University of Reading

University of Reading

Oil and Gas Law

This course studies the combination of legal, environmental and economic considerations which lie at the heart of the oil and gasindustry. Modules can be chosen from the School of Law, School of Economics, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, Henley Business School and the School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate Honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Applications from students from non law backgrounds are encouraged.

Course modules

Modules include: oil and gas contract law; legal issues in oil and gas; comparative oil and gas policy; climate change policy and governance; carbon and renewable energy economics.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 5,486 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 8,374 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 5,225 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 7,975 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
LLM Distance learning - 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months
LLM Part-time - 24 months
LLM Distance learning - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

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