University of Dundee header

University of Dundee

Natural Resources Law and Policy (LLM)

This degree is aimed at resources industry professionals, 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.

Entry requirements

A good 4 year degree, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, preferably at 2.1 Honours level or above; equivalent of a 2.2 Honours degree may also apply; preferred degree disciplines; law; economics; geology; petroleum or mining engineering; finance; work experience in the energy/natural resources industry is an advantage; though not strictly a requirement for admission to the LLM; English language proficiency requirements are; IELTS 6.5, or TOEFL 603 or 250 on the computer-based test.

Course modules

Modules may include: Natural resources sectors (a multidisciplinary approach); dissertation or internship; environmental law and policy for natural resources and energy; international and comparative mineral law; international law of natural resources and energy; international law of water resources; international petroleum law and policy; mineral resources policy and economics; national and comparative oil and gas law; legal frameworks for water resource management; transnational investment law and policy.

Assessment methods

Dissertation; internship report; extended PhD proposal.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland
Distance Learning

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01382 383838