Maritime Law in DMU ranks first in China among all relevant programs in the field of maritime jurisprudence. This program cultivates legal professionals with the systematic legal knowledge to engage in legal work in port and shipping businesses, foreign-invested enterprises, legislative, administrative, judicial, arbitration agencies, and legal service organizations on the basis of the solid foundation of relevant laws and policies.
This program aims at cultivating high-level, application-oriented, well-rounded and well-grounded legal professionals with solid foreign language foundation, systematic legal knowledge mastery, profound understanding of the shipping industry (international economy) and related business.
Most graduates of maritime law work as lawyers, judges, procurators, inhouse-legal professionals, legal consultants, etc. Most of them have become elite legal professionals.
The main courses generally include Legal Philosophy, Chinese Law History, Constitution, Administrative Law and Administrative Litigation law, Introduction to Civil Law, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property Law, Economic Law, Criminal Law, Civil Procedural law, Public International Law, Private International Law，Introduction to International Economic Law，Admiralty Law, Law of Ships and Crew, Property Law of Ship, Liner Shipping Practice and Law, Charter Party Practice and Law, Marine Insurance Law, Practice and Law of International Shipping Agency, Maritime Procedure and Arbitration, Introduction to Navigation, Introduction to Marine Engine, etc.