Classes are provisionally scheduled to be held from 17.30 - 21.00 on Thursday, Friday and Monday and from 10.00 - 17.00 on Saturday and Sunday.

You will also be assessed on a 15,000 word dissertation, following the London LLM curriculum.


All modules are 22.5 credits unless otherwise stated.

Note: All modules listed below are compulsory for the LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece). These modules are also available to be studied on the LLM Flexible Study Programme.



The Full-Time LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece) programme consists of six taught modules (assessed by exams or written essays), taught in intensive teaching blocks over the two academic semesters. The frequency of the teaching is once or twice per month from September to April.


The Part-Time option of the programme, is aimed at professionals that they would like to undertake their studies at a controlled pace which will help them to cope with the complexities of highly demanding professional, academic and personal lives.

You will attend the same modules and follow the same teaching timetable as full-time students. However, the part-time programme is spread over two academic years.

In year one, you will normally complete 90 credits of taught modules. In year two, you will normally take a further 45 credits of taught modules and submit the compulsory 15,000-word dissertation (45 credits). The allocation of the modules will be based on a 4 plus 2 plus Dissertation format.


The LLM Flexible Study is a unique opportunity for students to experience and acquire an innovative LLM and to tailor-make a programme to suit individual needs and aspirations, without having to interrupt their career. The breadth of choice and flexibility on offer will make this programme of great interest to busy professionals wanting to develop and enhance their knowledge in their chosen areas of law.

Offered over a two to four-year period, the LLM Flexible Study offers the full range of the School of Law’s postgraduate modules, which can be studied in London, a combination of our international campuses and with distance learning modules.

Students can choose and blend their modules to acquire a postgraduate Diploma or LLM programme on a flexible basis, giving unparalleled choice. Find out more about the LLM Flexible Study here.

Protection and Indemnity Clubs workshop

(subject to attendance)

The Protection and Indemnity Clubs workshop will examine their operation as mutual insurance associations vital to the existence and running of the international shipping community and trade. It will cover their history, development and structure, their basic rules of cover and the provision of security, as well as the legal concepts underlying their operation.

It will additionally examine the various risks Protection and Indemnity Clubs insure against, their financial operation, the International Group of Protection and Indemnity Clubs (including its structure, cover and importance), and how these associations relate to other forms of insurance.