Our group of students consists of either top-quality Law graduates or graduates of other disciplines who have relevant work experience of more than two years.
We have students from Greece and from other countries including Switzerland, Italy, Norway, France and the United Kingdom.
This course is suitable for Law graduates who want to specialise in maritime law, or maritime professionals who want to enhance their knowledge of maritime law.
You should ideally hold an upper second-class UK Law degree (or 7/10 Greek equivalent). We will consider applications from those who hold a first degree in Shipping, Economics, Engineering or Management studies, or a Law degree lower than an upper second class equivalent, if the applicant has at least two years of relevant job experience. Applicants without a degree will only be considered if they have extensive high-level work experience.
Applicants who have not graduated from a UK university will need to hold one of the following qualifications:
The language qualification must have been completed a maximum of two years prior to applying for this course.
Due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs, we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.
If you are not from the European Economic Area / Switzerland and you are coming to study in the UK, you may need to apply for a visa or entry clearance to come to the UK to study.
The way that you apply may vary depending on the length of your course. There are different rules for:
If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK, you cannot undertake any City courses on a part-time basis.
For more information see our main Visa page.
We offer placements in collaboration with Thomas Cooper Law Firm in Piraeus Greece. You will be given tours in a shipping company, too. We are cooperating with Real Time Graduates, which is a project finding placements for shipping graduates in Greece.
Classes take place in the fully equipped Hellenic Lloyd’s Register seminar rooms in Piraeus, Greece.
We offer a free language course for City University London students.
The following academics teach on this course:
Each module on the course is taught within 24 hours in the form of three teaching blocks of eight hours each (on a Friday and a Saturday).
Our graduates are equipped for work in:
Past graduates of the course are working in big shipping companies, law firms and P&I Clubs such as: