This highly-regarded Master’s degree has proved a passport to career success for our many alumni now working at senior level for government and industry around the world. We now offer ‘blended learning’ to study online at your own pace guided by recognised academic and industry experts, with a summer programme on campus to develop your professional skills.
Your expertise, contacts and career prospects will grow as you become equipped with the intellectual, critical and practical knowledge and skills fundamental to practicing as a trained professional in this field.
The University is at the forefront of researching many novel inceptions of policy and regulation as the industry evolved in the UK and globally. You’ll gain from this depth of expertise, decades of experience and influence in Europe’s energy hub, and strong ongoing links with the industry and its regulators.
You’ll be immersed in the grounding concepts of current oil and gas law and gain a broad education required for the legal management of oil and gas exploration and production, learning from leading experts who advise government and the industry. Studying within a flexible structure at a pace that suits you, you’ll gain a comprehensive overview of the range of issues arising within this dynamic and hugely significant area of law.
Our teaching promotes the contextual thinking that enables you to gain a deeper, more forward-thinking understanding about the industry and how the law works around it. We explore the many different viewpoints and needs of the industry, from the state discovering the oil or gas, to the industry experts drilling for it, and the ecosystem that needs support and protection.
Through the summer professional skills programme, you’ll gain indispensable experience in how to negotiate, present to a board and draft effective briefings.