A degree in law, or a degree with substantial law content, normally of at least upper second class honours (or equivalent).
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.
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. This LLM programme is accredited by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
The Queen Mary University of London 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.
Maritime Arbitration (22.5 credits)
Carriage of Goods by Sea (22.5 credits)
"Wet" Shipping Law: Collisions & 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)
Admissions are open.
The LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus) will close for applications at 17.00 GMT on 5 August 2016.
QMUL reserves the right to interview either in person or via Skype applicants with a non-law degree background but with relevant professional experience directly related to this programme.