Taught course

Natural Resources Law and Policy

University of Dundee · School of Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants 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. Full entry requirements are available on our website.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Diploma: Taught modules to the value of 140 credits.

LLM: Taught modules to the value of 160 credits and Dissertation/Internship worth 40 credits.

Information for international students

CEPMLP alumni can be found in international and national oil companies, mining companies, financial organisations, government departments and agencies, non-governmental and international organisations, research and academic institutes, international law firms, consultancies with interest in the energy and natural resource sectors all over the world.

Fees and funding

CEPMLP Awards/Assistantships (maximum value of £6,500 each).

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
9 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Dissertation20 (12500 words)

Course contact details

Dr Stephen Dow
+44 (0)1382 384300