Entry requirements

An upper-second class bachelor’s degree or higher in law or in a degree with a substantial legal component. Work experience also considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Step into a world of maritime law expertise with Southampton Law School, known globally for excellence. Our LLM Maritime Law master's degree combines hands-on skills with solid theory, preparing you to excel in areas like marine insurance and admiralty law. Situated in a lively port city, you'll be part of a rich educational environment, closely connected with notable institutions such as The Institute of Maritime Law.

This course welcomes students from the UK and abroad. It gives you the freedom to set your study pace, even allowing enrolment in just one module for professional growth. Learn from top academics in vital fields such as contract law and dispute resolution. Our alumni are valued in top maritime organisations worldwide, highlighting the outstanding education and prospects that lie ahead.

Join us and be part of shaping the maritime world, taking confident steps in a legacy of legal pioneers.

Information for international students

IELTS language requirements band G, IELTS 7.0 overall, with minimum of 6.5 in each component. For more information on accepted English Language tests, please see our website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
+44 (0)23 8059 4393