University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Maritime Law

Maritime Law explores the basic principles of contract, tort and property alongside the fundamentals of the shipping and commodity markets. Students on this prestigious programme are taught by internationally renowned experts working at the forefront of the development of maritime law in the UK and globally. Specialist seminars given by leading practitioners and academics are provided alongside the academic programme. The internationally acclaimed Institute of Maritime Law is an integral part of the School, and the Institute's staff make a major contribution to teaching on this programme.

Entry requirements

LLM: Entry requirements: a UK bachelors degree with upper second-class honours or higher in law or in a degree with substantive legal component. See international equivalent qualifications www.southampton.ac.uk/pgp/entry Work experience also considered English language: band 2D.

Course modules

Optional modules include: 30 credits: Admiralty Law; Carriage of Goods by Sea; International Law of the Sea; International Trade Law; Law of the Marine Environment; Marine Insurance 15 credits :The Law of Ship Sale and Purchase; Ship Finance.

Assessment methods

Assessment will vary depending on modules selected, but will include exams and coursework as well as your dissertation. Students are required to complete a total of 180 credits across their modules (credits are based on Credit Accumulation Transfer Scheme - CATS). The core LLM dissertation is awarded 60 credits, and students are free to choose remaining modules that total 120 credits.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 17,546 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 8,773 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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