Why choose us for your LLM programme?
Swansea is a city with longstanding maritime tradition. We offer a wide range of LLM degrees, allowing postgraduate students to specialise in Commercial, Maritime, Trade, Oil and Gas and Intellectual Property Law.
- LLM in International Maritime Law
- LLM in International Trade Law
- LLM in International Commercial Law
- LLM in International Commercial and Maritime Law
- LLM in Oil and Gas Law
- LLM Intellectual Property & Commercial Practice
You will study in a professional but friendly environment which attracts students from the Far East, Middle East, Asia, South East Asia, Africa, America and Europe. Students have the opportunity to take part in extracurricular activities, such as mooting and summer schools abroad.
Members of the IISTL are at the forefront of scholarship in their areas. Their skilled and innovative teaching bridges the gap between academia and practice, as evidenced by the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey results.
Gradutes are eligible to apply for several exemptions from the professional qualifying exams of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and the the Chartered Insurance Institute. If you successfully complete the International Commercial Arbitration module, you will be eligible to apply for exemption from level 2 education requirements of CIArb membership allowing you to apply to be awarded the level of Member of the Institute or MCIArb.
The Department of Shipping and Trade Law offers excelllent pastoral support and free English language classes designed to help you improve your critical legal thinking and writing.
We enjoy close links with the legal practice and various elements of the shipping and business sectors and organise employability initiatives such as talks to develop employability skills, guest lectures, an annual LLM Career Fair, Networking events and visits to leading enterprises within the City of London.
Swansea LLM alumni are particularly well placed in the job market all over the world.