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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

With this MSc Oil and Gas programme you will gain a practice-focused approach leading to employability prospects in the oil and gas industry.

An interdisciplinary approach combining Law and Business, MSc Oil and Gas constitutes a range of modules, including some led by the Henley Business School. It takes a practice-focused approach, giving you links with employers and opportunities to gain real-world experience.

You will develop insights on the legal and regulatory aspects raised in this dynamic industry, boosting your employability prospects in a range of oil and gas industries: states, government agencies, international courts and tribunals, multinational corporations, law firms looking for individuals with advanced knowledge of the sector, academic and many more.

This course studies the combination of legal, environmental and economic considerations which lie at the heart of the oil and gas industry. Modules can be chosen from the School of Law, School of Economics, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, Henley Business School and the School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science. You will enhance your knowledge of the oil and gas industry and improve your employability not only for law firms active in these industries but also for in-house legal teams.

Application deadline

01 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,100per 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 Reading

  • University League Table

    36th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 104 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    126 56%

    42nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    45th

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    33rd

    14

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