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Environmental and Natural Resources Law (In English)
- General Information

    With the aim of pushing forward development of international education and cultivating high-level talents of environmental and natural resources law, School of Law and Political Science, Ocean University of China launched and established the Master Program of Environmental and Natural Resources Law (ENRL).

    With 2 years’ duration of study and designed for overseas students with Bachelor degrees of law and above, ENRL is characterized with its high-quality course system, advanced teaching philosophy and combined mechanism of researches and occupations. Adopting mini- class education and English teaching mode, courses are taught by full-time teachers of OUC and foreign teachers from other countries.Students will work closely with faculty on research projects and participate in environmental protection activities launched by international organizations. Students can also enter into the editing work of China’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Review.

    Chinese language and cultural courses will be arranged for applicants interested in Chinese. Participants in the first year study basic courses, specialized courses and parts of elective courses, in the second year mainly going in for internship program and accomplishing dissertation as well as debate. OUC admits students earning enough credits of 31 and issues them Master degree certificates.


    General Course
    Survey of China

    Basic Courses

    • Chinese Legal System
    • The principles of Environmental Law
    • The principles of International Environmental Law
    • Marine Environmental Protection Law

    Specialized Courses

    • Law Related to Climate Change and Marine Environment
    • Water Law and Law on the Prevention and Control of Water Pollution
    • Fisheries Law
    • Air Pollution Law & Policy
    • Law Related to International Trade and the Environment
    • Biodiversity Protection Law

    Major Elective Courses

    • Legal Research and Writing
    • Administrative Law
    • Wetlands Law and Policy
    • Sea Laws: Principles and Practices
    • Environmental Dispute Resolution
    • Environmental Finance Law and Policy
    • Land Use and Management Law
    • China’s Environmental Politics
    • International Environmental Politics
    • Environmental Sociology


    Tuition Fee
    Master RMB 25,000 pre year
    RMB 50,000 in total (About $ 9,170)
    Accommodation Fee
    No 4 Apartment
    Double Room RMB 22 to RMB 50
    Single Room RMB 32 to RMB 40
    International Center Apartment
    Double Room RMB 50 to RMB 70
    Single Room RMB 105 to RMB 60
    International Student Apartment
    Double Room RMB 75 to RMB 82
    No.4 Apartment
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 400
    Service Fee USD 50
    Living Expense RMB 2,000 to RMB 2,500
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  25,000 / Year
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement

Applicants for master degree studies must have bachelor's degree and be under the age of 35 with a good command of English.

- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. English proficiency test certificate

For example, IELTS or TOEFL, only for applicant whose native language is not English.

3. English proficiency test certificate

For example, IELTS or TOEFL, only for applicant whose native language is not English.

4. Resume

Written in Chinese or in English

5. Statement of Purpose

Including study purpose, research interest and research plan in brief.

6. Letter of recommendation

From professor or associate professor or equivalents

7. Bachelor's degree diploma

Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

8. Undergraduate school transcript

9. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

10. Photocopy of valid passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

  • Step 1: Click "Apply Now" button below and pay scholarship service fee.

  • Step 2: Wait for the payment confirmation, then provide documents guidance. (including the application form)

  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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