School of Law

SOLM159 Exploitation of Energy Resources in Disputed Areas (Sem 1)

Module Description

The module on Exploitation of Energy Resources in Disputed Areas is concerned with legal issues arising in connection with exploration and exploitation of energy resources in disputed areas, both on shore and offshore (eg the South China Sea). It aims to provide both a theoretical and practical approach to the analysis of these issues. It will examine the international law relating to such disputes areas and how exploitation can proceed even where agreement on a boundary delimitation cannot be reached.

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Public International Law
  • LLM in Environmental Law
  • LLM in Energy and Natural Resources Law

Mode of Assessment

Final Assessment Exercise

Credits

15 Credits