|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||January 2014, September 2013|
|Credits:|| 60 ECTS |
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus Online|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
MSc/LLM Oil and Gas Law focuses on the main legal issues within todays oil and gas industry.
Aberdeen is the energy capital of Europe and this postgraduate course in Oil and Gas Law, taught at Aberdeen Business School, has been developed to provide graduates with the skillset required in an area of increasing market demand.
It is aimed at oil and gas professionals (lawyers and non-lawyers) from any jurisdiction and is suitable for those with or without legal qualifications. Anyone who wishes to specialise in oil and gas law will also find this course very beneficial.
The course provides the opportunity to critically assess and examine key legal issues in the oil and gas sector, both in the UK and leading areas. On successful completion of the course you will be in a position to understand and deal with some of the main energy legal issues. You will also gain key employability, enterprise and transferable skills.
It can also be studied by the flexible distance learning allowing busy professionals to study at their own pace.
There is an increasing need for knowledge of the legal technicalities that affect the oil industry today. This LLM/Masters Oil and Gas Law course will enhance your ability, professional standing and employability within the oil and gas industry. Masters level qualifications are highly regarded in any professional or academic sector and is key to career advancement, the oil and gas industry is no exception. In addition, there are good prospects for further academic research in the oil and gas law field.
Graduates from law courses at Aberdeen Business School have a record of excellent employment prospects. Many are employed worldwide in all sectors industrial, governmental, technical, administrative, operational or self-employed in companies such as Agip Oil, Halliburton, Amec, Marathon, Schlumberger, Shell, Stolt Offshore, Total and Weatherford.
The module structure on the course is designed to allow the basic legal concepts to be covered in depth before building on this knowledge by moving onto specific oil and gas law content.
Award: MSc/LLM Oil and Gas Law
In Stage 3, you will present a written research proposal for submission. This will normally form the basis for the Masters level dissertation. You will work independently but under tutorial supervision, to undertake the research and prepare the dissertation.
An undergraduate degree in law or a related discipline (usually at honours level) is preferred however relevant experience in the oil and gas sector may be an acceptable alternative where relevant qualifications are lacking.
All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must gain either IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||90|
Aberdeen Business School offers a number of merit scholarships to outstanding students. The scholarship is available to:
This scholarship is open to students undertaking MSc studies relevant to the Oil and Gas industry.
The course has professional accreditation from the Energy Institute. This accreditation is recognition of the high level of quality training and academic expertise provided by on this course.
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test if you come from a non-English speaking country.
Most European Universities recognise the IELTS test.More information on IELTS
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