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LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece)


Course Description

We have set no deadline for applying, as we will operate a rolling admissions policy, which means that we will close to new applications when the programme is full. We therefore strongly recommend that you apply as soon as possible. We reserve the right to interview either in person or via Skype applicants with a non-law degree background but with relevant professional experience directly related to this programme.
Law graduates
A degree in law, or a degree with substantial law content, normally of at least upper second class honours (or equivalent).

Overview
One year full-time evening intensive block period teaching (starting in September annually)
The LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece) is a new programme created by Queen Mary University of London, following the success of the London-based LLM in International Shipping Law. This programme will be taught by Centre for Commercial Law Studies academic staff at the Hellenic Management Centre (HMC) in Piraeus, Greece. It is aimed at lawyers and professionals with relevant work experience and is taught in two intensive blocks, so that you can fit it in with your other commitments.

The Hellenic Management Centre is committed to professional education and development within the shipping industry and is also the Official Educational Provider of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) in Greece.

This LLM programme is accredited by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

Structure

The LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece) programme consists of six taught half modules (assessed by exams or written essays), taught in six intensive teaching blocks over the two academic semesters.

Classes are provisionally scheduled to be held from 17-21.00 on Thursday, Friday and Monday and from 10-17.00 on Saturday and Sunday.

You will also be assessed on a 15,000 word dissertation, following the London LLM curriculum.

Modules

All modules are 22.5 credits unless otherwise stated.
Note: All modules listed below are compulsory for the LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece).

◦ QLLM182 / QLLG006 Charterparties: Law and Practice (Sem 2)
◦ QLLM300 / QLLG001 Marine Insurance Law (Sem 1)
◦ QLLM301 / QLLG003 Maritime Arbitration (Sem 2)
◦ QLLM302 / QLLG004 Carriage of Goods (Sem 1)
◦ QLLM303 / QLLG002 Wet Shipping Law: Collisions and Other Incidents at Sea (Sem 2)
◦ QLLM383 / QLLG008 International Regulation of Shipping (sem 1)

Visit the LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece) page on the Queen Mary University of London website for more details!

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LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece) Partial Scholarships - 2 Awards

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) is offering two partial scholarships for the LLM in International Shipping Law programme taught in Piraeus, Greece. The offer is open to Home/EU students only, and applications will be assessed on the basis of academic merit, financial need and the submitted personal statement in response to the set question as detailed in the application.For the successful candidate the sum of £5,000 will be deducted from tuition fees payable to Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). You may be asked to assist with marketing events such as postgraduate open evenings and/or web and video student profiles.Scholarship application deadline: 1pm GMT on 1st July 2016
You must have an offer of study in place before you can apply for LLM funding. If you would like to apply for the scholarship your LLM application must reach the admissions no later than 1pm GMT on 24 June 2016.

Value of Scholarship(s)

5,000

Eligibility

The offer is open to Home/EU students only, and applications will be assessed on the basis of academic merit, financial need and the submitted personal statement in response to the set question as detailed in the application.

Application Procedure

Scholarship application deadline: 13:00 GMT on 1 July 2016.
You must have an offer of study in place before you can apply for LLM funding. If you would like to apply for the scholarship your LLM application must reach the admissions no later than 1.00pm GMT on 24 June 2016.Students holding a full-time offer should download and complete the LLM International Shipping Law scholarship application form on our website (see below) and submit it, with a CV and copies of transcripts by 13.00 GMT on 1 July 2015. It is acceptable to apply if you have not yet taken your English language test or do not have your final academic grades.You must submit:- A completed LLM Scholarship application form.
- 1,000 word (maximum) statement in response to the text as detailed on the application form.
- Transcripts of your law degree and any other legal qualifications. Please submit relevant, translated copies only.
- Curriculum Vitae.
- 1 x Reference letter (This can be a copy of the reference submitted as part of your LLM application or, if not available to you, you must obtain a reference specifically for this scholarship application). Please do not submit more than one reference letter.

Further Information

http://www.law.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding/llm-shipping-piraeus/index.html



Entry Requirements

As the programme will be principally addressed to working professionals, non-law graduates will also be considered on the basis of professional experience that directly relates to the specialist LLM taught courses. Membership of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers along with professional experience will also be considered.

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