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International Energy Law and Policy (LLM)Main Site
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Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2022/01/01
Duration: 12 months
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Study how government decisions on the provision of energy are structured and enforced. You'll learn about how the rules and agreements link together to access energy and take it to the consumer.This course focuses on electricity and gas, with options to study hydrocarbon production. You'll examine how energy is regulated, the legal structure of electricity and gas industries, and the liberalisation of energy markets.You will learn about the pressures of energy transition (using gas as a bridge to more renewable power), energy disputes and dispute resolution, and the influences of environmental standards between different countries.You'll also study:The international and domestic dimensions of electricity and gas as markets integrateRegulatory controls over energy markets and the space for government interventionThe interaction of long term contracts and short term marketsThe allocation of risk between producers / generators and suppliersProject financing of energy venturesHow governments get what they want as private investors provide the serviceThe mechanisms to pass through costs or impose subsidiesYou do not need to be a lawyer to take this course.CEPMLP has been a global voice of energy law and policy since 1977. We are now working towards the transition to low-carbon economies worldwide. With over 6,000 postgraduate alumni from more than 50 countries, we prepare our graduates for high–profile careers in the public and private sectors.
You should have the equivalent to a UK Honours degree, preferably at 2:1 level or above. Candidates with a 2:2 degree may also apply. Preferred degree disciplines are Law, Economics, Geology, Petroleum or Mining Engineering, Finance. Work experience in the energy/natural resources industry is an advantage, though it is not a strict requirement for admission to the MSc.
IELTS: 6.0 (5.5 in each)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for The University of Dundee.
About this university
For students travelling from outside the UK, the International Advice Service is available to help them with all aspects of the transition. They offer confidential advice and help on matters such as immigration and visas, working during and after studies as well as community group information and links to international hospitality schemes. There is support for international families as well as arranging cultural and social events during the year aimed primarily at international students. They are based in the Enquiry Centre on Campus Green or via email. Students are represented by the University's Student Representative Council while the Students Association organises the societies, clubs and organisations outside the classroom. It is unusual because it isn't a member of the National Union of Students due to cost and political considerations. The union is based in Airlie Place, at the centre of the main campus and has a bar, nightclub and refectory on site. There are 42 clubs associated with the Sports Union at the university and these have annual award ceremonies as well as an annual Ball. A multi-million pound redevelopment saw a number of new facilities for sports around the university including the first UK gym with mp3/mp4 compatible personal viewing screens.