This LLM is a product of the strength of the School of Law in three complementary areas: shipping, environmental and PIL. A high proportion of international trade is conducted by sea, involving annually in excess of four billion tonnes of cargo. The sea is not, however, merely a medium for transport. It harbours vast resources; under the sea bed and in its waters.
The LLM in Maritime Law embraces both private and public law and addresses aspects of the private law of shipping It also embraces important public international law issues that are addressed at regional and global levels.