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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 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:

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

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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