Taught course

International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece)

Queen Mary, University of London · Department of Law

Entry requirements

Law graduates A degree in law, or a degree with substantial law content, normally of at least upper second class honours (or equivalent). Non-law graduates As the programme will be principally addressed to working professionals, non-law graduates will also be considered on the basis of professional experience that directly relates to the specialist LLM taught courses. Membership of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers along with professional experience will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content


    • One year full-time evening/weekends intensive block period teaching or,
    • Two years part-time evening/weekends intensive block period teaching.

The LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece) is a new programme created by Queen Mary University of London, following the success of the London-based LLM in International Shipping Law. This programme will be taught by Centre for Commercial Law Studies academic staff at the Hellenic Management Centre (HMC) in Piraeus, Greece. It is aimed at lawyers and professionals with relevant work experience and is taught in two intensive blocks, so that you can fit it in with your other commitments.

The Hellenic Management Centre is committed to professional education and development within the shipping industry and is also the Official Educational Provider of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) in Greece.


The LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece) programme consists of six taught half modules (assessed by exams or written essays), taught in six intensive teaching blocks over the two academic semesters.

Classes are provisionally scheduled to be held from 17-21.00 on Thursday, Friday and Monday and from 10-17.00 on Saturday and Sunday.

You will also be assessed on a 15,000 word dissertation, following the London LLM curriculum.


Full module descriptions will follow.

Information for international students

Overseas students may be eligible to apply for a range of external scholarships and we also provide information about relevant funding providers in your home country.

Fees and funding

Home/EU students can apply for a range of other funding, such as Professional and Career Development Loans, and Employer Sponsorship, depending on their circumstances and the specific programme of study.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

School of Law
+44(0)20 7882 8100