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The University of Aberdeen

Energy Law with Professional Skills

King's Campus
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Rank: 26 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: King's Campus

Website: http://www.abdn.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2019/09/02

Duration: -

Intl fees: £19800


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Ranking and student feedback

26

The Complete University Guide
19

UKEAS Ranking

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Description

Study this specialised programme in Aberdeen – Europe’s largest energy hub and top 5 UK law school (The Complete University Guide 2019). Designed with inbuilt professional qualifications, you’ll develop a set of highly in-demand skills and the expertise to gain a true competitive advantage in the industry. The LLM Energy Law with Professional Skills offers a practical, highly regarded qualification that includes hands-on learning and job-focused training in lieu of a dissertation. You’ll gain the knowledge and skills required to play a key role in the coming decades as the world seeks to meet growing energy demand and the consequent need for unprecedented levels of investment. You’ll also benefit from structured course content designed to support the development of broader personal and professional competencies. Opportunities to develop concrete, industry-sought skills are incorporated into the degree course and acquired alongside and during the study of Energy Law. For example, intensive case-study based exercises in the fields of project finance and project management add relevance and prominence to your CV, whilst the ability to demonstrate a range of professional skills will further enhance your employability prospects. Our graduates are well-placed to operate in a complex, globalised working environment and are able to progress quickly to leadership roles. The programme's hallmarks include strategically using professionals as adjunct faculty, as well as on-the-ground industry contacts.

Requirements

Entry requirements

Normally, a 2.1 honours degree (or equivalent) in Law will be required to be accepted onto this programme. Relevant practical experience in a related field will also be beneficial.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (5.5 in L/S, 6.0 in R/W)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Aberdeen.

About this university

International students

For students travelling from outside the UK, the International Student Advisors are available to help guide them on a range of issues. This can range from immigration and visas information, non-academic guidance regarding life in the country as well as help on financial matters. They are based within the Student Advice and Support Office and there are also various pages on the website to help with confidential advice and guidance. Students are represented by the Aberdeen University Students' Association (AUSA). It does not operate a traditional students' union arrangement but does operate The Hub, a dining and social centre created in the former central refectory after a refurbishment. There are some 100 clubs and societies for students to get involved with. The AUSA organises these and among them is the Aberdeen University Debater, the oldest organisation founded in 1848. There is also a student newspaper and numerous other arts and media opportunities. Another notable organisation is the Aberdeen Future Fund, a charity that seeks positive relationships from alumni of the university with current students to help prepare for their future. Sports are organised by the Aberdeen University Sports Union and make use of the various facilities around the sites including the fields to the rear of King's College and the Aberdeen Sports Village.

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