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Flexible structure of the IBT LLM program permits students to structure their coursework with respect to individual interests and goals.

A student may pursue a concentration within the IBT LLM curriculum by selecting at least 4 courses that fall into a clearly defined category, either from a previously approved list or with permission of the Program Director. (Please note: this concentration will not appear on student’s official academic records given by the Registrar).

The program will recognize concentrations (unofficial) in the following categories: International Environmental and Natural Resources Law; Trade and Investment Law; Intellectual Property Law.

Elective courses approved for the International Environmental and Natural Resources Law concentration:

- International and Comparative Mining Law

- International and Comparative Petroleum Law

- Renewable Energy Law

- Oil and Gas Law

- International Environmental Law

- Negotiating Natural Resource Agreements

- Renewable Energy for 21st Century: Law, Policy and Markets

- Comparative Environmental Law

- Sustainable Development and International Trade

Elective courses approved for the Trade and Investment Law concentration:

- International Trade Law

- International Sales

- International Mergers and Acquisitions

- International Investments

- Sustainable Development and International Trade

Elective courses approved for the Intellectual Property concentration:

- Introduction to Intellectual Property

- Patent Law

- Trademark Law

- Protecting IP in International Transactions