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Oil, Gas and Mining Law, LL.M.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Online
The Oil, Gas and Mining Law course from Nottingham Trent University builds upon our considerable expertise in this area and has been designed in response to the growing significance of legal issues surrounding the oil, gas and mining industry.

About

It will  provide you with the foundations for a future career or further postgraduate (MPhil/PhD) study in most aspects of the regulatory and commercial world, as they relate to the international energy industry, with a specific focus on the petroleum and mining sectors of this burgeoning area of economic activity.

Why choose this course?

  • Gain a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in this specialist and expanding area of Law.
  • Gain an appreciation of the Oil, Gas and Mining industries in their global economic context.
  • Benefit from our expertise in Oil, Gas and Mining as well as the complementary fields of International Trade and Commercial law.
  • Choose a study route that suits you with full-time, part-time and distance learning options available
  • Attend an International Summer School with the opportunity to explore Law in a European context.
  • Scholarships available.
  • Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) awards.

Careers and employability

Your future career

The taught modules on the Oil, Gas and Mining Law course from Nottingham Trent University provide students with the foundations for a future career or further study in most aspects of the regulatory and commercial world as they relate to the international energy industry, with a specific focus on the petroleum and mining sectors of this burgeoning area of economic activity.

Career development is an integral part of the programme and our careers team run a series of workshops where you can identify methods and strategies to enable you to pursue your career goals.

Due to the School's excellent reputation within the legal profession, our graduates are highly sought-after and recognised for the depth and relevance of their knowledge.

Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • International Oil, Gas and Mining Investment Law 
    • Oil, Gas and Mining Investment Law 
    • International Commercial Transactions
    • International Competition Law

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • More details:
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    • Programme intensity Part-time
      • Average part-time duration 24 months
      • Intensity Flexible
      • Part-time variant
        Flexible
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      Online

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:

      83

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    • Minimum required score:

      6.5

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    • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

      176

      C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

      Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

    Academic Requirements

    You need the following GPA score:

    Required score: Lower Second Class

    Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

    Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

    • A good law degree, 2.2 or above.
    • Applicants whose first degree is not Law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study.
    • Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers.

    Getting a Student Visa

    This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      3450 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 3450 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • EU/EEA

      3450 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 3450 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Funding

    All of our Masters in Law (LLMs) qualify for the government's postgraduate loans.
    If you live in England and accept a place on one of our LLMs for 2017 entry, you can apply for a loan of up to £10,280 to help towards course fees and living costs.

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