Master of Laws in Oil and Gas (LLM-OG)

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Advent/September, Easter/January, Trinity/May – Modular at Kampala Campus

In addition to the other University admission requirements for undergraduate Programmes, one of the following categories will allow admission to this course:
• (a) Undergraduate degree with minimum second class lower (2:2) grade;
• (b) Pass degree with at least five years experience of relevant experience
• (c) Post-graduate Diploma.
Additionally, non-English speaking applicants may be required to do an English proficiency test.

15 months including research project, with a maximum of four years to complete Pro-gramme

This Master’s Programme developed by the Faculty of Law at UCU focuses on developing knowledge of the key issues in the emerging oil and gas industry. Beyond this, this post-graduate degree also aims to increase analytical and research skills in terms of information analysis relating to legal, economic and environmental problems concerned with the oil and gas industry as well as to allow students to gain exposure to a multidisciplinary learning environment.

Course topics include: sources of oil, oil and gas regulations, energy law and policy, oil and gas contracting, project financing of natural resource and energy, petroleum resources taxation, environmental aspects of oil and gas and international arbitration, among others.

Graduates of this Programme will be qualifi ed to practice law in sectors related to issues in the emerging oil and gas industry. These include but are not limited to determining ownership for the right to mine oil and gas, conditions minors have to follow, and regulations governing harvesting of these resources.