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Postgraduate Diploma in Marine Insurance

Postgraduate Diploma in Marine Insurance

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Insurance Marine Safety

Course type


Course Summary

Study the leading university qualification on marine insurance, law, the market and claims. It equips you with the knowledge to better understand the way marine insurance markets function and the terms of the standard covers available.

This Postgraduate Diploma in Marine Insurance will:

  • Boost your ability to address, analyse and solve insurance problems
  • Look at matters from the perspective of assurers or underwriters
  • Advise clients and underwriters on points of principle and policy wordings

Ideal for:

  • Maritime and insurance personnel who desire to have a formal academic qualification
  • Relative newcomers in either shipping or insurance aspiring to increase their knowledge
  • Experienced practitioners needing to deepen their expertise and understanding of the law relating to marine insurance
  • Senior ship officers requiring to broaden their professional competence and lay the foundations for future careers ashore

Different course options

Study mode



12 months

Start date



Special Categories of Marine Insurance Cover
P&I Clubs and Mutual Insurance
Marine Reinsurance
Principles of Marine Insurance Law

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

The Admissions Board will consider applicants who meet the minimum general entrance requirements, which are: A first degree; Or the highest grade Certificate of Competency for unrestricted service as a master mariner or chief engineer. Non-graduates with approved professional qualifications or who have sufficient professional experience may also be considered. Competence in English is required, as evidenced by a standard, internationally acceptable examination of English. All applicants to the University must offer an internationally recognised English language proficiency test. Acceptable tests include IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge examinations and GCE/SCE O-levels in English language. Other tests may be accepted by the Admissions Board; applicants should check with the Registry in such cases.