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The University of Southampton

Maritime Law

Main Site - Highfield Campus
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Rank: 17 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Main Site - Highfield Campus

Website: www.southampton.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £19850


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17

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16

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University of Southampton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

With a global reputation for maritime research and world-leading specialist academics, Southampton Law School is the best place in the UK and one of the best places in the world to study for a masters in maritime law.Southampton Law School has a long-standing tradition and a global reputation for its LLM Maritime Law. This exceptional programme gives you access to the specialist knowledge and practical know-how that will be essential for your professional live, from academics working at the cutting edge of research and scholarship in maritime Law. Given the essential role of shipping to global trade, maritime law practice remains a strong legal sector that offers excellent career opportunities. Southampton - as a quintessential port city and being home to numerous shipping industry organisations - offers the ideal background for your studies.Southampton's LLM Maritime Law is taught by globally-renowned experts who are at the forefront of the development of national and international law. You'll gain the knowledge and practical skills required to advise, litigate and negotiate, based on relevant legal frameworks such as international trade, internet and environmental law and the rules of admiralty. The degree's highly flexible structure allows you to choose modules that will help you achieve your ambitions. The wide range of options includes key modules that provide the essential know-how for a career in the maritime industry, such as Carriage of Goods by Sea, Marine Insurance, Admiralty Law and International Trade Law. Maritime law is a complex and fascinating specialism that opens up a broad range of career options. Whichever path you choose, our diverse student community and extensive industry connections will enable you to build a global network of contacts that will be invaluable for your future.The LLM Maritime Law programme develops your practical legal skills required to advise, litigate and negotiate, within a module structure that allows you to shape your degree towards your particular interests.The LLM Maritime Law draws on the research strengths of the School's academic staff who are active at the cutting edge of international and national legal reform and development. The expertise of the staff has been recognised as being of international excellence, and in the School of Law we are strongly committed to providing the very best learning experience for all our students in a friendly, stimulating and research-led environment.This challenging and prestigious degree attracts talented students from around the world. Some already have legal training, while others come from backgrounds such as shipping, business or engineering. All are looking to gain specialist expertise that will help them stand out from the competition.

Requirements

Entry requirements

An Upper Second Class Bachelor's Degree in Law (or a degree with some legal components) is normally required, BUT account may also be taken of practical work experience or professional qualifications within a relevant field of study. We welcome applications from international students. Mature applicants without formal qualifications but relevant work experience are also encouraged to apply. Access to the internet, Word Processor (MS Word compatible) and an email address are also required; webcams desirable. English Language Prerequisites: Band F, IELTS7.0 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (IELTS 6.5 with 6.5 in R.&W; 6.0 in S.&L.)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Southampton.

About this university

International students

Students from 135 countries regularly attend the university and he International Office is the main point of reference for them, as well as for students wanting to make use of the international campus in Malaysia. They are available to help prospective and new students with the various processes involved with studying in the UK such as immigration and visas paperwork, funding issues and other legal matters. Student life outside the classroom is organised by the Students’ Union, based in three buildings opposite the Hartley Library. It is separate from the university and generates its own funds from various activities. It is responsible for the organisation of the many clubs and societies found around the universities sites including the award-winning student radio station, Surge and a TV station. There is also a newspaper and magazine run by the students. The union operates a nightclub, cocktail bar and pub as well as a concert venue. Sports at the university come under the guidance of the Sport and Wellbeing department and they operate across two main venues, the Jubilee Sports Centre and Wide Lane Sports Ground. The university competes in numerous sports in the BUCS South East Conference.

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