Marine Insurance Law & Practice Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip)
This long-established programme has been comprehensively updated and revised for students joining in 2020, to offer an outstanding academic foundation for professionals in the marine insurance industry. Practitioners are empowered to develop their expertise and their careers, and those professionals planning to move into the field of marine insurance are offered a thorough understanding of this sector of the maritime industry.
The programme carries 40 European credits, and can be completed over a single year. It is comprised of five modules.
The Admissions Board will consider only those applicants who meet the following general entrance requirements:
- A minimum of five years' work experience
- A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (with full transcript)
The highest grade certificate of competency for unrestricted service as master mariner or chief engineer
- English language ability (both written and spoken, see below English Requirement)
English Language Requirements
All applicants must submit an internationally recognized English language proficiency test. Acceptable tests include IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge examinations, and GCE O-levels in English language. Other tests are accepted by the Admissions Board only under exceptional circumstances; applicants should check with the Registry in such cases.
Candidates are assessed in accordance with the following general guidelines:
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
WMU’s TOEFL institution code is 9198.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
band 6.0 or above
Please note: the academic, not the general training, version of the test is required
Students who have a pass in a GCE O-level or the equivalent (WAEC, CXC etc) must enclose a copy of their examination results for evaluation by the Admissions Board.
Sometimes applicants’ test results meet the University’s general guidelines, but show weaknesses in a certain skills area. In such cases, the Admissions Board will evaluate the skill level based on guidelines shown above. Information on TOEFL may be obtained through US embassies/consulates or the US Information Service, and on the IELTS and Cambridge Examinations from the British Council or Australian or UK embassies/consulates.
Fees and Costs
|Time frame||11 months (can be completed over a single year, or spread over three years, to allow students maximum flexibility to fit their studies around their demanding careers)|
|Fees||US$ 8,750 (US$ 9,750 when paid in instalments)|
The fees must be paid by bank transfer as follows:
|Account Name:||The World Maritime University|
|IBAN Number:||SE66 3000 0000 0396 8770 2567|
|Bank Address:||PO Box 24, S20124 Malmö, Sweden|
Details of transfer of funds should be sent to: email@example.com Alternative payment options could be arranged upon request
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