Accepted in both... which one to pick -- Southampton or Swansea?


Hi fellows...

I am facing the dilemma of choosing between Sou & Swansea for maritime law. I am a master mariner (with no LLB background) and am looking to enhance my knowledge and get into the shore sector....

Any advice? 

<p>Hi fellows...</p><p>I am facing the dilemma of choosing between Sou &amp; Swansea for maritime law. I am a master mariner (with no LLB background) and am looking to enhance my knowledge and get into the shore sector....</p><p>Any advice?&nbsp;</p>
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kosta

I am a Swansea LLm graduate- completed 7 years ago and now have a great job! In my year there were a few captains like you who studied at Swansea- teaching is so good and students are so much cared for that they completed the LLM without any difficulty and as far as I know they have good jobs with P & I clubs or harbour authoritoies now. Also Swansea is a lovely and reasonably priced City. The locals are very helpful and the School is a great place to study. Go for it!
Kosta


I am a Swansea LLm graduate- completed 7 years ago and now have a great job! In my year there were a few captains like you who studied at Swansea- teaching is so good and students are so much cared for that they completed the LLM without any difficulty and as far as I know they have good jobs with P & I clubs or harbour authoritoies now. Also Swansea is a lovely and reasonably priced City. The locals are very helpful and the School is a great place to study. Go for it!
Kosta
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Maritime Laws ? Southamption...no doubt about it. They have a separate department there for it with exceptional faculty !

Maritime Laws ? Southamption...no doubt about it. They have a separate department there for it with exceptional faculty !
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kosta

And Swansea has a Postgraduate Department in Maritime Law.... that cannot be a basis of distinguishing though- well that is my view at least. And I have first hand experience and working in maritime practice- in the eyes of employers especially in the last 5-6 years Swansea graduates are very valuable and employable!

And Swansea has a Postgraduate Department in Maritime Law.... that cannot be a basis of distinguishing though- well that is my view at least. And I have first hand experience and working in maritime practice- in the eyes of employers especially in the last 5-6 years Swansea graduates are very valuable and employable!
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flori

In my eyes there are no significant differences between Swansea and Southampton when it comes to reputation/ employment prospects.

Having said that I would also recommend Swansea based upon "quality of life"-issues like touristic value, nightlife, accommodation options etc.

(The weather will be terribly during late autumn and winter, though ;-))

Bye
flori

In my eyes there are no significant differences between Swansea and Southampton when it comes to reputation/ employment prospects.

Having said that I would also recommend Swansea based upon "quality of life"-issues like touristic value, nightlife, accommodation options etc.

(The weather will be terribly during late autumn and winter, though ;-))

Bye
flori
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niko90

Definitely Swansea.I did a thorough research on the matter as I wanted to be sure about my decision. I spoke with Swansea students and alumni and all of then spoke very highly of the quality of the course, the approachability of the lecturers and the preparation they are offered on their employability (Careers Fair/ Employability sessions etc). I spoke also with people from the shipping industry and they said that they tend to hire Swansea graduates because of the depth of knowledge they obtain at their LLM. I am planning to enroll to the Swansea Maritime LLM this September .Swansea it is then!

Definitely Swansea.I did a thorough research on the matter as I wanted to be sure about my decision. I spoke with Swansea students and alumni and all of then spoke very highly of the quality of the course, the approachability of the lecturers and the preparation they are offered on their employability (Careers Fair/ Employability sessions etc). I spoke also with people from the shipping industry and they said that they tend to hire Swansea graduates because of the depth of knowledge they obtain at their LLM. I am planning to enroll to the Swansea Maritime LLM this September .Swansea it is then!
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Hi fellows...I am facing the dilemma of choosing between Sou & Swansea for maritime law. I am a master mariner (with no LLB background) and am looking to enhance my knowledge and get into the shore sector....Any advice? 

I did my maritime LLM in Swansea and I am so glad my decision was so right!!!! I work in a P&I Club now and I would not have been able to face the everyday work challenges without my Swansea LLM. My Swansea LLM did prepare me for the real world as teaching was practice -oriented (some of the Swansea lecturers worked in practice before joining academia and they use practical examples to explain us the law). The lecturers are very approachable, the library is up to date and the city is very picturesque as it is built by the sea. If I had to choose again, I would go for Swansea!!! No doubt about it!!!

<blockquote>Hi fellows...I am facing the dilemma of choosing between Sou & Swansea for maritime law. I am a master mariner (with no LLB background) and am looking to enhance my knowledge and get into the shore sector....Any advice? </blockquote>
I did my maritime LLM in Swansea and I am so glad my decision was so right!!!! I work in a P&I Club now and I would not have been able to face the everyday work challenges without my Swansea LLM. My Swansea LLM did prepare me for the real world as teaching was practice -oriented (some of the Swansea lecturers worked in practice before joining academia and they use practical examples to explain us the law). The lecturers are very approachable, the library is up to date and the city is very picturesque as it is built by the sea. If I had to choose again, I would go for Swansea!!! No doubt about it!!!
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stellarlig...

Hi fellows...I am facing the dilemma of choosing between Sou & Swansea for maritime law. I am a master mariner (with no LLB background) and am looking to enhance my knowledge and get into the shore sector....Any advice? 

I did my maritime LLM in Swansea and I am so glad my decision was so right!!!! I work in a P&I Club now and I would not have been able to face the everyday work challenges without my Swansea LLM. My Swansea LLM did prepare me for the real world as teaching was practice -oriented (some of the Swansea lecturers worked in practice before joining academia and they use practical examples to explain us the law). The lecturers are very approachable, the library is up to date and the city is very picturesque as it is built by the sea. If I had to choose again, I would go for Swansea!!! No doubt about it!!!


Reading the posts here and on different sites I would have to agree with marinaespana - it seems that Swansea leads in this department ;) plus the city is indeed beautiful (that I checked myself!) all the best of luck!

<blockquote><blockquote>Hi fellows...I am facing the dilemma of choosing between Sou & Swansea for maritime law. I am a master mariner (with no LLB background) and am looking to enhance my knowledge and get into the shore sector....Any advice? </blockquote>
I did my maritime LLM in Swansea and I am so glad my decision was so right!!!! I work in a P&I Club now and I would not have been able to face the everyday work challenges without my Swansea LLM. My Swansea LLM did prepare me for the real world as teaching was practice -oriented (some of the Swansea lecturers worked in practice before joining academia and they use practical examples to explain us the law). The lecturers are very approachable, the library is up to date and the city is very picturesque as it is built by the sea. If I had to choose again, I would go for Swansea!!! No doubt about it!!!</blockquote>

Reading the posts here and on different sites I would have to agree with marinaespana - it seems that Swansea leads in this department ;) plus the city is indeed beautiful (that I checked myself!) all the best of luck!
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