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. Tuition fees for 2015/16 Home/EU students £10,500 Overseas students £18,000
Months of entry
- Starting September 2015
- One year full-time evening intensive block period teaching – subject to approval
The LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece) is a new programme created by Queen Mary University of London, following the success of theLondon-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.
This LLM programme is accredited by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
Academics teaching on the programme
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.
- Maritime Arbitration (22.5 credits)
- Carriage of Goods by Sea (22.5 credits)
- "Wet" Shipping Law: Collisions and other incidents at sea (22.5 credits)
- Protection and Indemnity (P&I) Clubs (22.5 credits)
- Marine Insurance Law (22.5 credits)
- Charterparties: Law and Practice (22.5 credits)
- QLLM050 International Commercial Law
- QLLM058 International Law of the Sea
- QLLM140 Marine Insurance Law
- QLLM147 International Shipping Law
- QLLM181 Legal Aspects of Paperless Trade (22.5 credits Semester 2)
- QLLM182 Charterparties: Law and Practice (22.5 credits Semester 2)
- QLLM183 Protection and Indemnity Clubs: Law and Practice (22.5 credits Semester 1)
Fees and funding
Tuition fees for Home and EU students
Full time £12,600
Tuition fees for International students
Full time £18,000
There are a number of sources of funding available for Masters students.
These include a significant package of competitive Queen Mary bursaries and scholarships in a range of subject areas, as well as external sources of funding.
School of Law scholarships
The School of Law offers a range of scholarships for Law Masters programmes each year. Full details are made available on the law funding page from October – November each year.
Queen Mary bursaries and scholarships
We offer a range of bursaries and scholarships for Masters students including competitive scholarships, bursaries and awards, some of which are for applicants studying specific subjects. http://www.law.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding/index.html
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Susan Sullivan
- +44 (0)20 7882 8092
- +44 (0)20 7882 6044