Taught course

LLM Insurance Law

University of Southampton · School of Law

Entry requirements

A Second Class Bachelors Degree in Law (or a degree with a substantial legal component) is normally required, but account may also be taken of practical work experience or professional qualifications within the relevant field of study. We welcome applications from international students. Mature applicants without formal qualifications but relevant work experience are also encouraged to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

An intriguing area of study with superb employment prospects, insurance law is a dynamic field that is continually developing in response to new legislation. The LLM Insurance Law is one of just a few masters degrees to offer a comprehensive understanding of this fascinating subject, taught by inspiring academics and informed by the latest research being conducted within the Law School’s prestigious Insurance Law Research Group. As well as studying insurance law and marine insurance law in depth, you’ll be able to tailor your course by choosing from a range of complementary modules that draw on our academics’ extensive expertise in areas such as maritime, company and intellectual property law. You can also choose a topic of interest for your dissertation that will showcase your skills and knowledge to potential recruiters. Part of a close-knit learning community, you’ll receive plenty of academic and career support to help you achieve your goals. Your specialist knowledge will give you the advantage when it comes to applying for jobs in the insurance sector, or you might opt to explore this rich area of law further at PhD level.

Core Module: Dissertation.

Compulsory Modules: Insurance Law, Marine Insurance

Optional Modules: International Law of the Sea, International Trade Law, Admiralty Law, Carriage of Goods by Sea, Commercial Conflict of Law and International Litigation, International Commercial Arbitration, Carriage by Air, Corporate Governance - Regulating Boards of Directors, Principles of Secured Transactions, Global Trends in Copyright and Trademark Laws, The Law of Ship Sale and Purchase, Commercial Conflict of Laws and International Litigation, Advanced Secured Transactions, Corporate Governance - Shareholders' Rights and Responsibilities, Enforement of Intellectual Property rights over the Internet, Ship Finance.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Business and Law
+44 (0)23 8059 4393