year full time, 2 - 6 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Law & Paralegal Studies postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 63.1% (national average 67.6%)
Improved skills: 74.2% (national average 73.2%)
Overall satisfaction: 82.4% (national average 80.2%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Sydney (USYD). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Law & Paralegal Studies postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 91.6% (national average 86.6%)
Studying full time: 2.9% (national average 6.0%)
Median full time salary: $91,800 (national average $72,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 016239A
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: MAENVLAW2000

Entry Requirements



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