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International Maritime Law

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16 months
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6300 GBP/year
6300 GBP/year
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About

The renowned part-time distance learning International Maritime Law programme offered by the World Maritime University in collaboration with Lloyd’s Maritime Academy develops leading knowledge and awareness of international trade and maritime law, increasing understanding of how commercial trade ventures may give rise to legal issues.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

With English law recognised internationally as a dominant legal system providing the basis for maritime and trade contracts, and with London as the single most important forum for settling disputes, both through court litigation and arbitration, the International Maritime Law programme offered by the World Maritime University in collaboration with Lloyd’s Maritime Academy approaches law in relation to how it is applied in practice.

Students with a prior degree in Law may continue their studies to the degree of LLM in International Maritime Law. The LLM is offered in collaboration between Lloyd’s Maritime Academy and the World Maritime University.

Opportunities

This course is of great relevance to those who wish to acquire expertise in international trade and maritime / shipping law. The programme has been specifically designed for students from a wide variety of commercial shipping backgrounds, both legal and non-legal, including existing lawyers; those engaged in the shipping and trading industries; trading brokers; shipping/chartering organisations; salvage organisations; P&I Clubs; insurance; and those engaged in investment, finance and banking.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • An introduction to the English legal system
  • English Commercial Law and International Sales
  • Bills of Lading Contracts
  • Charterparty Contracts
  • Marine Insurance Law
  • Admiralty Law and General Average
  • Payment and Finance for International Trade

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in a related field, or the highest grade Certificate of Competency for unrestricted service as a master mariner or chief engineer
  • Non-graduates with approved professional qualifications or who have sufficient professional experience may also be considered

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6300 GBP per year and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6300 GBP per year and a duration of 16 months.
  • Apply before 19th June and save £400 on the PGDip course fees and £800 on the LLM.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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