This course is designed to respond to the demand for professionals in the vibrant oil and gas industry.
This course studies the combination of legal, environmental and economic considerations which lie at the heart of the oil and gas industry. Modules can be chosen from the School of Law, School of Economics, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, Henley Business School and the School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science. You will enhance your knowledge of the oil and gas industry and improve your employability not only for law firms active in these industries but also for in-house legal teams.
WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?
Modules include: -Oil and Gas Contract Law -Legal Issues in Oil and Gas -Comparative Oil and Gas Policy -Climate Change Policy and Governance
Please note that all modules are subject to change.
A postgraduate law degree will open many doors not only in specialised areas of employment, such as law firms, European and intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), but also in academia (with further postgraduate study), the media (journalism and broadcasting), the civil service, and other branches of public service.
Graduates from our LLM course have gone on to work for various national and international law firms, as lawyers and as in-house legal counsel for large multinational companies in the UK and abroad, as well as international organisations and NGOs. A good proportion of our recent graduates are working with the European Union, the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the International Police (INTERPOL), amongst others.
I chose the University of Reading because of its unique reputation and location. As a student here, you are not only taught by some of the most renowned professors and scholars in the field of law, but you are also surrounded by some of the brightest students from all over the world. This helps create a dynamic community that seeks to both challenge as well as support you.
You are normally required to have a good undergraduate Honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). If you have other qualifications and a number of years' relevant work experience then you also be eligible to apply. Standard requirement is a 2:1 or higher in an undergraduate degree. However, our participants come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit.
Recipient: University of Reading
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