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University of Dundee

Energy Law and Policy

This programme is designed for lawyers and non-lawyers to gain an understanding of the legal and regulatory environment and processes in the international energy and resources industries. It is suitable for those aspiring to be practising lawyers, legal advisers, contract managers and negotiators in these industries.

Entry requirements

A good 4-year degree, equivalent to a UK honours degree, preferably at 2.1 level or above. Candidates holding the equivalent of a 2.2 Honours degree are encouraged to apply. Preferred degree disciplines are law; economics; geology; petroleum or mining engineering; finance. Work experience in the energy/natural resources industry is an advantage, though it is not a strict requirement for admission to the LLM. IELTS of 6.5 (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Natural resources sectors: a multidisciplinary introduction; dissertation or internship; environmental law and policy for natural resources and energy; international law of natural resources and energy; energy and climate change law and policy; international law of water resources; legal frameworks for water resource management; politics of the environment and climate change.

Assessment methods

Each course is assessed by a combination of examinations and a research paper.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 16,800 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 16,800 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 16,800 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 16,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
LLM Distance learning £ 12,250 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
LLM Distance learning £ 12,250 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 24 months
LLM Distance learning £ 12,250 per Academic year (EU fees) 24 months

Campus details

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

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Postgraduate Admissions
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01382 383838