Taught course

Maritime Law (Greece)

City, University of London · The City Law School

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a good first degree in law or an equivalent qualification (for some courses an appropriate professional qualification and relevant experience will also be acceptable). We will consider applications from students who have significant experience of work in the shipping professions such as ship's officers, ship brokers, and claims handlers.

Months of entry


Course content

Our LLM in Maritime Law is an academically demanding and extremely satisfying course for anyone working in shipping law. The course gives you a detailed understanding of maritime law allowing you to build on your existing knowledge and enhance your career prospects. Delivered in the exceptional Laskaridou Library of Piraeus, Athens, Greece the course is taught in English in weekend blocks by experienced British academics and legal practitioners.

This course gives you the unique opportunity to study in Greece the same maritime modules as students studying the course in London.

You will study the key areas of Maritime Law, as well as issues relating to the shipping business.

  • Admiralty Law
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea
  • Marine Insurance
  • International Sales Law


The course is delivered in English by experienced British academics, legal practitioners, and occasionally specialist lecturers of other nationalities. Each module is taught in three eight-hour blocks. Teaching takes place in weekend blocks usually over a Friday and Saturday afternoon allowing you to fit your study around your professional and personal commitments. You are provided with one-to-one support throughout your learning experience giving you the best chance of success on the course.

You will be taught in the Laskaridou Library in Piraeus, Greece. Piraeus is the port of Athens and it can be reached easily from the capital by rail in a few minutes.

The LLM in Maritime Law provides you with a sound basis for developing a career in shipping and maritime law; whether it be with a national or international firm or in-house.

Why the City LLM?

  • Further you understanding of maritime law by studying modules from the respected UK course
  • Experience studying at the prestigious Laskaridou Library of Piraeus, Athens
  • Shape your study around your personal and work commitments
  • Enhance your CV by taking advantage of our dedicated team of UK academics & professionals
  • Benefit from the support of a full-time admissions service based in Greece

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English should hold the following qualifications: IELTS: 7 or above

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

The School Office
+44 (0)20 7404 5787