MSc/LLM On Campus Online

Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy Law

12 months
13720 GBP/year
6000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy Law degree offered at the Robert Gordon University provides an opportunity to critically assess key legal and contractual aspects including: licensing, contracts, M&A, environmental and renewable energy of the global Energy and Oil and Gas sectors, both in the UK and leading international regions.


The course covers basic legal concepts in depth before building on this knowledge by moving onto specific energy, oil and gas law content. You will develop key transferable legal skills to drive your career further and on successful completion you will be able to understand and deal with some of the main energy legal issues in the industry.

The Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy Law course from Robert Gordon University is suitable for those with legal qualifications or with considerable experience in Oil and Gas or Energy.

Job Prospects

This LLM/MSc Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy Law course will enhance your legal skills for a stronger employability profile within the oil and gas and energy industry.

There is an increasing need for knowledge of the legal technicalities that affect the industry today. Master's level qualifications are highly regarded in any professional or academic sector and are keys to career advancement, the oil and gas industry is no exception.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Environmental Aspects Of Oil And Gas Law
  • Energy Law And Policy
  • Legal Aspects Of Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Maritime Law
  • Renewable Energy Issues
  • Dispute Resolution in Oil and Gas Contracting
  • Oil And Gas Contract Law
  • Oil and Gas Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines are agreed for individual courses. Make sure you apply in time to be sure of your chance of a place.


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold a  a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject discipline.
  • Applicants with relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13720 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13720 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

FT Online  

  • £9,620
PT Distance 
  • £3,600 Stage 1&2
  • £2,420 Dissertation 
International FT Online
  • £10,330 

PT Online 

  • £3,870 Stage 1&2
  • £2,590 Dissertation 

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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