Candidates will normally have the equivalent of a 2:1 degree (GPA 3.0/4.0) from a recognised institution in a relevant discipline such as Transport, Engineering, Business/Management, Geography, Law, Social Sciences, Maths or Humanities.
Non-graduates with sea captaincy qualifications and extensive marine related work experience will also be considered. .
Applicants whose first language is not English are required to obtain a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each category (or an equivalent English language qualification).
Months of entry
The MSc in Maritime Policy and Shipping Management programme is practically-oriented and it draws heavily on the research and consultancy of the staff, reflecting our leading international position in the field of maritime affairs.
The programme has been developed largely for students who wish to enhance their careers in international management and policy-making in a maritime context, either in practice or in academia. In the taught stage, you will study a combination of core and optional modules covering shipping operations, management, and policy formulation. Opportunities to consider shipping within wider logistics systems are also provided.
The dissertation stage allows you to further develop an area of special interest in the maritime field, enabling you to demonstrate the knowledge and skills you have gained during the taught modules.
The programme equips you to go into the private or public sectors including the business environment, government or academia.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
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