Levin College of Law

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  • The LL.M. degree is awarded upon completion of 26 credit hours of coursework with a B average that includes completion of the required courses listed below and the written project.

    Required Courses

    Research Methods in Environmental and Land Use Law (1 credit)
    Environmental Law* (3 credits)
    Natural Resources Law* (3 credits)
    Land Use Planning and Control Law *(3 or 4 credits)
    Administrative Law (3 credits), or Florida Administrative Law (2 or 3 credits)*
    Capstone Colloquium (1 credit)
    6 credit hours of coursework in graduate level courses listed outside the law school or jointly listed by the law school and another graduate department and approved by the LL.M. Program Director. **** Students must maintain a B average (3.00) in all such graduate level work attempted. For additional information on Graduate Grading Policy, please visit http://gradcatalog.ufl.edu/content.php?catoid=5&navoid=1054#grades

    * These requirements will be waived for students whom the LL.M. Program Director determines have completed substantially comparable coursework in their J.D. Program

    Written Project

    Each candidate for the LL.M. degree must complete a substantial written project of publishable quality in conjunction with a seminar or the Conservation Clinic, approved by an authorized faculty member and by the LL.M. Program Director.