Master of Environmental Law

University of Sydney

The program prepares graduates for professional work in various fields of environmental practice, governance, consulting and management by equipping them with skills and knowledge to negotiate the legal and policy issues affecting environmental regulation and protection. The core curriculum covers legal issues arising from the protection of natural resources, the prevention of pollution and the planning of urban development and infrastructure. The elective curriculum allows for specialisation in fields such as climate change, energy, water, international environmental law, biodiversity and heritage protection, marine and coastal law, the regulation of new technologies, human rights and comparative environmental law.

Course Fee:

Australian: $35,000
International: $44,500

Entry Requirements:

Relevant bachelor degree (environmental studies or law); or equivalent


The embedded courses in this sequence are: Graduate Diploma; Master. Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

Subjects you can Study:

Environmental law

Study Pathways:

Exit point: Graduate Diploma of Environmental Law.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Camperdown/Darlington No info Yes Full time 1 year
Camperdown/Darlington No info Yes Part time 2 years
The University of Sydney aims to create a place where the best researchers and most promising students can achieve their full potential. Student life offers a vibrant and exciting range of opportunities outside the classroom. The University has over 200 clubs and societies to join, many bars and cafes, and sporting complexes. Join the University of Sydney and discover why they are number one in Australia and fourth in the world for graduate employability in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings, and have 13 disciplines ranked amongst the top 20 in the QS 2016/17 Subject Rankings. Provider CRICOS: 00026A

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