Taught course

Petroleum Taxation and Finance

Institution
University of Dundee · School of Social Sciences
Qualifications
LLM

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. The minimum English Language Proficiency requirements are IELTS 6.5, or TOEFL 603 or 250 on the computer-based test.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

DiplOur interdisciplinary approach to teaching, research and consultancy gives us a unique perspective on how governments and businesses operate. We offer flexible courses delivered by the best in the field, devised and continually updated in line with the Centre's unique combination of professional expertise and academic excellence.

The Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee is the internationally renowned graduate school in the field of international business transactions and natural resources and energy law and policy.

How you will be taught

Knowledge and Understanding:

of the main types of international (global and regional) and national regulatory frameworks and instruments between and within individual states, as well as between companies and governments, and contractual arrangements between companies in the international energy and natural resources sectors;
of the key policy issues relating to law, regulation and contracts in the international energy and natural resources sectors;
of the jurisprudence of courts, and operation of tribunals and other dispute settlement mechanisms.

Skills:

Undertake an evaluation of legal (or fiscal) regimes for the international energy and natural resources sectors.
Participate in the drafting of international agreements and national regulations or in the negotiation of an agreement between government and company or between companies, in the international energy and natural resources sectors.
Critically review information and critically analyse issues relating to the international energy and natural resources sectors, informed by developments at the forefront of the subject.

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

LLM

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment50

Course contact details

Name
Dorothy Stewart
Email
CEPMLP@dundee.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1382 385453
Fax
+44 (0)1382 385854