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Maritime Law

City, University of London

12 months
Duration
18940 GBP/year
13540 GBP/year
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About

The LLM course in Maritime Law from City, University of London will give you the opportunity to acquire and develop the legal knowledge and skills vital to a career in the vibrant and fast growing sphere of Maritime Law.

Overview

Who is it for?

The LLM course in Maritime Law from City, University of London will appeal to students at all stages of their career and from around the world who have an interest in legal practice as it relates to maritime issues. It will enable students with this focus to develop their career in private commercial practice or in-house in this specialised sphere of commercial law.

Objectives

The unique specialist Master of Laws (LLM)  course in Maritime Law provides you with an opportunity to acquire and develop the knowledge and skills for this niche but important field of law. This course is unquestionably one of the more popular specialist programmes for law students at the City Law School. It is taught by academics and practitioners who have years of experience in the field. The emphasis of the programme is on understanding how the law works in relation to matters such as shipping contracts, insurance, admiralty practice, international sale of goods, and commercial arbitration.

Career prospects

It is an important objective of this course to assist individual students who wish to build effective careers in managing and conducting civil cases, whether through litigation, arbitration, negotiation or mediation.

With so much competition for those seeking to enter and develop a career in the legal profession, this Master of Laws (LLM) is designed to provide a depth of understanding and a range of skills that can make a real difference in building your career.

As a graduate of this specialist Master of Laws (LLM) programme you will be well placed to pursue careers in this area of law in private practice, in-house in a law firm, policy and government, non-governmental organisations and a wide range of non-legal careers in litigation and dispute resolution.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Admiralty Law
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea
  • Law of International Trade
  • Marine Insurance
  • World Trade Law
  • International Law of the Sea
  • International Commercial Arbitration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We are interested in receiving applications from individuals with at least an upper second-class honours undergraduate degree in law (roughly equivalent to a B or B+) from a recognised international institution. 
  • Applicants with a good undergraduate degree in another subject will also be considered.
You will be expected to submit the following as part of your application:
  • A short personal statement (between 800 and 1,200 words) outlining why you are applying for this programme.
  • A copy of your degree transcript (an original transcript or a copy certified by your institution). If you have not yet graduated you will be required to send us your degree transcript as soon as it is available; you will not be able to register as a City student without having supplied your transcript.
  • At least one academic reference (professional references may be permitted if you have been out of higher education for a number of years).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18940 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18940 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13540 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13540 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time per year

  • UK: £6,770
  • Overseas/EU: £9,470

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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