|Prerequisites for Module|
Aims of Module
To develop the student’s knowledge and understanding of the principal legal and regulatory concepts and arrangements at the UK, EU and international levels; and the relationship between energy and the environment, sustainable development, climate change law and policy.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Critically appraise and discuss the structure of the energy sector legal and regulatory matrix.|
||Recognise, discuss & justify the main legal & policy developments in energy sector.|
||Critically evaluate the effect of these developments on the energy sector. |
Indicative Module Content
An overview and general understanding will be given of:
1. Principal legal and regulatory arrangements at the UK, EU and international level;
2. The roles of the stakeholders and key players in the energy industry;
3. The relationship between energy, environment, sustainable development, climate change law and policy;
4. The key current legal and regulatory frameworks for the energy sub- sectors; and
5. The international agenda on energy issues.
|Indicative Student Workload|
|Full Time||Part Time||Blended Learning|
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Mode of Delivery
This module is based on lecture notes, other recommended reading and problem exercises available on the module's Moodle page and through face-to-face class sessions.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,2,3|
Component 1 will be assessed by essay coursework (100% of overall grade).
|1.||BARTON, B. et al., 2006. Regulating energy and natural resources. Oxford: Oxford University Press. e-book|
|2.||CAMERON, P., ed., 2005. Legal aspects of EU energy regulation: implementing the new directives on electricity and gas across Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press.|
|3.||GOLDTHAU, A., 2013 The handbook of global energy policy. John Wiley and Sons. e-book|
OGEL - Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence;
Journal of Land, Resources & Environmental Law;
Journal of World Energy Law & Business;
Renewable Energy Law and Policy Review