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Posted May 4, 2017

Top 10 LLMs in Energy Law in the UK and Europe

Energy Law Master of LawsAn LLM in Energy Law will open up the energy industries, such as oil and gas exploration, or governmental regulation to you.

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Many courses are aimed at those already in the industry, but some are not and most courses require either an undergraduate law degree or substantial work experience. And don’t forget that if you need help funding your LLM in Energy Law we have Global LLM Study Bursaries worth £500 each towards your tuition fees.

Here’s our rundown (in alphabetical order) of 10 of the best LLMs in Energy Law:*

University College London – LLM

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time or up to 5 years on a flexible basis.
Cost: £16,610 total for UK and EU students / £26,160 total for international students.
What you will study: Modules at UCL include International Energy Law, Introduction to the Law of the Sea and Law and Policy of Climate Change.

Queen Mary University of London – LLM in Energy and Natural Resource Law

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time.
Cost: £15,950 total fees for all UK and EU students / £23,950 total fees for all international students.
What you will study: Students at QMUL are prepared for work in Energy Law such as taking up a position at exploration companies and governmental regulators.

KU Leuven & University of Malta – LLM in Energy, Environmental and Climate Change Law

Duration: 1 year full time.
Cost: €6,000 for all students.
What you will study: This Master of Laws is offered on a collaborative basis by the Institute for Environmental and Energy Law (IEEL) of the KU Leuven and the Faculty of Laws of the University of Malta. Here students will gain an understanding of the current weaknesses in international energy law and the difficulties for institutions and politicians dealing with climate change. This course is undertaken in English.

University of Birmingham – LLM in Environmental Energy Law

Duration: 2 and a half years.
Cost: £14,850 total cost for all students.
What you will study: This is an online course that is taught part time. Modules include Oil and Gas Law, Renewable Energy and Climate Change Law, and Law Relating to Nuclear Energy.

University of Groningen – LLM in Energy and Climate Law

Duration: 1 year full time.
Cost: €2,083 for EU students / €15,000 for international students.
What you will study: Students at the University of Groningen in The Netherlands will focus on how the EU influence national energy regulation, how the relationship between the energy industry and the state developed and should energy companies be worried about climate change. This course is conducted in English.

University of Aberdeen – LLM Energy Law with Dissertation

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time.
Cost: £10,000 total fees for full or part-time study for UK and EU students / £19,000 total fees for full or part-time study for international students.
What you will study: There are different options for study of Energy Law at the University of Aberdeen allowing students to specialise with professional skills or a dissertation. Students focus on problem-solving and policy-making in the energy industries.

City, University of London – LLM International Energy Law and Regulation

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time.
Cost: £12,000 for full-time study and £6,000 per year part time for UK and EU students / £17,000 full time and £8,500 per year part time for international students.
What you will study: Students at City, University of London will gain an understanding of how public bodies govern and regulate the energy sectors and how private organisations operate and trade energy resources.

CEPMLP University of Dundee – LLM Energy Law and Policy

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 to 5 years by distance learning.
Cost: £7,650 total cost for UK and EU students / £18,150 total cost for international students.
What you will study: Focusing on the regulation and policy making of the energy industries this course at CEPMLP (Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy) at the University of Dundee is aimed at those already working in Energy Law.

University of Stirling – LLM in International Energy and Environmental Law

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time.
Cost: £7,000 total fees for UK and EU students / £16,950 total fees for international students.
What you will study: This course at the University of Stirling focusses on environmental law, investment law, economics, and energy management and aims to equip students to work in a variety of fields including academic study, NGOs, Environmental organisations and within the Energy Industries.

University of Reading – LLM International Commercial Law with Energy Law and Natural Resources

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time.
Cost: £7,735 total fees for all UK and EU students / £16,450 total fees for all international students.
What you will study: This LLM at the University of Reading in the UK focuses on how climate change regulation is affecting the energy industry and the impact of regulation on dispute resolution in the energy industry.

*SOURCES: GUARDIAN LEAGUE TABLES 2020 & TOP UNIVERSITIES LEAGUE TABLES 

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