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Mining and Energy Law
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)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$37,300.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$37,300.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
Estimated Total/program:
$67,840.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have:

  • (a) a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; 

or

  • (b)(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 65 per cent; 

or

  • (c)(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 65 per cent; and (iii) at least two years of relevant professional experience; 

or

  • (d)(i) completed 24 points of the Graduate Diploma in Mining and Energy Law or the Graduate Diploma in Natural Resources Law of this University*; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.

Note: *Credit for units completed in this course will only be given if the course is not conferred.

English requirements

  • Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent
    • Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language
  • GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)
    • Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.
    • Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.
    • Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).
  • TOEFL (paper-based)
    • 570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5
    • Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)
  • IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score)
    • 82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading
  • IELTS (Academic)
    • 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
    • C pass
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
    • B grade
  • CELT Bridging Course
    • Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic)
    • Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections, 59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.
    • The Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other requirements

Higher English scores are required for admission to higher degrees in some faculties at UWA:

  • Law: overall IELTS of 7.5, with a minimum score of 7.5 for reading and writing and a minimum of 7.0 for speaking and listening.
  • Education: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Dentistry: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Business: overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

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.

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  • Management consultant
  • Policy analyst
  • Policy and planning manager.

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