Vermont Law School's partnership with the Department of Land Economy of the University of Cambridge enables selected VLS students to earn in three and a half years a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Vermont Law School and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree from the University of Cambridge. In the usual course of study, students complete four semesters at VLS, followed by two semesters at Cambridge, and then one final semester at VLS. The following master's degrees are available to Vermont Law School students selected for this program:

JD/MPhil in Real Estate Finance

In partnership with the University of Cambridge’s Department of Land Economy, VLS combines its Juris Doctor program with Cambridge’s Master’s of Philosophy programs in Real Estate Finance, Environment Policy, and Planning, Growth and Regeneration. The three and one-half year program moves students from VLS, to Cambridge, and then back to VLS.

JD/MPhil in Environmental Policy

In partnership with the University of Cambridge’s Department of Land Economy, VLS combines its Juris Doctor program with Cambridge’s Master’s of Philosophy programs in Real Estate Finance, Environment Policy, and Planning, Growth and Regeneration. The three and one-half year program moves students from VLS, to Cambridge, and then back to VLS.

JD/MPhil in Planning, Growth and Regeneration

In partnership with the University of Cambridge’s Department of Land Economy, VLS combines its Juris Doctor program with Cambridge’s Master’s of Philosophy programs in Real Estate Finance, Environment Policy, and Planning, Growth and Regeneration. The three and one-half year program moves students from VLS, to Cambridge, and then back to VLS.

Grades

Each school applies its own grading system to the students in the program. Students must be in good academic standing at both schools to remain in the program.

Download the VLS/Cambridge Dual Degree Guidelines.

Contact

For more information about this program, please contact Anne Mansfield, Associate Director of the Environmental Law Center.