A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in engineering, a maritime-related subject, economics or business. You will also be considered on an individual basis if you have non-standard qualifications and/or relevant practical experience.
Months of entry
Marine transport moves billions of tonnes of cargo around the world each year. It is one of the most international and critical sectors in the global economy. As a graduate of our course you can work internationally in this diverse industry.
As well as shipping companies and ports, potential employers include:
- logistics service providers
- customs authorities
- financial services providers
- handling agents
- insurance companies
- ship builders
Our teaching is by lectures, seminars and personal supervision. It is delivered by leading staff based at the University, visiting professors and industrial experts. You will also benefit from industry site visits.
You choose from a variety of marine transport related topics for your dissertation using the research strengths of the School of Marine Science and Technology.
Information for international students
To study this course you need to meet our Band 2 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Fees and funding
See our course fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Susan Davies, Postgraduate Programme Co-ordinator, School of Marine Science and Technology
- +44 (0) 191 208 8912