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LS501D: OIL AND MINERALS FOR GOOD (2017-2018)

Last modified: 27 Feb 2018 12:50


Course Overview

The course examines the relationship between law, energy and natural resources, ethics, governance and development at the national and international levels on the one hand and variable developmental outcomes, particularly the resource curse phenomenon, on the other hand. The course then proceeds to apply advanced academic and experiential knowledge to formulate the fundamentals for overarching legal frameworks that will enable the good exploitation and development of energy and natural resources, thereby producing enduring benefits for all key stakeholders. 

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Mark Igiehon

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Law (LS) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • Master of Laws in International Law and Strategic Studies (Studied)
  • Diploma in Professional Legal Practice (Studied)
  • Master of Laws in International Law and International Relations (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course will be divided up into two parts: First part will focus on Natural Resource Curse and Responses; Resource Abundance and Economic Growth; Resource Valuation and Entry, Transparency & Accountability; Resource and Project Development Promise; Host Engagement & Development; Institutional Framework & Petroleum Sector Governance; Legacy, Future Generations & Sovereign Funds; New Paradigms for Exploitation and Development of Oil & Minerals for Good The second part will focus on specific subjects of Protection of the Environment; Regulation, Enforcement, Corruption and Malfeasance in Office; Transboundary Litigation Course will the Legal, Economics, Ethics, and Environmental Protection perspectives.


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st attempt: 30% coursework (2500 words) and 70% exam (2 hours). Resit: 100% two hour examination, to be taken at the next diet.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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