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International Track

Who Pursues this Degree?

This program is designed for students interested in issues that arise when two or more nations share watercourses.

Program Requirements

  • 24 units of study
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.33 on a 4.33 scale

Required Courses (unless already taken as part of a J.D./LL.B. program)

International Water Resources Law Seminar 3
Public International Law1 3
Water & Environmental Law Practice A (Practicum) 3
Water & Environmental Law Practice B (Practicum) 3


Elective Courses — 12 to 15 units from the following options1

Directed Research, Graduate Level 1 to 2
Environmental Law 3
International Environmental Law 3
Master's Thesis2 3 to 6
Natural Resources Law 3
United Nations Law & Practice 3
Water and Environmental Research Seminar 2 or 3
Water Resources Law 3

1 If not already taken as part of a J.D./LL.B. program.
2 The thesis must be successfully defended before a thesis committee, to be chaired by the Thesis Supervisor. It is normally expected that a candidate would have completed the thesis by the conclusion of the second semester of the program.


Contact Stephen McCaffrey, Director of Water Resources Law, International Track
Email | 916.739.7179