MBA in Shipping & Logistics

Informa Connect
2 years
Full time
Scholarships available

About this program

MBA in Shipping & Logistics

The leading online master of business administration for the maritime industry

The MBA that combines quality with flexibility for future maritime industry leaders – develop your ability to perform at the highest level of business management.

Admission requirements

Student Profile

The MBA in Shipping and Logistics is aimed at those aspiring to the pinnacle of executive management, with the current profile including:

  • CEO, Directors and Senior Management
  • Captains, Masters, Pilots
  • Officer
  • Project Managers
  • Consultants
  • Technical
  • Port, Terminal, Harbour
  • Chartering, Trading
  • Health, Safety, Quality
  • Logistics
  • Legal, Insurance
  • Sales

Entry Requirements

We consider applications on their individual merits and circumstances. However, as a guide, the elements we consider when assessing the suitability of an applicant are:

  • A Bachelors Degree or an equivalent qualification normally at second class honours or above - or equivalent international academic qualification.
  • A minimum of two years’ relevant managerial or professional work experience since undergraduate graduation. Managerial experience means having responsibility for people and / or functions and / or relevant technical expertise.
  • Candidates without an undergraduate honours degree must demonstrate significant managerial experience and may be required to submit a GMAT test result of 550 or higher. A full description of your experience is essential to show clearly your successful career path and the contribution you can make to the MBA Program.
  • At least two years' experience working in the maritime industry or related sector.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is a requirement for entry to the Program and evidence may need to be provided. Where English is a second language you will be required to demonstrate a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 575 or have successfully completed an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification at a recognised institution where the medium of tuition and assessment was entirely in English (proof must be provided).
  • For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.

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Program content

  • Module 1 - Induction
  • Module 2 - Shipping Business Environment and International Trade
  • Module 3 - Business Strategy
  • NEW: Module 4 - Leading and Managing People
  • Module 5 - Advanced International Marketing
  • Module 6 - Finance and Risk Management
  • NEW: Module 7 – Digitalisation in Shipping
  • NEW: Module 8 – Business Transformation Project

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Program delivery

We suggest around 18-20 hours per week (or 75 hours a month) will be needed to be spent on coursework, reading, discussion and assessments.


  • The total tution fee for the two year MBA program is £17,000 / US$22,950 (VAT exempt).
  • Anyone applying before 15 July 2022 will receive a £1000 / US$1350 discount on the program fees so don't delay your application.


What you'll learn

  • Enhance and extend previous experience in business and management
  • Apply existing and newly acquired knowledge and experience to complex business issues
  • Prepare for leadership and transformational roles in business Improve strategic thinking and innovation skills
  • Acquire improved communication, writing and time management techniques
  • Demonstrate a broad perspective on organisational management and its wider impact on society and the environment
  • Develop advanced knowledge of your organisation, its management and the environment in which it operates and apply this to the global maritime and related fields
  • Operate and manage in a global and multicultural environment
  • Develop interpersonal, networking, virtual teamwork and group management skills
  • Gain higher levels of self-confidence and awareness of unique strengths and abilities

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Informa Connect

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Contact info

Informa Connect

149 Tottenham Court Rd, Fitzrovia
W1T 7AD London
United Kingdom

Phone no: +44 020 7017 4483

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