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International Natural Resources Law and Policy (Distance Learning) LLM

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Online/Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    MAY-21, SEP-21, JAN-22, MAY-22

  • Duration

    60 months

Course summary

This is a broad-based course, concerned with the fundamentals of all natural resources and energy. Governments are constantly making decisions about the interaction of resources and energy, such as how much oil, coal, or gas to use. You will study the individual sectors and examine the options that governments face.

You'll learn about the rules and regulations surrounding hydrocarbon and minerals production, together with gas and power downstream sectors.

You will also study:

  • the nature of petroleum and mining rights
  • regulatory and contractual structures surrounding projects
  • how governments gain revenue from resources through taxation and ownership
  • environmental and sustainability issues in natural resources
  • dispute avoidance and resolution

You will have the option to study energy and resource economics, energy financing, or dispute settlement modules, depending on your own interests.

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

Careers:

You could go on to work in:

  • government
  • policy development
  • international and national oil, mining, or energy companies
  • state resource and energy companies
  • energy trading companies
  • international organisations and non-governmental organisations

Application deadline

01 May 2022

Tuition fees

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University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    31st

  • 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%

    6th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    32nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    27th

    37
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    176 80%

    12th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    20th

    14

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