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About

This Commercial and Resources Law course from The University of Western Australia prepares both legal and non-legal professionals with the knowledge and skills needed for a future in the rapidly expanding resources sector. 

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Overview

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 Commercial and Resources Law course 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.

Career Pathways 

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law and Legal Institutions 
  • International Sales Law 
  • Oil and Gas Agreements 
  • International Environmental Law
  • Resource Taxation 
  • International Trade Law
  • International Oil and Gas Law 
  • Mining Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Throughout the year

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 047155D 

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—1(a) a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or 

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39500 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported students: $8,747.06

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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