Maritime law explores the basic principles of contract, tort and property alongside the fundamentals of the shipping and commodity markets. The internationally acclaimed Institute of Maritime Law is an integral part of the School, and the Institute’s staff make a major contribution to teaching on this programme.
International Law of the Sea, International Trade Law, Marine Insurance, Admirality Law, Carriage of Goods by Sea, Commericial Conflict of Laws & International Litigation, International Commericial Arbitration, Carrirage by Air, Insurance Law, Law of the Marine Environment, Principles of Secured Transactions, Corporate Governance - Regulating Boards of Directors, The Law of Ship Sale and Purhcase, Advanced Secured Transactions, Dispute Settlement in International Law, Corporate Governance - Sharedholders' Rights and Responsibilities, Ship Finance, Carriage by Air, Insurance Law, Law of the Marine Environment.
International law is no longer simply a matter for diplomats and international organisations but is impacting increasingly on the lives of ordinary citizens. Organisations now have to consider the wider issues of international law, whether in the context of international human rights and conflict resolution, the environment or in a business and commercial setting. This programme offers an excellent professional development opportunity for those working in, or wishing to move into, specialist areas such as international aid and development, international relations and international security.
Carriage by Air; Commercial Conflicts of Laws and International Litigation; Global Copyright and Trade Mark Law & Policy; Insurance Law; International Commercial Arbittration; International Law of the Sea; International Trade Law; International Protection of Human Rights; Dispute Settlements in International Law; Intellectual Property Law and Theory.
Insurance law is a complex and intriguing subject that is fascinating to study and offers a multitude of rewarding career prospects. Insurance Law is in the midst of an unprecedented phase of reform and redevelopment, with long-standing principles being amended by the courts and Parliament. The Law School is home to one of the UK’s leading research centres in this field, contributing to industry and government initiatives on insurance fraud, flood risk and the rise of ‘big data’. The LLM in Insurance Law offers the opportunity to study insurance in depth and to reflect on the interaction of insurance with aspects of personal life, business risk and international trade.
Compulsory modules: Insurance Law; Marine Insurance
Optional modules: two modules can be chosen from Insurance Law, Marine Insurance, International Commercial Arbitration, International Trade Law, International Marine and European Environmental (Liability) Law
The subject matter of this LLM is challenging, interesting and relevant to the global trade environment in which we live. Students develop their powers of analysis, legal reasoning and writing skills while exploring the challenges of transactional commercial law. We have an excellent reputation and strong relationships within the professions.
Marine Insurance, Carriage of Goods by Sea, Commercial Conflict of Laws & International Litigation, International Commercial Arbitration, Carriage by Air, Insurance Law, Corporate Governance - Regulating of Boards and Directors, Corporate Governance - Shareholders' rights, Comparative Competition Law, Commericial Secured Financing, Advanced Secured Transactions, World Trade Organisation Law and Regional Economic Integration, Principles of Secured Transactions.
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Privacy, intellectual property, data protection, Big Data, information security, digital threats and cyber space are issues that are becoming increasingly challenging. This programme provides a comprehensive grounding in the legal and regulatory environment in which these technological developments are taking place. Combining the all-important aspects of commercial law with the ever-increasing impact of information technology law, you will develop an in-depth understanding of the legal response to these changes and why the law is moving in a particular area.
Commerical Conflicts of Laws and International Litigation, Online Intellectual Property Enforcement, Global Copyright and Trade Mark Law & Policy, Digital Identity, Ship Finance, Internet Intermediaries & Data Protection Law, The Law of Ship Sale & Purchase, Intellectual Property Law and Theory, Corporate Governance - Regulating Boards of Directors, EU Competition Law, Insurance Law, International Comparative Competition Law, International and Comparative Competition Law, International Commercial Arbitration, International Trade Law, World Trade Organisation and Regional Economic Integration.
The capacity to apply business law is a highly sought-after skill in today’s competitive, and increasingly interdependent, legal world. Our programme will provide you with an opportunity to expand your knowledge of business law, develop your analytical, evaluative and research skills and ultimately maximise your career opportunities.
Commercial Conflicts of Laws and International Litigation; Global Copyright and Trade Mark Law & Policy (half option); Ship Finance (half option); Corproate Governance of Baords; Corporate Governance - Shareholders' rights; Insurance Law; Internatinal Commercial Arbitration; International Trade Law; Advanced Secured Transactions (half option).
The LLM Master of Laws offers choice from a full range of modules, providing a flexible academic programme that can be tailored to suit your interests. You will develop your powers of analysis, legal reasoning and writing skills while exploring four interesting and varied subjects. In today’s competitive market, our programme offers you the chance to enhance your knowledge and develop your skills, preparing you to compete with the best to secure your chosen career.
Admiralty Law; Carriage by Air; Carriage of Goods by Sea; Commercial Conflicts of Laws and International Litigation; Intellectual Property Law and Theory; Corporate Governance – Shareholders’ Rights (half option); EU Competition Law; Insurance Law; International and Comparative Competition Law; International Commercial Arbitration; International Law of the Sea; International Protection of Human Rights; Fundamentals of Public International Law (half option); Dispute Settlement in International Law (half option); International Trade Law; Advanced Secured Transactions (half option); Principles of Secured Transactions (half option); World Trade Organization Law and Regional Economic Integration.
Southampton Law School’s PhD programme offers an excellent opportunity to undertake independent research, providing you with a sure foundation and a clear pathway towards making a significant contribution to the development of knowledge in your chosen field. Here, you will cultivate the skills to equip you to communicate your findings through presentation and publication to a wide variety of audiences. Throughout, you will be supported and encouraged by specialists across a range of fields: many of our former students now pursue successful careers in academia or in private practice, others work for national governments and others within international organisations.