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International Energy Law and Policy

University of Dundee

12 months
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19900 GBP/year
8350 GBP/year
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Examine how energy is regulated, the legal structure of the electricity and gas industries, energy disputes, and their resolution with this LLM International Energy Law and Policy from University of Dundee.

Overview

Overview

At this LLM International Energy Law and Policy from University of Dundee you will study how government decisions on the provision of energy are structured and enforced. You'll learn about how the rules and agreements link together to access energy and take it to the consumer.

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.

CEPMLP has been a global voice of energy law and policy since 1977. We are now working towards the transition to low-carbon economies worldwide. With over 6,000 postgraduate alumni from more than 50 countries, we prepare our graduates for high–profile careers in the public and private sectors.

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

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Downstream Energy Law and Policy
  • Legal Framework for International Project Finance
  • International Regulation of the Energy Sector
  • Analytical Tools for Energy Economics
  • Dissertation
  • International Petroleum Law and Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree in Law, Economics, Finance, Geology, Petroleum, or Mining Engineering at lower second class or above
  • Consideration will also be given to applicants with other academic backgrounds who explain clearly their motivation for undertaking the relevant LLM, outlining any relevant legal work experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8350 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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