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Oil, Gas and Mining Law

This course aims to provide students with a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in the area, with a particular focus on the environmental law and investment law aspects of the oil, gas and mining industries.

Entry requirements

  • A good law degree, 2.2 or above.
  • Applicants whose first degree is not Law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study.
  • Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers.

We specify these minimum entry requirements, but we will assess you individually on your ability to benefit from the course. We sometimes offer places on the basis of non-standard entry qualifications, and industrial or professional experience.

Course modules

Core modules: oil, gas and mining investment law 1; oil, gas and mining investment law 2; oil, gas and mining and environmental law 1; oil, gas and mining and environmental law 2.

Assessment methods

In each case modules are assessed through 1 piece of course work. This usually takes the form of a problem or essay style question, but will vary by module. Students also submit a dissertation of around 18,000 to 20,000 words on a suitable topic of their choice.

Sponsorship information

Students who are in practice may obtain funding from their employer; bursaries are normally available for this course and are equivalent to up to half the UK/EU fees; the bursaries are competitive and are awarded on the basis of: Evidence of the pursuit of excellence in individual performance and/or experience outside education; a written statement indicating the anticipated academic and career benefits applicants may receive from studying this programme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
LLM Distance learning January 2018 GBP 3,250 (Year 1) Home/EU 21 Months
LLM Distance learning September 2018 GBP 3,450 (Year 1) Home/EU 21 Months
LLM Full-time September 2018 GBP 13,900 (Year 1) International 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,900 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2018 GBP 6,950 (Year 1) International 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2018 GBP 3,450 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years

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