You will learn about a wide range of legal considerations across the mining, energy and resources sector, as well as gaining the necessary technical knowledge, such as how petroleum is produced or how iron ore is mined. You will benefit from a comprehensive and multifaceted understanding of the industry.
The Master of Resources and International Commercial Law from The University of Western Australia is available for law and non-law graduates and is ideal for those looking to expand their knowledge of or seek a new career in the mining, energy and natural resources sector. Topics covered may include international investment in mineral resources, oil and gas law (locally and globally), corporate governance in the resources sector, climate change, agreements, project developments, mining law, environmental law and more.
This course prepares you for a career in the mining, energy and resources sector. For students with a prior non-law undergraduate degree, the Master of Resources and International Commercial Law provides useful knowledge of the law and valuable understanding of important legal considerations relating to large-scale resources-related projects. Students who have a prior law degree (as well as the necessary Practical Legal Training) may use the complementary knowledge gained in this course to act as Special Counsel/Executive Counsel in resources companies.
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- Foundations of Law and Legal Institutions
- International Sales Law
- Intersections of Law, Policy and Government
- Energy Agreements: Oil and Gas, Alternative Energy and Sustainability
- Resource Taxation
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Start date - Throughout the year
DisciplinesInternational Law Commerce View 38 other Masters in International Law in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- a bachelor's degree in a cognate area, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; or
- a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; and (iii) at least two years of relevant professional experience.
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International40900 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 40900 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
- Domestic commonwealth supported 8,825.24 AUD
Living costs for Perth
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.