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Postgraduate Diploma in Marine Insurance

Essential marine insurance university course by tutored distance learning

Applications closing soon! | Commences: 26th September 2016

Study the leading university qualification on marine insurance, law, the market and claims. It equips you with the knowledge to better understand the way marine insurance markets function and the terms of the standard covers available.

This Postgraduate Diploma in Marine Insurance will:

  • Boost your ability to address, analyse and solve insurance problems
  • Look at matters from the perspective of assurers or underwriters
  • Advise clients and underwriters on points of principle and policy wordings


Hear more about the why you should study this fantastic programme from the Course Director


On successful completion of the course, students will have:

  •  An understanding of the principles of Marine Insurance and the commercial context in which they operate;
  • The ability to analyse practical problems and a capacity for independent study;
  • The ability to apply the knowledge gained to problems that arise in practice

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Qualification:  Professional Postgraduate Diploma from World Maritime University. Administered by Lloyd’s Maritime Academy
Start date: 26th September 2016
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 months
Fees: £5050 / US$7830 - £5450 / US$8450. Take a closer look at fees

It is incredible how much one can still learn from this industry. This course provides just that and the best thing of all is that you get direct access to some of the biggest minds out there, their opinion and their insight! The course teaches a practicing surveyor good tips on marine casualty investigation. The contents are superb and the case studies are fantastic.

A. Rosas, Blue Waters Insures Corp

  • Maritime and insurance personnel who desire to have a formal academic qualification
  • Relative newcomers in either shipping or insurance aspiring to increase their knowledge
  • Experienced practitioners needing to deepen their expertise and understanding of the law relating to marine insurance
  • Senior ship officers requiring to broaden their professional competence and lay the foundations for future careers ashore
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Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry
President, World Maritime University

WMU is the global center of excellence for postgraduate maritime education, research and capacity building and it gives me enormous pleasure and pride to present this course. It is my hope that you will find this postgraduate programme relevant to your needs and I invite you to join this course as an investment well worth making. We have a commitment to the highest level of academic and professional standards.

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Delivered by online tutored distance learning, this programme allows you to study and gain knowledge without disrupting your normal work

You will have access to all course materials, expert tutorial support and peer networking using our online learning management system.

Each module ends with an online test so you can check your understanding of the content.

More about our distance learning

Distance learning, face-to-face workshops, webinars, elearning and blended delivery to match your requirements

We welcome companies placing individual students or groups on any of our publicly advertised distance learning courses, or for larger corporate groups we will deliver to your individual requirements, including instructor lead training, blended delivery solutions, customised assessments, flexible time-scales and dedicated support for learning and development managers.

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This course has summed up the loose ends on many issues for me. It is very easily understandable, very organised and contains logical presentation. My thirst has been quenched!

S.R Ali Shah, Intact Insurance Canada

Ready to apply?

Do not delay your application – you may qualify for an early enrolment discount, and some courses have a maximum number of participants. Our online application form securely accepts payment by credit card in either £, $ or €, or we will invoice you or your employer for payment by bank transfer.

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This is a World Maritime University programme and qualification. The course is taught, assessed, quality assured and awarded by the World Maritime University. Enrolment and delivery is managed by Lloyd’s Maritime Academy