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LS502H: DECOMMISSIONING OF OFFSHORE INSTALLATIONS: REGULATORY ASPECTS (2017-2018)

Last modified: 27 Feb 2018 18:35


Course Overview

The course provides students with a comprehensive overview of the means by which the law seeks to regulate the decommissioning of offshore installations.  The course will approach this issue from the perspective of international, domestic and comparative law and will also involve a critical appraisal of whether the current UK law is appropriate from a policy perspective, or in need of reform.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Greg Gordon

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

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

  • Either Master Of Science In Decommissioning (Studied) or Independent Subject Study In Decommissioning (On Campus)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course provides students with a comprehensive overview of the means by which the law seeks to regulate the decommissioning of offshore installations.  The course will approach this issue from the perspective of international, domestic and comparative law and will also involve a critical appraisal of whether the current UK law is appropriate from a policy perspective, or in need of reform.


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: Comparison essay (40%); Multiple choice questionnaire (20%); Short answers (20%); Viva/Presentation (30%).

Resit: any student failing the course overall will be offered a resit on all elements of the assessment.  Students may elect to carry forward the mark from any previous element of assessment.  Thus for example a student who attained a very strong mark in the coursework and failed the exam badly may choose to carry forward the coursework grade and resit the exam, and vice versa.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Written feedback will provided on all coursework.  Feedback will be made available upon the examination on request. 

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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