Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Port Management

Ports are part of the international logistics industry and with this in mind, this management programme incorporates 2 relevant modules concentrating on the role of international trade and the logistics sector. On completion of the course you will have a rounded view of the management of ports and port terminals as well as the wider logistics industry. In addition you will be able to move into port management worldwide, as the programme covers container and bulk port operations at postgraduate level, as well as the personnel issues ensuing from the management of port labour. You will have the option to study risk and safety management, plus the wider aspects of shipping. This will allow you to experience facets of the industry not available on other similar programmes. You will also benefit from industrial visits and hear speakers from the industry further broadening your experience.

Course modules

Core modules: MSc project; global transport systems; legal principles; logistics systems; operations research; port administration; port business strategy; preparing for a project; research skills. Option modules: Export trade law; information management and communications systems; international trade; marine insurance; maritime business and management; maritime finance and economics; maritime law; maritime security; project management; supply chain modelling.

Assessment methods

You will gain knowledge on this course through lectures and directed student-centred learning, such as case studies. You will need to complete open-ended reports and project work to demonstrate your understanding of topics. Assessment is through a combination of coursework including case study reports, assignments and short class tests. Some modules also include problem solving tests through 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

Campus details

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

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