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Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). However, our participants come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

​With this MSc Oil and Gas programme you will gain a practice-focused approach leading to employability prospects in the oil and gas industry.

An interdisciplinary approach combining Law and Business, MSc Oil and Gas constitutes a range of modules, including some led by the Henley Business School. It takes a practice-focused approach, giving you links with employers and opportunities to gain real-world experience.

You will develop insights on the legal and regulatory aspects raised in this dynamic industry, boosting your employability prospects in a range of oil and gas industries: states, government agencies, international courts and tribunals, multinational corporations, law firms looking for individuals with advanced knowledge of the sector, academic and many more.

This course studies the combination of legal, environmental and economic considerations which lie at the heart of the oil and gas industry. Modules can be chosen from the School of Law, School of Economics, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, Henley Business School and the School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science. You will enhance your knowledge of the oil and gas industry and improve your employability not only for law firms active in these industries but also for in-house legal teams.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,735 per year (full-time)
International students
£16,450 per year (full-time)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Global Recruitment Team
Email
student.recruitment@reading.ac.uk