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University of Aberdeen: Energy and Environmental Law with Professional Skills

Institution University of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Law View department profile
Web http://www.abdn.ac.uk/law
Email pgadmissions@abdn.ac.uk
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught

Summary

This unique Master’s examines both energy and environmental law and the ways in which they directly impact each another. During your studies, you’ll gain a valuable insight into this fast-developing, highly topical industry, and form a solid basis to forge a successful career in this field.

Tapping into the growing need for lawyers with interdisciplinary knowledge, this programme will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to operate effectively at the intersection of energy and environmental matters. Our programme produces lawyers that understand how environmental law affects the energy industry in its physical, technical, economic and political context. As growing energy demand coincides with the need to move away from fossil fuel dependence, law has a central role to play in enabling the shift to low carbon energy whilst maintaining energy security and the transition to environmentally sustainable economic development.

With a unique choice of energy and environment courses such as Corporate Environmental Liability and Oil and Minerals for Good, you will benefit from an advanced understanding and sharpened critical analysis across many key areas, including the current position of energy and environmental laws and how these might change in the future. The programme covers matters of core interest for policy-makers, not only from an energy and environmental perspective but in all fields that provide the foundation for socio-economic functionality and corporate policy. The courses have been carefully designed collaboratively by teaching staff within the university and a range of key external contacts who have a direct role in the industry. This additional input ensures that the Master’s degree is aligned to industry competencies and needs, and you will benefit from the programme’s specific focus on intensive professional skills courses. The main difference with the LLM Energy and Environmental Law is the replacement of the dissertation with two intensive professional skills exercises.

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University of Aberdeen
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The University of Aberdeen is ranked in the Top 20 UK Universities by the Complete University Guide 2021. 

Law was been taught at the University of Aberdeen when it was founded in 1495. Today, the school is ranked 6 in the UK for law (Complete University Guide 2021), and we are joint 5th for law graduate prospects (CUG 2021).   

We teach a broad cohort of around 1000 undergraduate, postgraduate and research students representing 40 nationalities.  The University has a student population of around 15,000 and a large international community of students drawn from 130 …

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