About the LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law
The course 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.
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.
Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) awards. Email us for details.
99% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2016/17).
LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law Video
In this video David Ong, Professor of International and Environmental Law provides an overview of the LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law covering the broad range of topics covered, the teaching approach on the LLM and why he enjoys teaching on the LLM.
An inaugural lecture by Professor David Ong - 'Regulating Environmental Responsibility for the Transnational Hydrocarbon Industry: Continuing Challenges for International Law'
This lecture traces the legal relationships between States and the private hydrocarbon industry with a view to assessing the capacity for public international law to address these social and environmental harms.