Master of Laws in International Energy Law and Policy (LLM-IELP)

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In addition to the other University admission requirements for undergraduate programmes, one of the following categories will allow admission to this course:
• All applicants need to have an Undergraduate degree (LLB) with a minimum second lower (2:2) grade.
• Non English speaking applicants may be required to do an English proficiency test before being fully enrolled.

This will be a 24-month programme delivered in 4 semesters. A total of 4 modules will be on offer each semester and the last semester will also include the dissertation. A student will need to pass all modules inclusive of the dissertation to obtain this LLM degree.

The Master of Laws in International Energy Law and Policy (LLM-IELP) programme is intended to introduce students to Policy issues faced by host countries relating to management of the energy sector. It will also teach students the different legal regulatory and policy considerations by host governments in the management of the energy sector. This course will take students through different types of contracts used in the energy sector and the policy considerations behind them.

Examples of courses topics in the programme are: International Energy Law and Policy, International Comparative Contractual Law and Policy, Renewable Energy Law and Policy, Renewable Energy Law and Policy, Energy Economics and Finance, International Arbitration, The Oil and Gas Industry and Petroleum and Natural Resources Taxation.

There are a variety of employment opportunities for graduates of this postgraduate degree including international and national energy companies, state electricity and gas companies, government energy ministry, regulatory authorities in energy, policy development, regulation and regulatory compliance, banks and insurance companies, international organisations and non-governmental organizations, law firms; and advisory or consultancy fi rms.