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Environmental Law degrees in the USA in 2024

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Environmental Law Degrees in the USA

Study Environmental Law Degrees

Climate change, the use of natural resources such as gas and oil, and protecting the environment, these are all issues that are covered in a university degree in Environmental Law. You will look at both the political and legal mechanisms of looking after the environment around us, and also gain knowledge in areas such as geography and human rights.

By studying in this field, your modules are likely to cover topics such as:

  • Human rights
  • Environmental Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • International Trade Law
  • Climate change
  • Sustainable development
  • Nature conservation

Graduates of degrees in Environmental Law go on to work in a variety of areas such as:

  • Environmental agencies
  • Government policy advisors
  • Environmental law practices

Study in the USA

With over 1.1 million international students choosing the USA as their higher education destination each year, the country is one of the most popular study abroad destinations in the world. There are consistently many USA based universities and colleges ranked within the top 100 in the QS World University rankings, and it is not uncommon for the top 10 rankings to be dominated by American universities as well. As one of the biggest countries in the world, you will have many choices when it comes to deciding where you want to study abroad.

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