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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 a UK 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:

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

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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