Taught course

Natural Resources 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.

Work experience in the energy/natural resources industry is an advantage, though it is not a strict requirement for admission to the MSc.

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 Natural Resources Law and Policy by distance learning is aimed at natural resources industry professional, both in government and industry, who wish to develop a broad understanding of the legal and regulatory framework within which the resources industry operates, both nationally and internationally, and of the key policy issues and challenges.

The LLM Natural Resources Law and Policy programme offers students the opportunity to study wide range courses such as Environmental Law and Policy for Natural Resources and Energy, International Law of Natural Resources and Energy, International Petroleum Law and Policy, National and Comparative Oil and Gas Law, International and Comparative Mineral Law and Policy, and Mineral Resources Policy and Economics. Thereby providing broad knowledge and understanding of the fundamental concepts and specific economics, legal and jurisdictional issues in the field of international and trans-boundary natural resources.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

online
24-60 months

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)1382 388350