International Maritime Business MSc

Solent University

Key Information

Course duration: 1 year

Mode of study: Full time

Qualification: MSc - Master of Science


Home students: £7,980 per year
EU students: £7,980 per course
Overseas students: £13,500 per year

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The Course


This course will enable maritime professionals or recent maritime or shipping graduates to progress their career or diversify into ship management or port operations/management. This course helps to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to operate successfully within the international maritime industry. The course has a strong business focus and explores the complex factors involved in the management of ships and shipping operations worldwide. Students will also reflect on the key aspects of maritime law, operations and risk management techniques and look at the impact of international trade on management strategies in the industry.

Recently, Southampton Solent University launched the China Centre (Maritime) with the key aim of growing a number of strong links with industry and with maritime universities in China, allowing the University to be at the forefront of international research and global trade developments. With a rich blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, our graduates are well equipped for careers in ship management or port operations/management, either in the UK or internationally. Our graduates have pursued a variety of careers in organisations such as BP; The Baltic Exchange; DHL; Grimaldi Group; IKEA; Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers; Rio Tinto; Royal Caribbean International and Transport Malta.

Solent University

University League Table Ranking: 112th

Solent University is a dynamic and ambitious international university, spanning business and law, the creative industries, engineering and technology, maritime, media, sport and tourism. The university has invested extensively in facilities and buildings, due for completion in 2019. It is also home...

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Postal Address

Maritime, Science and Engineering School
Solent University
East Park Terrace
SO14 0YN

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