Swansea University

Swansea University

International Commercial and Maritime Law

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). The wide range of LLM degrees offered by the Swansea College of Law and Criminology gives students the advantage of choice and specialism. For the students who wish to specialise in more than one area of law, the College offers the LLM in international commercial and maritime law. This LLM 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.

Course modules

Modules typically include: admiralty law; carriage of goods by sea, land and air; charterparties (law and practice); competition law; e-commerce; international commercial arbitration (accredited by the Institute of Chartered Arbitrators (CIArb)); international corporate law and governance; international intellectual property law; international trade law; law and practice relating to international banking and commercial payments; law of intellectual assets management and transactions; law of the sea; marine insurance law; oil and gas law (contracts and liabilities); ship and other mobile assets finance law.

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.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,250 per (Year 1) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per (Year 1) 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,750 per (Year 1) 3 Years
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,000 per (Year 1) 3 Years
LLM Part-time September 2018 GBP 7,500 per (Year 1) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2018 GBP 3,450 per (Year 1) 2 Years

Campus details

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

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College of Law and Criminology
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