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LLM International Energy Law and Policy

University of Dundee

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

You do not need to be a lawyer to take this course.

Careers:

You could go on to work in:

  • international and national energy companies
  • state electricity and gas companies
  • government energy ministry
  • regulatory authorities in energy
  • policy development
  • regulation and regulatory compliance
  • banks and insurance companies
  • international organisations and non-governmental organisations
  • law firms
  • advisory or consultancy firms
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Requirements

Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
1 year

Duration

Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time