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University of Dundee

Oil and Gas Law and Policy

The 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

Applicants should have a good 4-year degree, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, preferably at 2.1 Honours level or above. Candidates holding the equivalent of a 2.2 Honours degree may also apply. Degree certificates and academic transcripts must be provided. 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

Compulsory modules: natural resources sectors (a multidisciplinary introduction); dissertation or internship; international petroleum law and policy; national and comparative oil and gas law; downstream energy law and policy; oil and gas law (commercial contracts matrix); petroleum policy and economics; transnational investment law and policy.

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 (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
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

Campus details

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

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01382 383838