Taught course

Mineral Law and Policy

Institution
University of Dundee · School of Social Sciences
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

You should have the equivalent to a UK Honours degree, preferably at 2:1 level or above. Candidates with a 2:2 degree may also apply. Preferred degree disciplines are Law, Economics, Geology, Petroleum or Mining Engineering, Finance.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The world's long-term economic development depends on the existence of efficient, innovative and creative energy and resources industries. These in turn rely on individuals who possess a sound grasp of their legal, economic, technical and policy backgrounds.

The Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), University of Dundee is at the heart of these issues and provides the best in advanced education in its field, preparing its graduates to meet the challenges posed by the evolving global economy. Stimulated by oil and gas developments in the North Sea, the CEPMLP was established in May 1977.

Our students achieve the practical and professional skills needed to mastermind complex commercial and financial transactions in the international workplace, with exposure to many varied and exciting opportunities. Our interdisciplinary approach to teaching, research and consultancy provides a unique perspective on how governments, business and communities operate, providing the professionals of today with the ability to meet the challenges of tomorrow

As an internationally renowned graduate school in the field of international business transactions, natural resources and energy law and policy, our distance learning programmes provide a rigorous training for graduate students and working professionals who cannot afford the time to undertake full time studies.

Our LLM Mineral Law and Policy by distance learning is aimed at mineral industry professionals both in government and industry, who wish to develop their understanding of the legal and regulatory framework within which the mineral industry operates and of the key policy issues and challenges in this sector.

The LLM Mineral Law and Policy expose students to the legal and policy issues relevant to mining in most countries, to the common legal issues and structures that arise in the activities of mining companies while examining the effects that mining can have on environment and communities and the responses to these effects. This programme therefore aims to provide an intellectually challenging academic programme of study, which will demand of the student the ability to analyse and evaluate key regulation, international and comparative law that are relevant to mining and the key influences and effects of those laws from other disciplinary perspectives particularly economics and political science since reliable understanding of the law affecting mining cannot be achieved without these perspectives.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

online
24-60 months
distance learning
24-60 months

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)1382 388350