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PGDip International Trade and Maritime Law

Solent University (Southampton)

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Southampton Solent University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

ABOUT THE COURSE

Ideally suited to students working in the shipping industry who want to develop their understanding of how legal claims may arise within the context of international trade practice, this innovative law course delivers a first-class education in international trade, shipping and maritime law, focusing on the interrelationship between theory and commercial expertise.

Specifically designed to meet the demands of the shipping industry, the course delivers essential knowledge of the legal frameworks at the heart of shipping claims, disputes and commercial relationships.

Exploring how marine disputes and liabilities are investigated and managed, you will develop detailed understanding of this complex, specialised branch of the law. You will be equipped to advise on the merits of claims, and to communicate effectively with legal practitioners. You will also develop the professional grounding to apply that knowledge in the practical industry, and the analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills to respond with legal analysis of the challenges arising in the international trade industry.

What does this course lead to?

As a graduate of this course your knowledge and skills will give you a career advantage in the shipping industry, demonstrating your practical understanding of the legal framework underlying recognition and management of shipping-based claims, as well as being able to advise on how contracts may be drafted to avoid claims arising.

Directly aimed at professionals in the international trade and maritime industry, the course provides professional development for a range of management and claims-handling careers, helping you understand how shipping law practitioners deal with claims and marine investigations.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideally suited to students working in the shipping industry who want to develop their understanding of how legal claims may arise within the context of international trade practice, and how marine disputes and liabilities are investigated and managed.

Essential for those working in commercial or legal shipping practice, the course focuses on legal knowledge and its interrelationship with commercial practice, which lies at the heart of shipping claims, disputes and organisation of commercial relationships.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 7,995per year

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

University information

Solent University (Southampton)

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    86th out of 103 4

    87th out of 123 3

    25th out of 54 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    104 47%

    81st

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    79th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.40 88%

    1st

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    110 50%

    89th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    60th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    14th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    134 88%

    8th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    26th

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