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The University of Law: Maritime Law

Institution The University of Law
Department The University of Law
Web http://www.law.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

A Master of Laws (LLM) in Maritime Law, offered by The University of Law, is a postgraduate degree designed for law and non-law graduates to enhance your academic legal knowledge. This internationally recognised Master’s course will give you the skills to enhance or pursue a career within the maritime industry and can open up pathways to careers such as business owner, shipping industry specialist, legal specialist, maritime governance and more.

The LLM Maritime Law is an innovative, flexible programme that will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of maritime law in practice. This course will explore issues such as Conflict of laws; Shipbuilding, sale, finance and registration; International trade and shipping documents; Charterparties; Cargo claims and bills of lading; Carriage of passengers; The liabilities of the vessel; Public international law in relation to shipping regulation; Safety and compliance; Marine pollution from shipping activities; and Marine insurance. On completion of the module, you will be able to demonstrate the ability to conduct and evaluate research and use your learnings to offer resolutions that best reflect the situation.

When you study the LLM Maritime Law with us you will:

  • Be taught by our expert lecturers, including subject matter specialists, former and current practitioners, and research and teaching focused academics.

  • Learn about the context within which maritime law operates and interplays with other areas such as economics and politics. 

  • Research and critically evaluate the key theories, concepts and principles of maritime law as applied in the UK.

  • Benefit from strategic partnerships with firms, regulators and accreditation bodies, which inform our programme development.

  • Improve your employability by gaining important transferable skills and mapping your career with our careers team.

  • Strengthen your network - connect with other students, faculty and industry professionals on an international scale, and seek out opportunities for future placements and job opportunities.

  • Increase your earning potential - the 2022 Graduate Labour Market Statistics found that postgraduates on average earn £6,500 more than their graduate counterparts.

  • Get ahead of the competition - gain in-depth knowledge of your topic of interest and become a subject expert, which will provide you with a competitive edge in the job market.

  • Enjoy flexibility - We understand that everyone’s circumstances are different. That’s why we offer a wide range of study modes (full-time, part-time, on campus, online) across our courses to provide you with the greatest choice and flexibility you need to succeed in your studies.

  • 95% of postgraduate students in employment were in highly skilled employment 15 months after graduating (2020/21 Graduate Outcomes data). Contains HESA Data: Copyright Jisc 2022.

  • Prepare for the future of Legal Technology – study modules in legal technology and gain insight into this emerging area of law.

Please note that, due to Home Office regulations, students who require a Student Route visa to study with us are not permitted to study online and can only choose face-to-face taught modules.

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