University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

International Commercial and Financial Law (Oil and Gas)

Commercially and legally relevant to both the oil and natural gas industry and law firms and consultancies that deal with them; the course is relevant for those already in work, as well as those aiming for a career within large and / or multinational companies as well as law firms and consultancies; it combines a practical view of the issues with an in depth analysis of the relevant law and its utilisation in the context of the programme.

Entry requirements

Normally applicants should have an Honours Degree of equivalent in law or a related subject with some degree of legal content; we may also accept a professional qualification deemed to be equivalent to this; other qualifications or experience which demonstrate appropriate legal or related; knowledge is considered; applicants should also have a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent).

Course modules

Modules include: law relating to project and corporate finance; environmental management systems; international project finance (oil and gas); intellectual property law; international commercial awareness; research methods; a dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is varied and includes research focused assignments, exams, reports and presentations; in addition, there is a dissertation on a topic agreed between the student and tutor, which can be tailored to the student�s personal career needs.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 11,960 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

Key information

Course Enquiry Unit
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0800 953 3222