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High profile law firms and academics contribute to the programme

About Distance Learning

Flexible, easily accessible, cost effective, global classroom.

Just some of the reasons why it is the best training solution for you.

Maritime Law: In-company training for your business

Distance learning, instructor led workshops, webinars, elearning and blended delivery for corporate groups.

Postgraduate Diploma in International Maritime Law: essential qualification for the maritime industry

Programme Overview - Postgraduate Diploma in International Maritime Law

This Postgraduate Diploma distance learning course is firmly established as a respected response to the growing demand for education in International Trade and Maritime Law within the shipping, trade and related industries.

By successfully completing this maritime law course you will be able to:
> Understand the principles of International Trade and Maritime Law and the overall commercial context in which those principles operate,
> Analyse practical problems raising legal issues,
> Apply the relevant law to problems that arise in practice,
> Negotiate a dispute settlement,
> Develop the capacity for independent study,
> Gain an internationally recognised qualification from an international university.

Download the latest Postgraduate Diploma in International Maritime Law prospectus here.

English law is recognised internationally as a dominant legal system for maritime and trade contracts, with London as the single most important forum for settling disputes. The law will be studied in relation to how it is applied in practice, and the distance learning course brings together the intellectual rigour of academia with the experience of leading legal practitioners.

This Postgraduate Diploma in International Maritime Law qualification will demonstrate your high level of understanding and knowledge of the most critical aspects of International Trade and Maritime Law.

Distance Learning Prospectus

Distance Learning prospectus

Choice of course specialist modules:

• Ship finance law

• Oil and chemical pollution

• European Union competition law in relation to shipping

• The Four Pillars of Maritime Regulation

Download the latest Diploma in International Maritime Law distance learning syllabus here for the full course content.

LLM in Maritime Law (Top up)

It is possible to further your studies through to a LLM degree by distance learning, (subject to sufficient enrollment).

Successful completion of the course will entitle you to carry your Postgraduate Diploma credits onto the LLM course.


Past students represent some of these companies:

  • UP of Marine Consultancy - Offshore
  • Private Joint Stock Shipping Company
  • Smit
  • De Long Minerals and Logic Tier
  • Caspian Offshore Construction LLP
  • Brit Insurance
  • Hess Services UK Limited
  • UTC Overseas Inc
  • London Offshore Consultants
  • V Ships UK
  • Thomson Reuters Markets
  • Arthur Cox
  • Wang Jing & Co Xamien Office
  • Atlantic
  • MMS Maritime (India) PVT Ltd
  • Ghana Navy
  • Fleet Management Limited
  • BP Shipping Ltd
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Ministry of Energy
  • LMS Ship Management
  • International Marine Transportation Ltd
  • A.M Marine Surveys LLC
  • Total E&P Angola
  • Anthony Veder Rederijzaken
  • Mobil Producing Nigeria Limited
  • Permanent Representation of Cote d'ivoire
  • Monte Carlo People Service Leisure
  • MISC Berhad
  • Eldib Pandi
  • AM Solicitors
  • Gulf Agency Company Limited
  • Lamnalaco Nigeria Ltd
  • Marek Kedziora
  • Prestea Sankofa Gold Ltd
  • L'Amico Tankers Limited
  • V Ships PLC
  • CMA CGM UK Shipping Limited
  • Skuld Germany GMBH
  • Braemar Technical Services
  • Brodies LLP
  • IMC Shipping Pte Ltd
  • BCIT- Marine Campus
  • ZAO "Maersk"
  • UKSA
  • Lalship Sdn BHD
  • Seamec Limited
  • Cayman Islands Shipping Registry
  • OMCI Shipmanagement Pvt Ltd
  • Federal Capital Territroy Administration
  • Nigerian Nay
  • Costamare Shipping Company SA
  • Nigeria LNG Ltd
  • Koch Fertilizer Trading Sarl
  • Ministry of Transport
  • Graham M.Riles & Co Solicitors
  • Ports and Maritime Organziation
  • Navieras Ultragas Ltd
  • Cirrus Oil Services Ltd
  • RCN Group
  • Stichling Hahn Hilbrich GmbH
  • Dobson Fleet Management
  • Industrial Metallurgical Holding
  • DFDS Seaways
  • FCI International Ltd
  • Zenon Pretoleum & Gas
  • Arkas Holdings SA
  • Harper Peterson
  • Enterprises Sipping & Trading SA
  • CIS Navigation INC
  • Ordu University Fatsa Vocational School
  • Tropical Shipping
  • Department of Transport
  • RFIB Group Ltd
  • Patdappas Associates
  • Glencore UK Ltd
  • Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority
  • SMIT Salvage BV
  • Scandlines Deutschland GMBH
  • CT offshore A/S
  • Netherlands Navy
  • Vidya Limite
  • Halul Offshore Services Company
  • Andreas Sofocleous & Co
  • Grindrod Shipping (South Africa) Pty Limited
  • Sonata D.O.O
  • Ghana Maritime Authority
  • Total Trading Asia Pte Ltd
  • Soloi Inc
  • Smithson Services Limited
  • RSA
  • Rachel & Zachs
  • UACC
  • Sanco Marine Services PVT Ltd
  • Fastnet Line Ltd
  • VAVA Crew IC
  • Merchant Navy Boat-Building Ship Base
  • Topaz Marine MENA
  • Qatar Petroleum
  • MSPL Ltd
  • V Ships Asia Pte Ltd
  • US Coast Guard
  • W K Webster & Co Ltd

Continuing Professional Development

Solicitors Regulation Authority

16 hours CPD from 1 November 2015- 31 October 2016, or the new Competence-based evaluation.

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