Entry requirements

Applicants would normally require one of the following: A good honours degree or equivalent in Maritime, Logistics, Science, Business, Management or Engineering related study. Certain professional qualifications will be considered at the discretion of the programme team. Typically these should be a UK Class 1 Master Mariner or Chief Engineer certificate of competence, or a non-UK equivalent. Non-UK applicants will be expected to have demonstrated competence in English language equivalent to IELTS 6.0 within the previous 24 months. Applicants who have studied and successfully achieved a UK degree within the previous 24 months are exempt from this requirement.

Course Structure- Core Modules: Port Management; Logistics and Supply Chain; Management, International Trade and Logistics; Maritime Transports Systems; Research Methods; MSc Maritime Project.Option modules (1 module from the following): Integrated Maritime Pollution Control; Marine and Offshore Safety Analysis; Maritime Information Technology; Marine Insurance.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Study for this Masters in Port Management at the world famous Liverpool Maritime Academy. Based at Liverpool John Moores University, this postgraduate School has a 100 year history and global links with maritime courses and industry.

  • Course available to study full time (1 year) and part time (2 years)
  • Study at one of the UK’s leading schools in Engineering, Technology and Maritime Operations
  • Nearly 125 years expertise in delivering professional courses for the maritime industry
  • The Liverpool Maritime Academy is an international centre of excellence in maritime education and professional training and education
Ports are a crucial part of the growing international logistics industry. This programme concentrates on the business side of the field including modules on the role of international trade and the logistics sector.

The course provides you with a rounded view of the management of ports and port terminals and the wider logistics industry. Covering container and bulk port operations at postgraduate level, in addition to personnel issues in port labour management, the programme is an ideal preparation for a career in worldwide port management.

You also have the option to study law and security management, along with the wider aspects of shipping. To broaden your experience and increase your contacts you will have access to employer visits and listen to speakers from industry.

Many of our research outcomes are also finding applications in other industrial and commercial sectors including transport, chemicals, and financial services. The group has current industrial research collaborations with AMEC, Bibby Line, Shell, Lloyds Register, QARS Management & Engineering Consulting, VECTRA Group Ltd and the Offshore Safety Division of the UK government’s Health and Safety Executive.

Our highly qualified and respected academic team combines specialist knowledge with relevant industrial experience. This combination of academic and professional expertise will help to ensure that you are well prepared to meet the opportunities and challenges of this expanding sector.

Information for international students

LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/international-students for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please contact the Faculty of Engineering and Technology for up to date information regarding fees. The Faculty can be contacted by email at fetadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk or telephone 0151 231 2777


Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090