Postgraduate study in Environmental Law

What can you study in Environmental Law?

The Faculty of Law has for a number of years offered papers at postgraduate level in the areas of planning and environmental law, resource management, mining and energy resources law, and international environmental law.

The New Zealand Centre for Environmental Law (NZCEL) coordinates an extensive environmental law postgraduate programme, with a membership of eight environmental law lecturers and two research fellows.

Recent courses taught at the NZCEL have included:

  • Global Environmental Law
  • Law of the Sea
  • Climate Change Law
  • Asian and Pacific Environmental Law
  • Corporate Environmental Law
  • Resource Management Law


Explore the postgraduate courses you can take for an Environmental Law major:

Graduate story

Kya Lal

A Master of Laws graduate, Kya combined her passion for climate change advocacy with Environmental Law.

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Scholarships and awards

Each year the University of Auckland awards scholarships and prizes to thousands of students.

Find out about the scholarships you may be eligible for. Search available scholarships or begin an application by visiting Scholarships and awards.

Help and advice

For general postgraduate student enquiries, please contact the Applications and Admissions Office.  

Applications and Admissions Office
0200 61 62 65 or +64 9 923 1535 (outside New Zealand)

Angela Vaai
Student Academic and Support Advisor
Phone: +64 9 923 8180