Tourism & Shipping, Law

LLM in International Shipping Law

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Queen Mary University of London
September 2020
2 semesters
Full Time


The entry requirements for Law graduates are a degree in law, or a degree with substantial law content, normally of at least upper second class honours (or equivalent 7/10), whereas non-law graduates will 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.


The programme is taught by experts of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies of the Queen Mary University of London, one of UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions with its Law Department currently being ranked 3rd in the UK and 1st in London. The programme is taught in co-operation with the Hellenic Management Centre (HMC), an institute committed to professional education and development within the shipping industry since 1999; at its premises in the heart of Piraeus.

This innovative postgraduate degree offers students the opportunity to develop academic and professional expertise in specialized areas of global maritime law, including International Arbitration, Charter-parties: Law and Practice, International Regulation of Shipping, Marine Insurance Law, Carriage of Goods by Sea, “Wet” Shipping Law: Collisions and other Incidents at Sea.
The programme is addressed to Lawyers, Law graduates, and Shipping Professionals with relevant work experience and an academic background and is taught in intensive blocks throughout two academic semesters, so that it can be fitted in with any other professional commitments.

It is a unique opportunity for people living in Greece, to attend this prestigious programme without having to relocate, while at the same time two partial scholarships offered by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies and open to Home/EU students only, are available for this programme.


Queen Mary University of London and the Hellenic Management centre announce that applications for the LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece) are open for the 2019 intake till 2 September 2019.

For information regarding student fees please contact the Institute.
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