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Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy PhD

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Dundee City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Our academics in this field are based within the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), part of the wider School of Social Sciences. To read more, on their research interests and actives.

CEPMLP is at the forefront of education in and for global energy and resource economy. Our academics are engaged in research related to the natural resources industries from multiple viewpoints including economic, legal-regulatory and climate change perspectives.

Law and International Politics research topics includes:

  • The Future of Energy Law and Policy
  • The Just Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy
  • Energy and territorial disputes: politics and international law
  • Liability in the Energy Sector: Oil, Gas and Low Carbon Energy sources
  • Energy Justice in the Energy Sector
  • Law for Developing Energy Infrastructure in the Global South and much more.

Policy and Economics research topics include:

  • Competition, regulation and restructure of energy industries
  • Market dynamics and company strategies in energy industries
  • Commodity pricing and volatility
  • Policy exit. The optimal time to end support programmes
  • Global markets for P2X. Law, policy and economics.
  • Competition and strategic behaviour in electric power markets in Asia, Africa, or the EU
  • Spatial and temporal pricing of electric power in Asia, Africa, or the EU
  • Hydroelectric power and electricity storage in Asia, Africa, or the EU
  • Competition and strategic behaviour in natural gas markets in Asia, Africa, or the EU and much more.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Dundee

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  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 72 11

    11th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    180 85%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    176 80%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%



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