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Shipping, Trade and Finance MSc

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Cass Business School

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview
The Masters in Shipping, Trade and Finance is for business-focused individual with a high-performing career in global shipping and its associated industries as your ultimate goal. Equally at home with practical subjects and academic theory, you thrive on solving tough challenges under time constraints. You want to acquire or sharpen the skills necessary to operate at an executive level in areas ranging from shipping, supply chain and commodities, to finance, investment, trading, banking and related sectors and industries.

Objectives

The MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance is offered through the Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance. The Centre is widely recognised and valued by practitioners and academics.

Since its launch in 1983, its three primary aims remain the same:

Offer high quality teaching in its three interlinked disciplines of shipping, trade and finance
Produce high quality research in these areas
Create a forum for international dialogue between academia, industry and government and to link decision makers.

The combination of the three disciplines of shipping, trade and finance was pioneering at the time but also remains current and relevant in today’s economic and financial environment. This multi-disciplinary approach ensures that you are equipped with competitive skills and knowledge not only in the core area of shipping but also in the areas of commodity trade, ship finance, banking and investment.

Structure
What will you learn

Acquire a comprehensive grasp of the interlocking disciplines of shipping, trade and finance
Develop your range of hard and soft skills as an international decision maker
Develop your understanding of a wide range of economic issues that affect the shipping industry and all who work within it
Network with your peers and business leaders from the global business community
Gain a highly valuable international perspective on the challenges facing executives in shipping, finance, banking and international trade
Acquire a flexible qualification suitable for a wide range of roles in global shipping, commodity trade, investment and finance, from operations to strategy.

The MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance is validated by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS).

Career pathways

Career destinations for MSc Shipping, Trade and Finance

The wide curriculum of the MSc Shipping. Trade and Finance provides a range of employment opportunities for our graduates. Many hold key positions and have eminent careers in over 70 countries in fields including:

Shipping
Investment Banking
Trading
Consulting.

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University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 105 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    159 72%

    17th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    19th

    45
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    79th

    38

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