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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Lincoln's Inn Fields

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Shipping law offers you a challenging global career. Ninety per cent of world trade is carried out by sea. Contracting parties frequently select English law as the applicable law of shipping contracts, and London is often chosen as the forum for the resolution of any disputes. Study in London and be taught by international maritime law experts from the Centre for Commercial Law Studies.

  • Study close to major international law firms and institutions such the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Lloyd’s of London and the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA)
  • Enjoy the contribution of distinguished guest speakers, including legal practitioners from City law firms and barristers’ chambers with many years of experience in maritime law, as well as experts from the shipping industry.
  • Your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries, each able to draw on prior academic and professional experience from different jurisdictions

Facilities

  • The Postgraduate School of Law Centre in Lincoln's Inn Fields and the Graduate Centre at Mile End
  • Queen Mary’s excellent Law Library and European Documentation Centre
  • Free access to online databases and collections including: LexisNexis, Westlaw, Justis, Eur-lex, Hein-Online and many more
  • Access to the University of London’s Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) and the Library at Senate House

Career paths

This programme will enhance your career options by allowing you to specialise in the highly sought after interdisciplinary areas of law, economics and finance. There is a very high rate of employment of our students within six months of graduation. We have dedicated law careers advisers who organise events and internship opportunities with top UK and international law firms.

Tuition fees

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£ 24,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 104 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    171 76%

    15th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    6th

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    91st

    17

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