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Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy Law

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The business of hydrocarbon energy supply remains one of the most fundamental aspects of global commerce and natural resources law in the modern era. It is not limited to exploitation of petroleum but encompasses many different aspects of law and business, from protecting the intellectual property rights of new oil and gas technology, to complex joint venture contracts, and to compensation regimes for pollution liability.

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course is a 2:2 honours degree (or above) in law or cognate discipline. Candidates with relevant experience are also encouraged to apply. IELTS English Language requirement of at least 6.5 (with 6.0 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Assessment methods

All LLM modules are assessed by a combination of coursework and examination, with an equal weighting of 50% normally given to each component in the final total assessment.

Fees

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

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