You should have a good 4-year degree, equivalent to a UK honours degree, preferably at upper 2nd class level or above. Candidates holding the equivalent of a good 2nd class lower degree may also apply. Degree certificates and academic transcripts must be provided. Preferred degree disciplines are Law, Economics, Geology, Petroleum or Mining Engineering, Finance. Work experience in the energy/natural resources industry is an advantage, though it is not a strict requirement for admission to the LLM.
Months of entry
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Course contentThis degree is aimed at petroleum industry professionals, both in government and industry, who wish to gain a grounding in the legal and regulatory aspects of the international petroleum industry.
Our LLM Energy Law and Policy by distance learning is designed to give opportunity for busy lawyers and non-lawyers that cannot study full time. It will lead to advanced knowledge and understanding of the legal and regulatory environment and processes in the international energy and resources industries. The course includes emphasis on the structure and regulation of gas and electricity markets and leads to an advanced understanding of the way legislation and regulation can be used to implement policy decisions in the downstream energy industries.
Natural Resources Sectors: A Multidisciplinary Introduction
Dissertation or Internship
Core Compulsory Modules
Downstream Energy Law and Policy
Financial and Project Analysis of Natural Resources and Energy
International Law of Natural Resources and Energy
Legal Framework for International Project Finance
Candidates are advised to choose additional modules from what is available on the academic timetable subject to any restrictions that may apply.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||30|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||50|
|Dissertation||20 (12500 words)|
Course contact details
- Dorothy Stewart
- +44 (0)1382 385453
- +44 (0)1382 385854