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London Metropolitan University

Maritime Law (Top-up) (Distance Learning)

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Rank: 131 (UKEAS)

Location: -

Website: http://www.londonmet.ac.uk

Study mode distance learning

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £3975


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Description

London Metropolitan University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

Why study this course?This Maritime LLM Top-up route allows students who have passed the London Metropolitan University and Lloyd's Maritime Academy Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Law distance learning course to obtain a Master's qualification.More about this courseThe LLM degree enables you to develop an advanced understanding of a specialist area of maritime law. It is suitable for those in both the legal and maritime industry who are looking to enhance their career prospects.This unique distance learning programme for the shipping sector will:

  • allow you to develop an advanced understanding of an aspect of maritime law through independent research
  • improve both your research and independent study skills
  • enhance your ability to develop substantiated critical argument
There will be formative assessment on the research proposal and literature review which will precede the substantive research for the dissertation.The summative assessment will be entirely by way of the dissertation.

Requirements

Entry requirements

You will be required to have passed the Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Law at one of the following institutions: London Metropolitan University, Lloyd's Maritime Academy or World Maritime University.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.0


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About this university

International students

There are an average of 7000 international students at the university from over 150 countries around the world. The International Student Advice Service is available to help with many of the queries and issues these students have ranging from immigration and visas to country specific application information. There is also help with daily life matters through a series of one to one and group sessions as well as with social events to enjoy their time in London. There are also English language skills courses for those wanting to learn or improve their grasp of the language. The drop-in advice centre is found in Tower Building on the Holloway campus. Student life outside the classroom focuses around the Student Union which provides representation, support and advice to its members. It also operates the various clubs and societies while running two social facilities, a bar on Holloway Road and another on Goulston Street which hosts a range of special events. There are also a range of student media opportunities to get involved with including a magazine, radio station, newspaper and a law publication. Clubs and societies range from sports to interest, culture and faith as well as academic subjects and into volunteering and charity work. Students can get involved with the running of the union and helping their fellow students as well as working in the larger community. They can even seek to set up their own group about a shared interest with others.

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