Nottingham Law School

Nottingham Trent University

Oil, Gas and Mining Law

The course builds upon our considerable expertise in this area and has been designed in response to the growing significance of legal issues surrounding the oil, gas and mining industry. It will provide you with the foundations for a future career or further postgraduate (MPhil/PhD) study in most aspects of the regulatory and commercial world, as they relate to the international energy industry, with a specific focus on the petroleum and mining sectors of this burgeoning area of economic activity. **Why choose this course?** - Gain a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in this specialist and expanding area of Law. - Gain an appreciation of the Oil, Gas and Mining industries in their global economic context. - Benefit from our expertise in Oil, Gas and Mining as well as the complementary fields of International Trade and Commercial law. - Choose a study route that suits you with full-time, part-time and distance learning options available. - Attend an International Summer School with the opportunity to explore Law in a European context. - Scholarships available. - Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) awards. Email us for details. **99% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2016/17)**

Entry requirements

LLM: A good law degree, 2.2 or above. Applicants whose 1st degree is not law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study. Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill (or equivalent).

Course modules

Core modules: oil, gas and mining investment law 1; oil, gas and mining investment law 2; oil, gas and mining and environmental law 1; oil, gas and mining and environmental law 2.

Assessment methods

In each case modules are assessed through 1 piece of course work. This usually takes the form of a problem or essay style question, but will vary by module. You can submit and receive feedback on assessments over the course of each module. The dissertation consists of a 1000 word reflective report based on pre-set questions, and an assignment of 12,000 words which is researched and written independently under the guidance of an expert academic.

Sponsorship information

Students who are in practice may obtain funding from their employer; bursaries are normally available for this course and are equivalent to up to half the UK/EU fees; the bursaries are competitive and are awarded on the basis of: Evidence of the pursuit of excellence in individual performance and/or experience outside education; a written statement indicating the anticipated academic and career benefits applicants may receive from studying this programme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 7,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
LLM Distance learning September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (International) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (England) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (EU) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning January 2020 3,500 per Year 1 (EU) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning January 2020 3,500 per Year 1 (International) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning January 2020 3,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning January 2020 3,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning January 2020 3,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning January 2020 3,500 per Year 1 (England) 21 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
NTU Admissions
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01158484200