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International Maritime Law | PG Diploma/LLM

Study international trade and maritime law by distance learning

Commencing 23 September 2019 - Application deadline 30 August

Distance Learning

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements for the Postgraduate Diploma Only

The Admissions Board will consider applicants who meet the minimum general entrance requirements, which are:

  • An undergraduate degree in a related field, or the highest grade Certificate of Competency for unrestricted service as a master mariner or chief engineer
  • Non-graduates with approved professional qualifications or who have sufficient professional experience may also be considered

Students who have an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Law can apply directly for the LLM in International Maritime Law, providing they meet the entry requirements - find out more here.

English Language Requirements

All applicants to the University must offer an internationally recognised English language proficiency test. Acceptable tests include IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge examinations and GCE/SCE O-levels in English language. Other tests may be accepted by the Admissions Board; applicants should check with the Registry in such cases.

Candidates are assessed in accordance with the following general guidelines:


Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

IBT: 80+, PBT: 550+

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

band 6.0 or above

Cambridge Examinations

Proficiency (CPE)

Students must include a copy of their examination results certificate with their application.