Taught course

Maritime Policy and Shipping Management

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff Business School
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

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Months of entry

September

Course content

Examine the maritime industry through multiple disciplines on this practically oriented programme.
Rapid growth and competition in the global shipping industry has left a shortfall of professionals with the tools and techniques to manage ports and shipping operations, in accordance with maritime law and safety regulations.
Coupled with complex systems of ocean governance, ranging from codes of conduct to legally binding regional and international policies, maritime professionals who can chart the course ahead are in high demand.
The business of changing the world is ours.
Our MSc in Maritime Policy and Shipping Management addresses these grand challenges from a range of perspectives. We’ll help you become a management or policy-making professional capable of making decisions that consider the full range of economic, social, environmental and legal impacts of maritime business.
Our experts will draw on academic and consultancy expertise to enhance your international career prospects, introducing you to shipping within wider logistics systems. They’ll use world leading research to give you a critical understanding of the maritime industry, the policy environment within which it operates, and the management of shipping operations.
Distinctive features

  • The programme offers a multi-disciplinary approach to examining the maritime industry, the policy environment within which it operates, and the management of shipping operations.
  • With a variety of options, there are opportunities to specialise in subject areas that are of particular relevance and interest to you.
  • You will be taught by leading academics in the field of maritime affairs with an emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment.
  • You will have the chance to acquire high-quality practical skills and to develop innovative ideas.
  • You will be part of a community at Cardiff Business School which is committed to delivering social improvement alongside economic development in the world’s first Public Value Business School.
  • You will study at a Business School ranked 1st in the UK for research environment and 6th for research excellence (REF 2014), and the only business school in Wales accredited by AACSB International.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 4455