Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

International Transport, Trade and Logistics

Gain advanced logistics knowledge and management skills with this Masters in International Transport, Trade and Logistics at Liverpool John Moores University. This postgraduate course offers excellent opportunities with global partners. •The Liverpool Maritime Academy is an international centre of excellence in maritime education and professional training and education •Study at one of the UK's leading schools in Engineering, Technology and Maritime Operations •Nearly 125 years expertise in delivering professional courses for the maritime industry •Course available to study full time (1 year) and part time (2 years) •Excellent career opportunities with logistics companies, transport companies, goods producers and suppliers, governmental bodies and consultants International trade is one of the biggest sectors of the global economy and it is taking on even greater importance with the development of burgeoning economies within the manufacturing sector. Global trends in the field are moving away from the emphasis on the transportation element (particularly deep sea shipping), towards a more integrated system of management and communications. Skills in these systems are in demand in the industry. This dynamic course will provide you with the tools to demonstrate a systematic and comprehensive understanding of knowledge relating to International Transport, Trade and Logistics. You'll gain essential critical awareness of factors that influence business, financial and management strategies in the field, including markets, customers, finance, people, operations and ICT. Using qualitative and quantitative methods, you'll learn how to find solutions to industry-related issues. You'll conduct research, using research design, data collection, analysis, synthesis and reporting techniques to develop systems and outcomes.

Course modules

Please see guidance below on core and option modules for further information on what you will study. Level 7 •MSc project •Export trade law •Global transport systems •International trade •Legal principles •Logistics systems •Operations research •Preparing for project •Research skills •Supply chain modelling •Information management and communication systems •Maritime law •Maritime security •Port administration •Port business strategy •Project management

Assessment methods

You will gain knowledge on this course through lectures and directed student-centred learning, such as case studies. You will also have the opportunity to complete open-ended reports and project work to demonstrate your understanding of topics. Assessment is through a combination of coursework in the form of case study reports and assignment submissions and, where appropriate, short class tests. Some modules also include testing of problem solving skills through a combination of unseen written examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,050 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 39 per Credit (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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