Taught course

Oil and Gas Law

Institution
Swansea University · College of Law and Criminology
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the LLM in Oil and Gas Law is a 2:2 honours degree (or above) in law or cognate discipline. Candidates with relevant experience are also encouraged to apply. We welcome applications by prospective students from around the world and look for evidence of previous study that is equivalent to the entry requirements stated above. If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification to make sure you get the full benefit from studying at Swansea. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 6.0 in each component) and TOEFL (with a score of at least 88 and at least Listening: 21, Reading: 22, Speaking: 23, Writing: 21).

Months of entry

September

Course content

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

The business of hydrocarbon energy supply remains one of the most fundamental aspects of global commerce and natural resources law in the modern era. It is not limited to exploitation of petroleum but encompasses many different aspects of law and business, from protecting the intellectual property rights of new oil and gas technology, to complex joint venture contracts, and to compensation regimes for pollution liability.

Modules typically include:

  • Oil & Gas Law: Contracts and Liabilities
  • International and Transnational Aspects of Oil and Gas Law
  • Charterparties: Law and Practice
  • The Law of Marine Insurance
  • International Trade Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Law and Practice relating to International Banking and Commercial Payments

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page:www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

LLM

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Baris Soyer
Email
LLM@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 513516