Master of Mining and Energy Laws

The University of Western Australia Faculty of Law

Program Description

Master of Mining and Energy Laws

The University of Western Australia Faculty of Law

Master of Mining and Energy Laws

This  postgraduate master's degree is designed to give legal and non-legal professionals the expertise to pursue careers in the  mining and energy industries through exposure to units focusing on the law applicable to those industries.


Course description

COMMENCING IN 2014. This degree consists of eight units. The compulsory units consist of units focussing 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 (new), 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.                       

Units listed in the course rules are not necessarily available every year. It is advisable to check availability before accepting or applying to defer an offer from the University. The the list of available options is updated in mid November each year.

Enrol early in resource law units such as Mining Law, Oil and Gas Agreements, Australian Oil and Gas Law, International Oil and Gas Law, Water Resources Law and Environmental Protection Law as they are sought after, places may be limited and some units have pre-workshop assignments.

The Graduate Diploma in Law, Graduate Diploma in Energy Law and Graduate Diploma in Commercial Resources articulate with this course.                           


Admission requirements

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

(a) the Bachelor of Laws of this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty, completed to a sufficiently high standard;
or
(b) completion of the units required for the Graduate Diploma in Law of this University with an average mark of at least 60 per cent;
or
(c) completion of the units required for the Graduate Diploma in Energy Law of this University with an average mark of at least 60 per cent;
or
(d) completion of the units required for the Graduate Diploma in Commercial and Resources Law of this University with an average mark of at least 60 per cent;
or
(e) a bachelor's degree with honours in another subject area requiring at least four years of full-time study, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty and completed to a sufficiently high standard.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 5, 2016
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