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International Energy Law and Regulation LLM

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Key information

Gain a powerful knowledge base in the trading and sustainable use of energy resources through this specialist LLM degree. Climate change makes this a prominent area of the global economy and your skills will be valuable to a range of employers.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

You will undertake comprehensive learning in energy law and regulation, energy sources such as oil and gas, and issues around the renewable and low carbon sector.

Our selection of modules cover practical aspects of energy contracts, regulation of the energy sector, geopolitical issues arising from the exploitation of energy and international energy disputes.

If you have an interest in international litigation and dispute resolution, you may study international rules relating to jurisdiction, choice of law and arbitration. Competition law may also be a useful complementary module.

Award

You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Laws (LLM)

Who is this course for?

If you have a dedicated interest in the legal realm of global energy, this programme is ideal. You may currently be anywhere in the world and at any stage of your career.

Our programme can help to accelerate your career in private commercial practice, as in-house counsel in the energy sector, or in policy-oriented roles.

Career

This specialist International Energy Law and Regulation LLM will enhance your prospects for a career in the field.

You will graduate with strong prospects for a career managing civil cases. This might be through litigation, arbitration, negotiation or mediation.

Our aim is for you to be well positioned for legal and non-legal careers. This programme can help to prepare you for careers in:

private practice
in-house at law firms
policy and government
non-governmental organisations
non-legal careers such as dispute resolution.

You may also want to continue your academic studies at The City Law School by enrolling in a PhD.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,570per year

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

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    143 65%

    33rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    91st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%

    98th

    16

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