International Energy Law and Policy

Examine how energy is regulated, the legal structure of the electricity and gas industries, energy disputes, and their resolution

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Key Facts

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Degree

LLM (Hons) International Energy Law and Policy

Degree Duration

12 months

Pathways Available

Pre-Master's

15 months :

3 months pathway + 1 year degree

18 months :

6 months pathway + 1 year degree

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Start Dates

January | September

Degree Overview

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 integrate
Regulatory controls over energy markets – and the space for government intervention
The interaction of long term contracts and short term markets
The allocation of risk between producers / generators and suppliers
project financing of energy ventures
How governments get what they want as private investors provide the service
The mechanisms to pass through costs or impose subsidies

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Important
  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Completing this course means you can work in:international and national energy companiesstate electricity and gas companiesgovernment energy ministryregulatory authorities in energypolicy developmentregulation and regulatory compliancebanks and insurance companiesinternational organisations and non-governmental organisationslaw firmsadvisory or consultancy firms

The University of Dundee is in the top 10 LLMs for Energy Law

“1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK for Law”Guardian University Guide 2020

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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International Student Fees

You can find the applicable international student course fee for your chosen pathway study route listed below.

Study Route Tuition Fees (2022-23) Tuition Fees (2023-2024)
International Stage One (IS1) From £12,995 From £12,995
International Stage Two (IS2) From £19,995.00 From £19,995.00
Pre-Master’s (PM) From £10,995.00 From £10,995.00
Please note: There is an additional £200 administration fee payable to Oxford International. Stated fees do not include tuition applicable for your degree course continued at Dundee University.

Scholarships at Dundee

Students at the International College may be considered for a number of Scholarships that are part of the University of Dundee Scholarship offerings, such as the Global Citizenship Scholarship which awards students up to £5,000 per year of study. Another award is the ICD Progressing with Excellence Scholarship which recognises academic achievement while studying at the International College and awards up to £6,000 per year of study.

These scholarships are awarded for the University of Dundee period of study. Other Scholarships may be available for the ICD period of study, and you should contact your agent or Oxford International regional representative for full details of these.

For more information on scholarships available to ICD students visit the ICD Scholarships page.

Oxford International offers a number of scholarship opportunities for students applying for an academic course under the Core Scholarship. The scholarships are targeted at different regions around the world, awards range from partial contribution towards tuition fees to awards covering part or full pathway course fees at the international college.

Please note you’ll have to apply for the Core Scholarship and only a selection of students will be awarded.  For more information on the scholarships we offer to international students please contact us.

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.

 

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