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MSc in Maritime Affairs - Port Management

World Maritime University
14 months
Full time
Master's degree
Malmö
English

Program description

international studentsThe MSc in port management program emphasizes the practical application of expertise. It offers both an overview of the complex, inter-related maritime field, as well as the opportunity to specialize.

The program is designed to respond directly to the real needs of the maritime industry, and to equip graduates with the skills needed today and in the future.

The port management specialization has been designed for port managers and those at an executive level in port authorities, transport planning departments or private companies. It provides a thorough understanding of different aspects of port management, including both the technical and commercial aspects and the principles and practices of modern port management.

It is academically challenging and professionally oriented, and is designed for ambitious, mid-career maritime professionals. It provides a particularly strong foundation if you intend to move into an international career.  

WMU is active in research that is influencing the development of the maritime industry. From the effects of climate change to maritime safety & security, from piracy to port state control, WMU’s faculty are involved in directional research that also adds significant value to the content of the MSc program, keeping it fresh and relevant.

Admission requirements

The University admits only mature students who are already established in a career in the maritime field. The admissions board will consider only those applicants who meet the minimum general entrance requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, or an equivalent university qualification or the highest grade certificate of competency for unrestricted service as master mariner or chief engineer, or equivalent maritime qualifications AND
  • substantial, directly relevant professional experience
  • Competence in English language, demonstrated by an internationally recognised standard test
  • Computer competence (at least the ability to use Microsoft Office)

In addition to meeting the requirements for the standard, 14-month program, applicants for advanced standing must demonstrate that they have already covered the content of the first term of the standard program. 


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Tuition fees

The University fees for entrants to the Class of 2016 are as follows:

  • Standard MSc program: $26,600
  • Accelerated MSc program: $23,600          
  • English & Study Skills Program: $5,500

Qualification

Master of Science in Maritime Affairs

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About this institute

World Maritime University

World Maritime University (WMU) offers MSc and PhD programs, postgraduate diplomas, and professional development courses with the highest standards in maritime affairs. Located in Malmö, Sweden, the school has additional MSc programs in Shanghai and Dalian, China. WMU promotes the...


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Why study at World Maritime University

Sweden ranked #3 study abroad country

Sweden has been ranked the #3 study abroad country in Europe for 2020! With a high English language proficiency and the headquarters of companies like H&M and Spotify, Sweden was also ranked #1 in Europe for students who want to achieve their career goals.

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World Maritime University

World Maritime University
Fiskehamnsgatan 1
211 18 Malmö
Sweden

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www.wmu.se

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