-Ability to take all four modules regarded as fundamental to maritime law (Admiralty Law, Carriage of Goods by Sea, International Trade Law and Marine Insurance Law)
-Range of modules building on the strengths in law and marine studies in Plymouth
-Option to take up to 40 credits of related modules, taught in Plymouth Business School
-Option to study the LLM on a part time basis, over two years
General programme structure
The structure for full time study is 120 credits of taught modules followed by a dissertation over the summer vacation. A part time LLM will also be offered.
None of the taught modules are compulsory therefore, subject to the 40 credit limit on modules offered by the Plymouth Business School, and the restrictions on combinations of subjects, the 120 credits in total can be made up of any module combination.
Detailed programme structure
Modules will include
-Carriage of goods by Sea
-International Trade Law
-Marine Insurance Law
-Carriage of Goods by Road, Rail, Air and Combined Transport
-Oil Pollution at sea
-EU Maritime Law
-Economic Analysis of Maritime Law
-Environmental Law and Ethics
-Laws, Institutions and the Regional Seas
-Students who take just 80 credits from a select combination of modules and base their dissertation on a related subject will be entitled to an LLM in Maritime Law.
LLM students will also be able to take (if they wish) up to 40 credits from the following range of 20-credit modules, on matters related to shipping and finance, offered by Plymouth Business School:
-Maritime Finance and Business Modelling
-Logistics, Supply Chains, Systems and Methods
-Port Policies and Management
-International Supply Chain Systems