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International Energy Law and Policy LLM

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Dundee City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

This course focuses on electricity and gas, with options to study hydrocarbon production. You'll examine how energy is regulated, the legal structure of electricity and gas industries, and the liberalisation of energy markets. You will learn about the pressures of energy transition (using gas as a bridge to more renewable power), energy disputes and dispute resolution, and the influences of environmental standards between different countries.

You'll also study:

  • the international and domestic dimensions of electricity and gas as markets integrate
  • regulatory controls over energy markets – and the space for government intervention
  • the interaction of long term contracts and short term markets
  • the allocation of risk between producers / generators and suppliers
  • project financing of energy ventures
  • how governments get what they want as private investors provide the service
  • the mechanisms to pass through costs or impose subsidies

You do not need to be a lawyer to take this course.

Careers:

You could go on to work in:

  • international and national energy companies
  • state electricity and gas companies
  • government energy ministry
  • regulatory authorities in energy
  • policy development
  • regulation and regulatory compliance
  • banks and insurance companies
  • international organisations and non-governmental organisations
  • law firms
  • advisory or consultancy firms

Application deadline

01 September 2021, 17 December 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 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

  • University League Table

    28th

  • 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

    12th out of 71 3

    13th out of 104 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    175 88%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    26th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    19th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    186 83%

    11th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    31st

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    23rd

    3

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