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Marine Transport Management (Taught)

Newcastle University
1 year
Master's degree
On campus
Newcastle upon Tyne
English
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Program description

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
•regulators
•handling agents
•brokers
•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.

If you don't have a marine background, we recommended that you read one of these books in advance of arriving in Newcastle:
•Reeds Sea Transport, Operations and Economics, 6th Edition, Patrick M Alderton, Adlard Coles Nautical, London, 2011
•Elements of shipping, 8th Edition, Alan E. Branch, Routledge, London, 2007.

Delivery:

Seven taught modules worth 100 credits are delivered through semesters one and/or two. A dissertation or research project, worth 80 credits, is undertaken across the three semesters.

Facilities:

You have access to dedicated facilities including:
•a student common room
•a computer laboratory.

You benefit from a trip on the School's research vessel RV, The Princess Royal in order to experience marine operations in practice. There is also a strong programme of visiting lecturers from industry and site visits.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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Newcastle University

Newcastle University is a world-class research and teaching university, ranked in the top 200 of the world’s best universities. We are proud to have been awarded Gold status by the UK government in the Teaching Excellence Framework in recognition of our provision of consistently outstanding teaching,...


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