LLM - Maritime Law (Greece)

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Our LLM in Maritime Law gives you a detailed understanding of maritime law allowing you to build on your existing knowledge and enhance your career prospects. Delivered in the exceptional Laskaridou Library of Piraeus, Athens, Greece the course is taught in English in weekend blocks by British academics, legal practitioners and specialist lecturers from around the world.

This course gives you the unique opportunity to study in Greece the same maritime modules as students studying the course in London.

Students of the LLM in Maritime Law (Greece) attend classes in Piraeus, but are also invited to attend London classes, access The City Law School's facilities and take part in UK-based activities. Students will graduate alongside UK-based LLM students.

Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold an upper second class Honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution. However, credit is given for relevant work experience, for example, in the shipping industry in roles such as ship’s officer, ship broker and claims handler.

English requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English, the following qualifications are also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0 or above
  • TOEFL (internet-based): 107 or above.

Full-time EU/ Non EU: £12,000

Part-time EU/Non EU: £6,000 per year

Postgraduate study at City University London is an affordable option for students from wide-ranging backgrounds. Although you will usually have to pay for postgraduate study yourself, many sources of funding exist, including scholarships, studentships and professional development loans. And during your time at City you can get financial advice and support from our award-winning Student Centre.

Rewarding excellence

Investing in your future through education and training is important and at The City Law School we understand how difficult it can be to make ends meet whilst studying.

Our range of scholarships, prizes and gifts are there to make things just that little bit easier for you. We offer a total of 17 full fee scholarships and 18 part fee scholarships, along with more than £35,000 worth of cash prizes.

Masters of Excellence Award

Our Masters of Excellence Award gives students the opportunity to apply for eight full fee scholarships when they accept their place on the following courses:

  • International Commercial Law LLM, International Commercial Law MJur, EU Commercial Law LLM, International Banking and Finance LLM, International Competition Law LLM or Maritime Law LLM (UK)
  • Criminal Litigation LLM
  • Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution LLM
  • Public International Law LLM.

The City Law School Prize for Excellence

Two prizes worth £1,500 are awarded to the students with the best overall result on the Maritime Law (Greece) LLM.

Three prizes of £1,500 each are awarded to the students that achieve the best overall result, best module performance and best dissertation in the following courses:

  • Criminal Litigation LLM
  • Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution LLM
  • Public International Law LLM.

Future Lawyer Advancement Reward – £1,500 off your next course!

Once you have studied at City we are sure you will want to stay with us to progress to the next stage of your legal training. As an added incentive, we offer City students a loyalty reward upon enrolling on a second course here at the School (Taught LLMs, PhD/MPhil).

City University London is proud to have a large population of international students. We are a truly global University, located in the heart of a cosmopolitan city, and we benefit from the diverse cultures, skills and experiences of our students. Our students benefit from our internationally recognised research and the quality of education that keeps us in the top 5% of universities worldwide.

Entry qualifications

To gain a place at City, you will need to meet the University’s general requirements and the specific requirements of the course. Our Admissions Office is experienced in dealing with international qualifications and can help you with any queries you may have.

English language courses and support

As City’s courses are taught in English, you will need to provide proof that you are competent in English before admission. We run full-time courses in English during the summer to help students improve their English before their course starts.

Visa requirements

City University London retains Highly Trusted Status from UKBA, enabling us to sponsor international students to study in the UK.

The way that you apply may vary depending on the length of your course at City, there are different rules for:

  • Students on courses of more than six months
  • Students on courses of less than six months
  • Students on a pre-sessional English Language course.

For further information, please visit: www.city.ac.uk/international

Career opportunities

The LLM in Maritime Law provides you with a sound basis for developing a career in shipping and maritime law; whether it will be with a national or international firm or in-house.

Career development

You will be given a personal tutor who will guide your academic and professional progress. City University London's Career Skills and Development Service provides a range of events and advice services that may help to make you aware of career options.

Postgraduate experience

Students who complete the LLM may wish to continue their academic studies by enrolling in a PhD or MPhil offered by The City Law School.

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