This university Master's degree provides fundamental and specific knowledge on environmental law. It pays special attention to the different branches of the discipline and also deals with various non-legal subjects related to technical, geographic, economic and business aspects of the environment

The Faculty of Law offers a special programme that enables students to simultaneously study the Master's Degree in Legal Practice in conjunction with another university master's course taught at the Faculty of Law and thus obtain a law specialisation.

Collaborating Institutios

  • Centre d’Estudis de Dret Ambiental de Tarragona (CEDAT)


The Master's Degree is designed for students with previous training in the field of Law, Political Sciences and Public Administration, Public Management and Administration Economics, Journalism, Business Studies, Labour Studies, Business Sciences and other related fields.

In general, the Master's Degree can be useful for graduates in other areas of the Social Sciences, and as well as Environmental Sciences and Biology. The Master's Degree is also suitable for candidates coming from other fields of knowledge, and it intends to add new academic knowledge, and more skills and qualifications to their professional and vocational experience.

Specific documentation required

As well as the compulsory general documentation required for pre-enrolment in the programme, you must also submit the following documents:

  • Letter of motivation for academic coordination.
  • Proof of competence in languages different from Spanish.

You can also submit other training relevant to the content of the master's degree (courses, seminars or other training activities), for which proof must be provided.

Selection criteria

  1. Suitability of the admission qualification: up to 30 points. Qualifications will be graded according to the following scale:
    • A degree in the field of law: up to 30 points.
    • A degree in the fields of environmental and social sciences: up to 15 points
    • Other qualifications: 0 points.
  2. Evaluation of the student’s academic record in the university degree qualifying them for admission to the master's degree: up to 35 points.
  3. Letter of motivation: up to 15 points.
  4. Competence in languages other than Spanish: up to 15 points.
  5. Other training relevant to the content of the master's degree: up to 5 points.

Career opportunities

The URV's Faculty of Legal Sciences is responsible for the University Master's Degree in Environmental Law, an official degree acknowledged by the European Higher Education Area.

The interdisciplinary nature of the University Master's degree in Environmental Law provides students with the chance to access a wide range of careers. They can also decide to continue their academic training by enrolling in the doctoral programme in Law. Among the career opportunities open to them are the following:

  • Public administration (town councils, provincial councils, district councils, chambers of commerce and other authorities): working as environmental experts.
  • Non-governmental organizations: providing technical and legal advice.
  • Private companies: providing technical and legal advice.
  • Environmental advocacy: providing technical and legal advice; environmental conciliation and mediation.
  • Environmental consultancy and auditing.
  • Environmental journalism.
  • Environmental research and doctoral studies.
  • Environmental education.
  • Teaching and research in universities and other research centres.
Program taught in:
  • Spanish
This course is Online
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5,825 EUR
Full-time price. It includes registration of ECTS, compulsory insurance and administrative taxes.
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