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University of Dundee

Petroleum Taxation and Finance

The course is aimed at petroleum industry professionals, both in government and industry, who wish to gain a grounding in the fiscal and financial dimensions of the international petroleum industry within a legal framework; the programme combines legal, policy and quantitative studies.

Entry requirements

A good 4 year degree, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, preferably at 2.1 Honours degree 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

Natural resources sectors (a multidisciplinary introduction); dissertation or internship; international petroleum law and policy; mineral and petroleum taxation; risk analysis for energy and mining investment decision making; financial and project analysis of natural resources and energy ventures; legal framework for international project finance; mineral resources policy and economics; petroleum policy and economics.

Assessment methods

Dissertation; internship report; 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 (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 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

Campus details

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

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01382 383838