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

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), a leading maritime training centre committed to professional education and development within the shipping industry since 1999. HMC is, also, the Official Educational Provider of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in Greece.

This course includes the following modules:

  • 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.

It is taught in six intensive blocks throughout two academic semesters, so that it can be fitted in with any other professional commitments. Classes are provisionally scheduled to be held from 17.30-21.00 on Thursday, Friday and Monday and from 10-17.00 on Saturday and Sunday. (One-year: full-time - evening/weekends intensive block period teaching or, Two years: part-time - evening/weekends intensive block period teaching.)

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 QMUL LLM in International Shipping Law Course is a great opportunity for shipping professionals, who wish to attend a flexible, top-ranked postgraduate LLM programme in Greece offering them the opportunity to develop academic and professional expertise in specialized areas of global maritime law.

Admissions for the next intake September 2019 are now open.

Deadline for applications: 2 September 2019

For further information, please contact us: +30 210 4125945 or visit the following link link:www.helmc.com/programme-overview/