Entry requirements

You will need a good degree in Law (minimum 2.2) or an honours degree in another discipline, plus either the CPE (Common Professional Examination) or GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law) conversion qualifications. Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law has been designed in response to the growing significance of legal issues surrounding the oil, gas and mining industry.

The LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law provides the foundations for a future career or further postgraduate (MPhil / PhD) study in most aspects of the regulatory and commercial world as they relate to the international energy industry, with a specific focus on the petroleum and mining sectors of this burgeoning area of economic activity.

This course is available on a full-time or part-time basis. This course is also available through distance learning. The full-time and part-time LLM commence in September. The distance learning course can be started in September or January.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 is required by applicants whose first language is not English.

Fees and funding

UK students
2016 entry: £5,900 (full-time); £2,950 per year (part-time); £2,950 per year (distance learning)
International students
2016 entry: £12,600 (full-time); £6,300 per year (part-time); £2,950 per year (distance learning)

Nottingham Law School offers a number of competitive scholarships. Please visit: www.ntu.ac.uk/scholarshipsnls for full details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months
distance learning
21 - 24 months

Course contact details

Nottingham Law School Enquiries
+44 (0)115 848 4460