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Energy and Environmental Law with Professional Skills LLM

Energy and Environmental Law with Professional Skills LLM

Key information
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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Energy Economics / Management / Conservation Environmental Law Environmental Policy Personal Development (Business)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme develops your knowledge and skills to consult in energy and environmental legal areas. The programme develops our understanding about how environmental law affects the energy industry in a technical, economic and political context. You learn about fossil fuel dependency, low carbon energy, energy security and transition to sustainable economic development.

  • Law is ranked 9th (The Guardian University Guide 2020)
  • You are taught by experts with professional and academic experience within the heart of the oil and gas industry in Aberdeen and knowledge built since the 1970s
  • The School of Law is ranked 9th in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2020)
  • The School offers wide ranging and globally relevant professional degrees to advanced level with strong international research focus.

Courses include: International Energy and Environmental Law, Low Carbon Energy Transition, Renewable Energy Law, Oil and Mining Resources for Good, Principles of Environmental Regulation, Low Carbon Energy Transition to Nuclear Energy and Carbon Capture and Storage, Corporate Environmental Liability, Downstream Energy Law, Critical Legal Thinking and Energy and Environmental Law Professional Skills

Your courses widen your knowledge and understanding of two areas of law and their interdependencies. You benefit from advanced understanding of matters which are of core interest to policy makers and in turn affect socio-economic functionality and communities. You learn the balance between energy supply and regulation and alternative energies to improve environment. Whilst you study you are welcome to attend events, seminars and conferences across the university and city and you can get involved in the various student law projects whilst you study.

The School of Law offers a strong range of environmental LLMs which include: Energy Law with Dissertation or Professional Skills, General Law (environmental courses included), and Oil and Gas Law with Dissertation or Professional Skills LLM. The programme is relevant globally along with many other oil and gas related professional qualifications at master’s level. The School is augmented by the Centre for Energy Law and research groups in Energy and Environmental Law. Upon graduation you can go into the legal profession and careers or you can apply your knowledge to regulation, directly to businesses and organisations or teaching.

The University of Aberdeen and Kings College is the 5th oldest university in the UK. Founded by Bishop William Elphinstone in 1495, it is “Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.” to provide progressive, innovative research and lecturing internationally. Many original subjects continue to progress societal and economic innovations to this day, whilst innovation attracts international academics and research staff.

Aberdeen city is well known world energy hub. There are over 900 energy companies in the city, 20 of which are FTSE 100 companies. The city is compact, and a visual feast of architecture and history. Aberdeen offers you retail, cosmopolitan food to suit all diets and cultures, nightlife, sports, outdoor pursuits, a beach, walking and cycling to Royal Deeside, travel connections to the Highlands, Orkney and Shetland, the UK and Europe. The University offers you wide ranging events across campus to enjoy and attend

Different course options

Full time | University of Aberdeen | 12 months | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Critical Legal Thinking and Scholarship - Core
International Energy and Environmental Law - Optional
Low Carbon Energy Transition: Renewable Energy Law - Optional
Oil and Mining Resources for Good - Optional
Principles of Environmental Regulation - Optional
Low Carbon Energy Transition: Nuclear Energy and Carbon Capture and Storage - Optional
Corporate Environmental Liability - Optional
Downstream Energy Law - Optional
Energy and Environmental Law Professional Skills - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Please contact university and ask about this fee

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Please contact university and ask about this fee

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2(1) honours degree in Law (or another related discipline) or equivalent. Relevant practical experience will also be beneficial.

University information

The University of Aberdeen is 5th oldest university in the UK and 3rd oldest university in Scotland. It was founded by Bishop William Elphinstone in 1495 to provide academic learning across many of the subjects it teaches and researches today. Aberdeen attracts over 3,500 postgraduate students internationally, studying on campus and online. There are 12 schools: Business School Divinity, History and Philosophy Education Language,...more