Solent University (Southampton)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Solent University

Maritime Business & Law (Top-Up)

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Course summary

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The maritime business sector is vast and multidisciplinary – with around 90% of global trade transported by sea, and a complex network of national and international regulations and laws. This specialist top-up degree delivers in-depth understanding of the legal framework which underpins maritime business, addressing complexities of safe delivery, ownership, insurance and more. On graduating you will have a thorough and current education in maritime business and law, with the knowledge to make an immediate contribution to industry organisations. And you will have the ability to apply that knowledge to real-world challenges, thanks to exercises incorporating real problems derived from the industry, which explore the practical and practicable applications of theory and technical concepts. As part of our shipping and maritime business programme, you will study as part of a large and diverse cohort of international students, giving you the chance to build an effective network of global professional connections – and benefit from a wide range of culturally and professionally diverse perspectives. Our maritime business conference and associated events further enhances your professional network, bringing experts and alumni from the industry onto campus. Taught by staff with a wide range of experience and knowledge in the industry and related specialisms, this intellectually challenging course is tailored to the requirements of the maritime industry – producing graduates with exceptional understanding and judgement, an analytical approach to problem solving and the ability to communicate effectively. Armed with a highly relevant and transferable skillset, you will be well placed to develop a great career. Solent is located close to the port of Southampton which is the top export port in the UK. What does this course lead to? As a graduate you’ll have a wide range of options in the industry available to you, including charterer, ship broker, ship operator, ship manager, or work with a port agency Who is this course for? This programme is suited to applicants who wish to develop a better understanding of the practical application of maritime law within the shipping industry.

Course details

Modules

CORE MODULES Dissertation Strategic Management Marine Insurance Financial Management Maritime Law

Assessment method

This course is assessed through a mixture of written assignments, group reports, presentations and an exam.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Shipbrokers, Institute of

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
MB14
Institution code:
S30
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with 5.5 in each individual component.
TOEFL (iBT)80with a minimum of 20 in each individual compoenent.

All international applicants need to be aware that the English language requirements to attend Solent University, and the English language requirements to obtain a visa from the Home Office, may be different. This means that if you meet the Solent University language requirement to gain a place on the course, you may still have to meet additional requirements to be granted with a visa by the Home Office. We strongly advise all applicants to visit the Home Office website which outlines all the requirements for a successful visa application and to take a look at this PDF document which outlines both Solent University and Home Office requirements for a number of language tests.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £13800 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria. Check out our bursaries and scholarships pages to find out more.

Maritime Business & Law (Top-Up) at Solent University (Southampton) - UCAS