Certificate in the Law of the Sea
Duration 4 months
Registration Any time
Teaching Distance learning
Tuition Fees $2,800
The Certificate in the Law of the Sea has been designed in order to provide the necessary knowledge to people who are willing to work in shipping industry or to people who work in maritime sector and willing to improve their shipping and maritime knowledge.
The program’s goals is to equip students with a thorough knowledge of aspects of the maritime business to enable them to fulfill the requirements to enter within the maritime world and its associated industries. To achieve this purpose, the program offers its students a unique blend of professional and academic courses. Students after this program will become rapidly adaptive to the needs of employers and to respond appropriately and imaginatively to emerging issues in a dynamic industry.
This course will equip the students with a strong background in the standard core curriculum of business administration subjects. Also, it will provide an innovative, “hands-on” approach to instruction directed by dedicated faculty composed of experts in their fields and to provide a good grounding for variety of careers in range of management functions.
At the end of this program the students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the field of shipping and maritime management, structure and operation; to describe the functions of shipping companies, to understand the role of international organizations and Associations, to identify and describe the major issues in the port management, handling of cargoes and documentation involved. At the end of this program the student will be comfortable with the main Maritime Terminology. Also, they will know the standard form contracts, the shipping documents and the Key International Conventions of the IMO, they will develop their capacity for independent learning and continuing professional development as well as they learn scientific writing skills.
|1. Introduction to Shipping, Maritime jobs|
|• Shipowning Company’s Departments and Maritime Jobs Part 1
• Maritime Job Part 2
• Nautical Terminology
• Shipping, and Legal Terminology, Ship’s Tonnage
|2. Law of the Sea 1|
|• Evolution of the Law of the Sea,
• Geneva Conventions 1958 and the Law of the Sea Convention 1982
• Maritime Zones, Normal baselines, Baselines of special circumstances, Internal waters, Jurisdiction over foreign ships in ports, Case study
• Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone, Delimitation of the Territorial Sea, Innocent passage
|3. Law of the Sea 2|
|• Straits used for International Navigation, Transit passage, Straits of Special Regime, Panama Canal, Suez Canal, The Turkish Straits
• Exclusive Economic Zone, Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone, Case study of delimitation in the Eastern Mediterranean. Geomorphic and Legal Continental Shelf, The Continental Shelf of islands
• Archipelagos, Archipelagic States, Archipelagic waters, Archipelagic Sea-lanes passage
• High Seas, Freedom of the High Seas, Jurisdiction, Penal jurisdiction in matters of collision and case study, Unauthorized broadcasting, Slavery, Right to visit, Illicit traffic in narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances
|• 3,000 words Project Report|
Certificate in Maritime and Shipping Management (M200), or related certificate/degree in maritime studies, or professionals in the maritime industry.
English language: GCSE English Language grade 4/C – IB grade 4 Higher Level. If your first language is not English, you will need an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with 5.5 in each component.
Basic Information Technology skills.
Efficient way of study
Every video-lecture is supported by
a text-book which consists of the
speech-text and the Power Point presentation
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Worldwide telematic study. No need to attend physically in the class. You watch the lectures in video form, any time you would like and many times as you need. The speech of every video lecture is written in text form, by including the figures and the highlights of the lecture. You interact with the lecturers and tutors in electronic form.
Assignment & Project
Final viva (live video)
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Career - Maritime jobs explained
Academic staff consisting of professionals with significant career at sea and generally in the shipping industry, being in collaboration with special academic personnel highly expertize in business and the international maritime affairs. Below are the maritime jobs, that our courses prepare you.
WORK IN EXECUTIVE MARITIME POSITIONS
Our students, regardless their professional origin and their academic level, acquire the necessary knowledge which gives them the opportunity to get an outstanding job position in shipping and rise to the highest levels of the maritime industry.
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