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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law

The course builds upon our considerable expertise in this area and has been designed in response to the growing significance of legal issues surrounding the oil, gas and mining industry.

It will provide you with the foundations for a future career or further postgraduate (MPhil/PhD) study in most aspects of the regulatory and commercial world, as they relate to the international energy industry, with a specific focus on the petroleum and mining sectors of this burgeoning area of economic activity.

Why choose this course?

  • Gain a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in this specialist and expanding area of Law.
  • Gain an appreciation of the Oil, Gas and Mining industries in their global economic context.
  • Benefit from our expertise in Oil, Gas and Mining as well as the complementary fields of International Trade and Commercial law.
  • Choose a study route that suits you with full-time, part-time and distance learning options available.
  • Attend an International Summer School with the opportunity to explore Law in a European context.

What you'll study

This course will provide you with a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in the area, with a particular focus on the Environmental Law and Investment Law aspects of the oil, gas and mining industries. It also draws on our strengths in International Trade and Commercial Law, which will help you gain an appreciation of the oil, gas and mining industries in their global economic context.

Assessment

In each case modules are assessed through one piece of course work. This usually takes the form of a problem- or essay-style question, but will vary by module. You can submit and receive feedback on assessments over the course of each module.

Your dissertation will be assessed through a research based written assignment of 12,000 words. The topic that you choose for your dissertation should be relevant to the c

Your future career

The taught modules on the LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law provide students with the foundations for a future career or further study in most aspects of the regulatory and commercial world as they relate to the international energy industry, with a specific focus on the petroleum and mining sectors of this burgeoning area of economic activity.

Career development is an integral part of the programme and our careers team run a series of workshops where you can identify methods and strategies to enable you to pursue your career goals.

Due to the School's excellent reputation within the legal profession, our graduates are highly sought-after and recognised for the depth and relevance of their knowledge.

ourse specialism and the chosen title will be subject to approval by the Course Leader.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

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

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

With placements and work experience opportunities, as well as tailored employability support, NTU is focused on the future success of its students.
Students and staff from over 160 countries make NTU's community diverse and dynamic, offering a global experience for all students.
Prestigious, competitive scholarships are available, worth up to half the tuition fee.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 104 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    113 50%

    60th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    65th

    32
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    30th

    12

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