LLM Transnational Oil, Gas and Energy Law

University of Derby Online Learning

Program Description

LLM Transnational Oil, Gas and Energy Law

University of Derby Online Learning

LLM Transnational Oil, Gas and Energy Law

Our LLM Transnational Oil, Gas and Energy Law provides the only integrated and complete study of the complex legal relationships that define the sector.

All of the learning materials and approaches have been designed exclusively for this programme by our experts in online legal education. The award-winning team* is one of the longest-established and most effective providers of online LLMs in the UK, also recognised for their expertise in supporting work-based and inter-professional learning.

Transferable Skills and Effective Leadership

Our mission is to make you a highly effective specialist, capable of operating in a transnational context. This dynamic course will equip you with the transferable skills that are crucial to effective leadership, such as negotiation, critical drafting, problem solving and dispute resolution.

This course exclusively focuses on a comprehensive understanding of the practical aspects of oil and gas law. It’s principal concern is to develop practical skills and deep understanding of how to resolve the challenges posed by national authorities to oil, gas and energy production. The background of international law and regulation is also addressed in a relevant and contemporary way.

More than the traditional LLM

Using our unique skills-based approach, you will build networks as you strengthen your knowledge in an applied context. You will have the opportunity to acquire a mastery of legal principles and processes at the cutting edge of oil and gas law practice in a timely and cost effective way. You can choose to gain your qualification in bite-sized awards, built around practical application or more traditional LLM study through certificate, diploma and dissertation.

Studying online gives you the flexibility to develop your skills and expertise alongside your career, allowing you to design a personal study plan to suit your needs and requirements. You will be required to work to semester/term-time deadlines with the support of our expert online tutors and dedicated customer support team.

This course is offered in partnership with Informa Professional Academy.

Personal support from expert online tutors

Designed to work with you as you engage in your professional activities, this course also enables you to step outside of your daily concerns to develop real levels of specialism such as practical application of energy law, application of economics. A particular strength is the personal support that is provided to you by expert online tutors and the integration of legal knowledge into practical activities drawn from real-world problems. An intrinsic part of your online learning will be the opportunity to discuss and debate course related subjects through online discussion forums and interactive classrooms.

Is this course right for me?

As a postgraduate qualification, it is aimed at those who have previous qualifications or significant experience in law – e.g.

  • private practice lawyers in oil, gas and energy law or those lawyers hoping to specialise in these areas
  • in-house lawyers from the upstream and downstream oil, gas and energy sectors
  • non-legal professionals working in the oil gas and energy sectors, in particular finance, business development, licensing, procurement, taxation, distribution, renewables, compliance, environmental positions, operations, as well as project managers, contract managers and company secretaries.

It offers the flexibility to allow those currently directly engaged in the oil and gas industry to use their experience and gain credit for applying knowledge to their working context.

You can study the LLM to Postgraduate Certificate level (7 months),Postgraduate Diploma level (12 months) or complete the full LLM (18 months).

Last updated January 6, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2017
2 - 3 years
Part time
7,650 GBP
Start date Feb. 2017
United Kingdom
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Duration 2 - 3 years
Price 7,650 GBP
for UK/EU/Overseas