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), taughtin six intensive teaching blocks over the two academic semesters.
You will also be assessed on a 15,000 word dissertation, following the London LLM curriculum.
Full module descriptions:
- Maritime Arbitration (22.5 credits)
- Carriage of Goods by Sea (22.5 credits)
- "Wet" Shipping Law: Collisions & other incidents at sea (22.5 credits)
- International Regulation of Shipping (sem 1) (22.5 credits)
- Marine Insurance Law (22.5 credits)
- Charterparties: Law and Practice (22.5 credits)
Protection and Indemnity Clubs workshop
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.