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Master of Mining and Energy Law
Master of Mining and Energy Law

Master of Mining and Energy Law

  • ID:UWA610112
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$39,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$39,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
Estimated Total/program:
$52,130.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—1(a) a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or 

2(a) (i) a bachelor's degree in a cognate area, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; or 

3(a) (i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; and (iii) at least two years of relevant professional experience.

English Requirements

  • Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening 

  • IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)

  • PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.

Course Information

Subject areas include exploration and production of minerals and petroleum in Australia, native title, concepts of sustainability and social license to operate as well as other broad policy objectives. This degree consists of eight units. The compulsory units focus on petroleum law, mining law, corporate governance for resources companies and the agreements used in the petroleum industry. Optional units include international oil and gas law, environmental law, international environmental law, climate change and emissions trading, oil and gas project development law, one unit chosen from the options available for the Master of Commercial and Resources Law and one unit chosen from the options available for the Master of Laws.

CRICOS CODE: 091153G

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Course structure details

Core

Students without a recognised Law degree, take all units from this group (18 points).

  • LAWS4227 Foundations of Law and Legal Institutions (6)

  • LAWS5517 Mining Law (6)

  • LAWS5589 Energy Regulation: Sustainable Oil and Gas and Alternative Energy Production (6)

Core

Students with a recognised Law degree, take all units from this group (12 points).

  • LAWS5517 Mining Law (6)

  • LAWS5589 Energy Regulation: Sustainable Oil and Gas and Alternative Energy Production (6)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This course will appeal to lawyers wanting to move into the mining and energy area and for non-lawyers such as engineers, geologists, marketing professionals, and commercial and finance professionals who wish to develop their skills to advance their careers. While it has a legal focus, this course will assist those wanting to pursue a career related to mining and energy.

  • Management consultant

  • Policy analyst

  • Policy and planning manager.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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