Law - (Marine and Maritime Law) (LLM)

University College Cork Ireland

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The award
LLM

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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All study options

About Law - (Marine and Maritime Law) at University College Cork

Overview

The LLM (Marine and Maritime Law) at the School of Law, University College Cork is a new programme which brings together the best legal expertise in the field in Ireland. It covers a range of legal topics from purely Shipping and Maritime Law to Marine Environmental Protection and International Law of the Sea. The programme gives the opportunity to students to work with the best Maritime and Marine Lawyers in the country, under the academic overview of a highly reputable and internationally acclaimed law school. The LLM integrates theoretical and practical learning of the law, and connects module contents with marine and maritime activities taking place in Cork, such as marine environmental research, marine renewables, law enforcement at sea, fisheries management, shipping and port activities. It is a programme based on flexible workload arrangements, and suitable to law graduates and marine and maritime professionals alike.

Applicants for the LLM(Marine and Maritime Law) Degree also have the option of registering for a Postgraduate Diploma in Marine and Maritime Law.Students take 60 credits of taught masters' modules from those on offer for the LLM (Marine and Maritime Law Law). The Postgraduate Diploma can be completed over 9 months full-time or 18 months part-time. Those who wish to apply for the Diploma should contact v.calnan@ucc.ie or anna.osullivan@ucc.ie for application details.

This shorter programme may be attractive to legal professionals and others who may prefer not to make an initial commitment to a full master's programme.Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma may further progress their studies by completing a 15,000 word research dissertation and graduating with a Masters in Law (LLM).

The Diploma Fee is EUR 5,300 Full-time EUR 2,650 part-time

Course Details

?The LLM (Marine and Maritime Law) offers a wide choice of options, allowing students to either specialise in their preferred area of marine or maritime law, or to take a broad range of diverse modules. LLM (Marine and Maritime Law) Modules (110kB)

Students must take 60 credits of taught modules, and complete a dissertation of 15,000-20,000 words worth 30 credits.

The programme modules include:

  • Admiralty Law
  • Sale, Insurance andCarriage of Goods at Sea
  • Ship Finance
  • Introduction to Law of the Sea
  • Global Maritime Security
  • Marine Environmental Law
  • Port Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • Method of Environmental Law

A clinical module on Law of the Sea in Practice give students the opportunity to understand the practice of law enforcement at sea, and includes access to the Naval Service at Cork.

The practical aspect to marine law is also available through science-based, non-law modules on GIS, Remote Sensing and Characteristics of the Marine Environment.

Also, students will have access to certain non-programme but complementary modules, such as Planning Law, Heritage Law, International Refugee Law, Enforcement and Sanctions inAntitrust Law, EU Competition Law, International Criminal Law, International Human Rights Law, Cybercrime, e-Commerce Law.

The LLM (Marine and Maritime Law) in the School of Law, UCC builds on the expertise and reputation of researchers and professionals in Cork and in Ireland to offer a world-class education in Marine Law and in Maritime Law. Whether students are law graduates or marine/maritime professionals, the programme provides them with an in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge and analysis of Marine and Maritime Law.

Please visit the School of Law website at https://www.ucc.ie/en/law-postgrad/ for up to date information on the programme.

Programme regulations are available in the College Calendar

Please see the Book of Modules for a more detailed description of programme modules.

Fact File

Course Code: CKL46 Full-time; CKL47 Part-time

Course Title: Law - LLM (Marine and Maritime Law)

College: Business and Law

Duration: 1 year Full-time; 2 years Part-time

Teaching Mode: Full-time, Part-Time

The part-time option will be taught during weekdays working hours over 2 years.

Qualifications: LLM

NFQ Level: Level 9

Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU fee EUR 8,000 full-time. The part-time course fee is half the full-time fee in the particular year of study.

2016 Entry Requirements: See detailed entry requirements.

Closing Date: See details in application procedure section below

Next Intake: 11 September 2017

Course Practicalities

The course involves a combination of lectures and directed study, and clinical learning. Programme modules are scheduled on Fridays and Saturdays in order to facilitate a flexible workload programme to students, particularly those with a professional career. Non-programme modules are available throughout the week, and where available through digital recording.

Assessment

Individual module assessments can be viewed in the Book of Modules. Most programme and non-programme modules are assessed by way continuous assessment (essays).

Application Procedure

???Application for this programme is on-line at www.pac.ie/ucc . Places on this programme are offered in rounds. The closing dates for each round can be found here. For full details of the application procedure click How to apply.

Please note that you will be asked to fill in a supplementary form as part of the application process for this programme. A copy of this form is available here for the full-time option:CKL46 Supplementary Form LLM (Marine & Maritime Law) (22kB) CKL47 Supplementary Form LLM (Marine & Maritime Law) PT (22kB)All required documentation must be sent in hard copy to The Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1, Courthouse Square, Galway.

The School of Law uses a system of offer rounds to facilitate decision-making and early notification to applicants. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Candidates who do not have their final degree marks available may be made a conditional (provisional) offer.

New applications will continue to be reviewed at each round if there are still programme places available.

Further Contact Information

Programme Coordinator

Name: Dr Bénédicte Sage-Fuller

Email Address: b.sage@ucc.ie

Telephone: +353 (0) 4903812

Address: Aras na Laoi, UCC

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardLLMHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU fee EUR 8,000 full-time. The part-time course fee is half the full-time fee in the particular year of study.

2016 Entry Requirements: See detailed entry requirements.

Closing Date: See details in application procedure section below

Next Intake: 11 September 2017

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University College Cork to find course entry requirements.

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