Taught course

Oil, Gas and Energy Law

Coventry University · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

The standard entry requirement for this course is a good honours first degree – at least a minimum of second class honours or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline area. These could be business or management studies, law, oil and gas or international relations. Other discipline areas or relevant work experience may also be considered for entry on a case-by-case basis and an interview may be required.

Months of entry


Course content

For existing professionals or those seeking to enter this fast-paced and dynamic sector, our course aims to provide an understanding of the many challenges faced by the oil, gas and energy industry.

We focus on the interpretation, evaluation and communication of legal issues which may arise in a wide range of circumstances, including risk management, international business, the environmental impacts of the energy industry and corporate social responsibility.

In an ever-evolving society with increasing environmental awareness, the energy industry is under increased scrutiny and growing pressure to adapt, developing new solutions and cleaner fuels.

You may get opportunities to network with professionals from companies which have previously included, British Petroleum, British Gas and the National Grid, undertake an internship and participate in research-based assignments responding to live industry briefs.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Recruitment and Admissions Office
+44 (0) 24 7765 4321