Swansea+Shipping and Trade Law


tbaklava

I am a lawyer working in Istanbul for 4 years I intend to do a master degree in shipping and trade law I have been encouraged to apply to Swansea by my boss and a few recent graduates who joined our firm in the last 3 years Anyone who has personal experience to tell me how the degree and teaching is at Swansea I am old enough to know that league tables are bs *marketing ploy exposed by many universities* and mainly reliant on data concerning undergraduate studies So please no generic advice on league positions I need specific advice on LLM degrees and the practicality of teaching at Swansea and how you rate it or what you heard about it from practice and friends
Thanks in advance
Tarik B

I am a lawyer working in Istanbul for 4 years I intend to do a master degree in shipping and trade law I have been encouraged to apply to Swansea by my boss and a few recent graduates who joined our firm in the last 3 years Anyone who has personal experience to tell me how the degree and teaching is at Swansea I am old enough to know that league tables are bs *marketing ploy exposed by many universities* and mainly reliant on data concerning undergraduate studies So please no generic advice on league positions I need specific advice on LLM degrees and the practicality of teaching at Swansea and how you rate it or what you heard about it from practice and friends
Thanks in advance
Tarik B
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flori

Hello Tarik,

I need specific advice on LLM degrees and the practicality of teaching at Swansea and how you rate it or what you heard about it from practice and friends


LLM International Maritime law at Swansea (some years ago) - practicality of teaching: very high.

Rating: Best LLM program I have ever attended (#1 out of 1) :-)

Joking aside, if you are set on a degree in shipping and trade law, you cannot go wrong with Swansea.

Are there alternatives? Absolutely.
Are those alternatives better than Swansea? I have no idea (guessing from extended discussions with graduates from other shipping-related LLM programs).

Bye
flori

Hello Tarik,

<blockquote> I need specific advice on LLM degrees and the practicality of teaching at Swansea and how you rate it or what you heard about it from practice and friends
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LLM International Maritime law at Swansea (some years ago) - practicality of teaching: very high.

Rating: Best LLM program I have ever attended (#1 out of 1) :-)

Joking aside, if you are set on a degree in shipping and trade law, you cannot go wrong with Swansea.

Are there alternatives? Absolutely.
Are those alternatives better than Swansea? I have no idea (guessing from extended discussions with graduates from other shipping-related LLM programs).

Bye
flori
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kosta

Tarik my friend
I also did LLM at Swanse a few years ago. It was a great experience. The course (functions, guest speakers, career's fair) was well organised and as Flori says the quality of teaching was very high. I follow Swansea's progress closely and they look even stronger now given the additions they made to the teaching team in recent years- i.e. Professor Baughen from Bristol who was not around when I did my degree. They also have several prizes with law firms established, which is a great indication that the market and law firms regard Swansea graduates highly. I do not think you can go wrong with Swansea.

Tarik my friend
I also did LLM at Swanse a few years ago. It was a great experience. The course (functions, guest speakers, career's fair) was well organised and as Flori says the quality of teaching was very high. I follow Swansea's progress closely and they look even stronger now given the additions they made to the teaching team in recent years- i.e. Professor Baughen from Bristol who was not around when I did my degree. They also have several prizes with law firms established, which is a great indication that the market and law firms regard Swansea graduates highly. I do not think you can go wrong with Swansea.
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tbaklava

Flori and Kosta many thanks

what you say confirm what I heard about Swansea. In fact I managed in the last week or so to get in touch with a student who is currently doing her masters at Swansea and she says it is amazing. She has been to an event in London organised by BIMCO and a place has been offered to Swansea LLm students free of charge. They have also a vibrant mooting club and several visiting guests are coming next few weeks. It looks like a place to be. I shall do my best to convience my boss to allow me a year off to do this course at Swansea!

Flori and Kosta many thanks

what you say confirm what I heard about Swansea. In fact I managed in the last week or so to get in touch with a student who is currently doing her masters at Swansea and she says it is amazing. She has been to an event in London organised by BIMCO and a place has been offered to Swansea LLm students free of charge. They have also a vibrant mooting club and several visiting guests are coming next few weeks. It looks like a place to be. I shall do my best to convience my boss to allow me a year off to do this course at Swansea!
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CC_Erika

Dear tbaklava,

I am glad you seem so positive about Swansea because it reflects my own attitude towards the LLM programme there.

I attended Swansea and completely my Maritime and Commercial Law Masters there and I enjoyed it immensely. The teaching quality is excellent, I assure you. I had no complaints about the lecturers there as they were all very impressive and had many publications.

It is a tough course, but that is because the standards are so high, you feel like you come out really having specialised in your subject areas. It looked great for employers and on your CV and I have no regrets about my choice.

I have also heard that Swansea's lecturers have increased and from what I have heard from friends who have done the course in later years, I can only say that it seems like Swansea is improving! I was not fortunate enough to have been taught under Professor Tettenborn, but his reputation precedes him as an expert in Banking and Trade Law.

I understand that there is a new oil and gas subject as well (I am recommending a family member do a Masters there). From my research it looks excellent!

Choose Swansea!

Dear tbaklava,

I am glad you seem so positive about Swansea because it reflects my own attitude towards the LLM programme there.

I attended Swansea and completely my Maritime and Commercial Law Masters there and I enjoyed it immensely. The teaching quality is excellent, I assure you. I had no complaints about the lecturers there as they were all very impressive and had many publications.

It is a tough course, but that is because the standards are so high, you feel like you come out really having specialised in your subject areas. It looked great for employers and on your CV and I have no regrets about my choice.

I have also heard that Swansea's lecturers have increased and from what I have heard from friends who have done the course in later years, I can only say that it seems like Swansea is improving! I was not fortunate enough to have been taught under Professor Tettenborn, but his reputation precedes him as an expert in Banking and Trade Law.

I understand that there is a new oil and gas subject as well (I am recommending a family member do a Masters there). From my research it looks excellent!

Choose Swansea!
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