Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

Oil and Gas Law

The course focuses on the main legal issues within today's oil and gas industry. The course provides the opportunity to critically assess and examine key legal issues in the oil and gas sector, both in the UK and leading areas. On successful completion of the course you will be in a position to understand and deal with some of the main energy legal issues. You will also gain key employability, enterprise and transferable skills.

Entry requirements

For entry to the course you should be 1 of the following: Law graduate in any jurisdiction; lawyer admitted to practice in any jurisdiction; non-law graduate with substantial law-related work experience such as engineering contracts; legal administrator within a business. An undergraduate degree in law or a related discipline (usually at Honours level) is preferred however relevant experience in the oil and gas sector may be an acceptable alternative where relevant qualifications are lacking. All international students, for whom English is not their 1st language, must gain either IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Energy law and policy; oil and gas taxation, fiscal Law and policy; oil and gas law; environmental aspects of oil and gas law; oil and gas contract law; renewable energy issues; oil and gas management; dispute resolution in oil and gas contracting; legal aspects of mergers and acquisitions; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (EU) 12 months
LLM Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (EU) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
LLM Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (England) 12 months
LLM Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,400 per Whole course (International) 12 months
LLM Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (EU) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
LLM Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (EU) 12 months
LLM Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Whole course (England) 12 months
LLM Distance learning (full-time) September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,400 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (EU) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,760 per Whole course (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Garthdee Campus Aberdeen AB10 7QE Scotland
Online/Distance Learning

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Key information

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Postgraduate Admissions
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01224 262209