Bangor University

Bangor University

Maritime Law

This course provides advanced level knowledge and skills in the areas of maritime law and commercial law. Students will develop international and commercial perspectives on issues relating to maritime law, and will learn to operate with expertise in the multifaceted interface between the different areas of the field. Students will acquire a broad understanding of maritime law, including its fundamental principles and values, the influences upon it, the substantive rules of the discipline and the underpinning architecture and institutions; as well as an understanding of the different areas within the discipline, such as wet shipping law and dry shipping law. Critical awareness will be fostered by the study of the latest literature, international legislation, international conventions, EU law, and international case law.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: legal research methods; plus 3 from: admiralty law; law of the sea; carriage of goods by sea; marine insurance; plus optional modules: global trade law; international environmental law; international sales law; intellectual property law; competition law; international commercial arbitration.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,000 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,400 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus LL57 2DG Wales

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