LL.M. On Campus

The Low Carbon Just Transition

University of Dundee

12 months
19900 GBP/year
8350 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Explore disclosure, transparency, and ethics in the energy sector, and learn how to navigate societal issues while working towards a low-carbon economy through this LLM The Low Carbon Just Transition from University of Dundee.


Governments and industry are working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and these efforts present both risks and opportunities. Rapidly developing international and national regulatory regimes create legal complexities, and this LLM The Low Carbon Just Transition from University of Dundee will help you to navigate these.

You'll study regulatory and environmental issues, infrastructure, and project finance, which will give you an understanding of emissions trading and renewable energy markets.

Examine the role of international and national law, looking at the legislative and policy steps that countries are putting in place to help achieve climate change, and drive the transition to a sustainable energy system worldwide.

You will learn about the key societal issues that are a feature of the energy sector globally.  Such issues include jobs, disclosure and transparency, ethics and equality, and how we can achieve a just transition to a low-carbon economy.


You could go on to work in:

  • international and national oil and gas companies
  • utilities, transmission system operators, and regulators
  • international organisations, government and ministries
  • banks and insurance companies
  • law firms

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Energy and Climate Science, Policy and Litigation
  • Just Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy 
  • Legal Framework for International Project Finance
  • Analytical Tools for Energy Economics
  • Financial and Project Analysis of Natural Resources and Energy Ventures
  • International Petroleum Law and Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


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

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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