Swansea University

Swansea University

International Commercial and Maritime Law

This course provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in both commercial and maritime law by choosing specialised modules from both areas of law. The course is built upon the wide range of research of high calibre produced by the members of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, who are also teaching diverse modules on the course.

Entry requirements

Candidates should have a good Honours degree in law or a cognate discipline. Candidates with relevant experience are also encouraged to apply. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: admiralty law; carriage of goods by sea, land and air; charterparties (law and practice); law of the sea; marine insurance law; oil and gas law (contracts and liabilities); competition law; e-commerce; international corporate law and governance; international intellectual property law; international trade law; law of intellectual assets management and transactions; law and practice relating to international banking and commercial payments; international commercial arbitration; transnational credit and security.

Assessment methods

All modules are assessed by a combination of coursework and examination, with an equal weighting of 50 per cent normally given to each component in the final assessment.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,750 per Year 1 (England) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
College of Law and Criminology
Telephone number: 
01792 513516