Courses & Units

Maritime Law JNB520

Introduction

Maritime Law is a key unit for those interested in the legal underpinnings of world trade, commerce and development.

Maritime law examines the fundamental legal framework for the conduct of international and domestic maritime trade and commerce. Maritime law has ancient roots in Greek and Roman laws; but at the same time is fresh, contemporary and very responsive to market needs.

Topics addressed by the unit include the scope and purpose of sea carriage documents; the role of international maritime transport regimes; the changing laws with respect to intermodal transport; the long-standing laws of general average and salvage; the particular laws with respect to marine insurance and the special body of laws in relation to ships (admiralty law).

Summary

Unit name Maritime Law
Unit code JNB520
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Australian Maritime College
Maritime and Logistics Management
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator

Owen Nguyen

Teaching staff

John Streeter

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
3 090999

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-campus: One 2 to 3 hour lecture and workshop per week depending on number of students enrolled.

Distance: Study Guide and Readings.

Assessment

On-campus: Coursework 50%, Examination 50%

Distance: Coursework 50%, Take-home Examination 50%

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