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International Shipping, MSc

University of Plymouth, the United Kingdom

University of Plymouth

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About International Shipping, MSc - at University of Plymouth

Aim of the programmeThis programme emphasises the commercial aspects of shipping and focuses on the international shipping industry in a global marketplace.General programme structurePlymouth has offered a Master`s programme in International Shipping since 1978, earning a global reputation in industry for providing graduates of the highest calibre. The MSc in International Logistics was introduced in 1991 and the MSc in Port Management in 2001. These one-year Master`s programmes are joint for the first phase (September to December), after which you specialise in international shipping, international logistics or port management. You then prepare a dissertation based on a specific topic connected with your chosen specialism. These programmes allow you to develop an understanding of international shipping, international logistics or port management in the areas of finance; business modelling; research skills; economics; management; organisation; and marketing. They further provide you with the skills and opportunities to design, develop, implement and present a research project at postgraduate level. The MSc in International Shipping programme is industry-focused. We investigate the commercial aspects of shipping, logistics and ports. It emphasises corporate decision-making whilst encouraging practical hands-on research and application. We aim to equip you with the skills required for work in industry, academia or agency work. Recent graduates have found employment in the shipping industry worldwide.

Entry requirements

IELTS overall with 6.5 and a minimum of 5.5 in each element

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