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International Mineral Law and Policy

University of Dundee

12 months
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19900 GBP/year
8350 GBP/year
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In the International Mineral Law and Policy LLM from University of Dundee you will study the ways in which the minerals industry is evolving and examine the regulatory and contractual environment around this sector

Overview

Overview

On this International Mineral Law and Policy LLM from University of Dundee you will study how the minerals industry is changing quickly as environmental and sustainability concerns grow and understand how the industry previously worked and how it will move towards a sustainable future.

You'll examine the regulatory and contractual environment surrounding the minerals industry. You will learn about how mining rights are granted, the production process, and decommissioning.

You will also study the choices facing governments and companies, and look at how governments can enforce changes to out-dated practices to improve environmental and sustainability performance.

Mining projects create all sorts of regulatory issues, ranging from illegal mining to social and economic impacts. You will learn about the stages of the industry, including recognising the changing place of minerals in the world economy.

You will also learn about:

  • the ways investors allocate risk over the long term
  • the nature of mining rights
  • the regulatory and contractual model surrounding a mining project
  • mineral economics and options for mineral taxation
  • social, environmental, and sustainability issues surrounding mining projects
  • dispute avoidance and resolution

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:

  • government
  • tax authorities
  • international and national mining companies
  • state mining companies
  • minerals trading companies
  • international organisations and non-governmental organisations

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Mining Law from a Global Perspective
  • Mineral Resources Policy and Economics
  • International Mining Transactions and ESG Standards
  • Downstream Energy Law and Policy
  • Analytical Tools for Energy Economics
  • Financial and Project Analysis of Natural Resources and Energy Ventures

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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