Module F1: General Average, Salvage and Carriage of Goods by Sea

Module F2: Hull & Machinery / Loss of Hire / War Risks / Cargo

Module F3: Collisions / Recoveries / Freight

Module F4: Practical Adjustment

These modules require a detailed knowledge of their subjects and the pass mark is 75%. The papers for Modules F1, F2, and F3 are of 3 hours duration. In addition to the core topics, a number of questions on miscellaneous matters are included, as detailed in the respective syllabuses which may be accessed from this page.

The Practical Adjustment paper F4 lasts up to 7 hours and texts of the York Antwerp Rules and standard clauses etc are provided.

Please note the following:

  • It is a requirement for candidates taking Fellowship modules to have passed their Associateship and to have a paid-up subscription
  • An Associate will become a Senior Associate upon passing Module F1 plus either Module F2 or Module F3.
  • Upon becoming a Senior Associate, a candidate must pass the remaining Module (F2 or F3) in order to be eligible to sit Module F4.
  • The Fellowship qualification is awarded to candidates who pass all four F-level Modules.

Candidates who are contemplating sitting Module F1 in March 2023 should note the following:

  • In light of the reform of Lloyd’s Open Form leading to the 2020 version, the syllabus for this Module has been updated to reflect the specific topics and details with which Candidates should be familiar.
  • The Examiners have also taken the opportunity to add 3 law cases to the list relating to COGSA. Other minor textual changes have been made for clarity

The changes to the syllabus have been highlighted in yellow on the attached document.

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