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Diploma in Marine Insurance

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12 months

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Professional Development Diploma

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Course Summary

Deepen your marine insurance knowledge with an industry recognised online diploma.

Gain a comprehensive and practical understanding of the legal and operational principles of marine insurance.

What you'll learn

  • Explain the identity of the parties, the subject matter of the insurance, and the perils insured and excluded.
  • Discuss the nature and origins of the duty of utmost good faith in insurance law.
  • State the legal nature of terms (warranties, condition precedents and suspensory provisions).
  • Explain the terms incorporated into the contract to protect against risk alteration during the currency of the policy.
  • Define standard terms used for insuring cargo carried by sea.
  • Discuss the structure and composition of P&I Clubs.
  • Identify and discuss emerging risks for the marine sector (i.e., cyber risks and piracy).
  • Examine legal issues surrounding submission of a claim under a marine insurance policy.
  • Evaluate the doctrine of contribution between insurers.

How you'll learn

Every course is broken down into manageable modules, designed to accelerate your learning process through diverse learning activities:

  • Work through your instructional material online
  • Interact with your peers and learning facilitators through the online forum to discuss subject related issues and to network with your fellow learners
  • Investigate relevant, real-world case studies
  • Apply what you learn each week to ongoing project submissions


Case Study - Core
Formation of Marine Insurance Contracts - Core
Introduction to Marine Insurance Law and Markets - Core
Subrogation, Contribution and Rights of Third Parties in Marine Insurance - Core
The Utmost Good Faith in Marine Insurance Law - Core
The Legal Nature of Terms and Coverage under Marine Policies - Core
Hull and Machinery Insurance - Core
Marine Cargo Insurance - Core
P & I Insurance and Practice - Core
Claiming Under a Marine Policy - Core
Insurance Cover for Emerging Marine Risks - Core

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

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