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LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law

Course Description

Our LLM in Oil, Gas and Mining Law 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.

This new course will provide you with a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in the area, with a particular focus on the environmental law and investment law aspects of the oil, gas and mining industries.

It also draws on our strengths in international trade and commercial law, which will help you gain an appreciation of the oil, gas and mining industries in their global economic context.

You will complete six taught modules and an independently researched and written dissertation, under the supervision of an expert academic. In addition to four core modules you will also select two option modules from other subject areas.

Scholarships are available, visit: http://www.ntu.ac.uk/scholarshipsnls for details.

Visit the LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law page on the Nottingham Trent University website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Davy Jambo

4814.jpg The curriculum of my chosen LLM programme covers a blend of legal and regulatory frameworks which underpin the oil, gas and mining industry. I believe the knowledge I gain this year will equip me with relevant legal expertise on the environmental and investment aspects of the extractive industry, so I will be able to assist the Malawian government in developing efficient fiscal systems in order to capture the dire needed foreign currency whilst ensuring accountability and transparency.

It has been a valuable learning experience to study in a law school with lecturers who are dedicated to their fields and who are keen to impart their knowledge to students in order for them to apply theory to realistic scenarios.

As a result of my postgraduate study my career plans have changed. I would now like to complete doctoral research upon the completion of my LLM, and after obtaining a PhD, I would like to return to my home country and hold a faculty position in a university in Malawi.


Masters in Law (LLM) Scholarships - 5 Awards

The scholarships are competitive and applicants must complete an application form addressing the selection criteria. The final closing date is 22 June 2016. For successful applicants the scholarship award (up to half tuition fee) will be deducted from their course fee at the start of the academic year. Application form, terms and conditions and further details are available on our web page: http://www.ntu.ac.uk/scholarshipsnlsA separate scholarship sheme exists for our GDL, LPC and BPTC courses. Details are on the scholarship webpage: http://www.ntu.ac.uk/scholarshipsnls

Value of Scholarship(s)

Up to half tuition fees


These competitive scholarships are available for Home/EU students. Applicants must have been offered a place on the Nottingham Law School LLM before they apply for a scholarship.

Application Procedure

Applicants must complete an application form and return it to the university before the nominated date in 2016. Full details are available on our web page: http://www.ntu.ac.uk/scholarshipsnls

Further Information


Entry Requirements

You will need a good degree in Law (minimum 2.2) or an honours degree in another discipline, plus either the CPE (Common Professional Examination) or GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law) conversion qualification. Applicants with previous legal training or other experience appropriate to the LLM they wish to take will be considered on an individual basis. APL is available; please contact us for further details.

Course Fees

2017 entry: UK/EU: £6,500 FT, £3,250 PT per year, £3,250 DL; International: £12,900 FT, £6,450 PT per year, £3,250 DL

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