The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London is offering two partial scholarships for Home/EU students. Scholarships are open to applicants who have an offer of study on the full-time LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus).
The LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece) is a new programme created by Queen Mary University of London, following the success of the London-based LLM in International Shipping Law. This programme will be taught by Centre for Commercial Law Studies academic staff at the Hellenic Management Centre (HMC) in Piraeus, Greece.
It is aimed at lawyers and professionals with relevant work experience and is taught in two intensive blocks, so that you can fit it in with your other commitments.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study full-time LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus)
Scholarship Award: The LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus) Partial Scholarships worth £5,500 each, cover the 50 per cent of the tuition fee in the form of a fee waiver; the scholarships do not cover additional course costs (books etc.) or accommodation fees. Scholarships are not payable directly to successful applicants but are offset against your student fee invoice. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, the submitted personal statement in response to the set question as detailed in the application, and in financial need and professional/extracurricular achievements.
Number of Scholarships: There are two partial scholarships available.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility: The LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus) partial scholarships are open to applicants who have an offer of study on the full-time LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus). If you have applied for funding elsewhere and are successful in receiving such funding you must inform us immediately. In the event that you are awarded funding elsewhere, we will withdraw your application. If you are awarded one of our LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus) partial scholarships and are then awarded funding elsewhere the offer of being awarded our scholarship will be withdrawn.
Nationality: Scholarships are open to all Home/EU applicants.
College Admission Requirement
Law graduates: The usual qualification for entry to the LLM programme is a degree in law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or equivalent). Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify.
Non-law graduates: As the programme will be principally addressed to working professionals, non-law graduates will also be considered on the basis of professional experience that directly relates to the specialisation of the programme. Membership of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers along with professional experience will also be considered. In all cases, a full online application is required in order for a fair assessment and decision to be made. Each application is considered on its merits and on sight of full application documents.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: Non-native English speakers are required to demonstrate that they meet the Queen Mary minimum English language entry requirements through a recognised English language qualification, namely IELTS, ILEC or the PTE Academic English Test.
How to Apply: Students holding a full-time offer should download and complete the LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus) scholarship application form [Word] or [PDF] and submit it, with a CV and copies of transcripts by August 14, 2017. It is acceptable to apply if you have not yet taken your English language test or do not have your final academic grades. You must submit the following documents with your application:
- 1000 word (maximum) statement in response to the following;
- ‘Please explain why you want to study for an LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus) at Queen Mary University of London, what you will bring to the programme and why you feel you should be awarded a scholarship; focusing on your academic and professional achievements (if relevant) and financial need.
- Transcripts of your law degree and any other legal qualifications. Please submit relevant, translated copies only.
- Curriculum Vitae
- 1 x Reference letter (This can be a copy of the reference submitted as part of your LLM application or, if not available to you, you must obtain a reference specifically for this scholarship application). Please do not submit more than one reference letter.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is August 14, 2017.