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International Oil and Gas Law (LLM)

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

International Law Law (Specific Statutes) Oil & Gas Operations

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is specifically designed for graduates and professionals involved internationally in the oil and gas industry. This includes lawyers, as well as geologists seeking out new oil and gas sites, engineers planning the drills, and those responsible for drawing up contracts, who all need to know the legal technicalities affecting their industry. The course offers a unique opportunity to rapidly increase your understanding of the legal technicalities affecting your industry and to improve your techniques and skills in drafting a variety of international contracts. Throughout the LLM, the focus will be on the identification, analysis, evaluation and application of the legal principles relevant to oil and gas law in a commercial environment. Effective self-management and a systematic understanding of the knowledge and theories associated with international oil and gas law will be enhanced and evolved further through the Masters capstone unit where you will explore a problem or research questions on a topic that is highly relevant in the contemporary legal debate and professional practice.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JUN

Modules

This module will enable you to work as part of a team on a project provided by a business organisation. The exact nature of the level of work, and nature of responsibility will depend upon the chosen organisation. However, there will be close negotiation between the company and the Business School.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The full-time standard fee for a taught Master's degree for the Academic Year 2018/19 is £6,990 per year.  There would be a slight increase in 2019/20 fee

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

The full-time standard fee for a taught Master's degree for the Academic Year 2018/19 is £12,000 per year.  There would be a slight increase in 2019/20 fee

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent. Students from non-relevant subject areas will be considered on an individual basis according to their professional experience or qualifications.