Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Port Management

LJMU provides training, education and research to the maritime sector. This Port Management MSc reflects almost 125 years of experience and excellence in the sector. - Study at one of the UK's leading schools in Engineering, Technology and Maritime Operations - Benefit from almost 125 years expertise in delivering professional maritime courses - Access the expertise of the Liverpool Maritime Academy - an international centre of excellence in maritime education and professional training - Study alongisde students from all over the world Developed and delivered by our highly qualified and respected academic team, the programme combines specialist knowledge with relevant industrial experience. This combination of academic and professional expertise, as well as our well-established links with the industry and the worldwide maritime research sector, will help to ensure that you are well prepared to meet the opportunities and challenges of this expanding sector.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: a minimum 2:2 honours degree in an engineering discipline or an equivalent professional qualification with relevant work experience Additional information: IELTS English language requirement: 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component) RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Msc Project (60 credits) Global Transport Systems (10 credits) Legal Principles (10 credits) Logistics Systems (10 credits) Operations Research (10 credits) Port Administration (10 credits) Port Business Strategy (10 credits) Preparing for Project (10 credits) Research Skills (10 credits) Export Trade Law (10 credits) Information Management and Communication Systems (10 credits) International Trade (10 credits) Marine Insurance (10 credits) Maritime Business and Management (10 credits) Maritime Finance and Economics (10 credits) Maritime Law (10 credits) Maritime Security (10 credits) Project Management (10 credits) Supply Chain Modelling (10 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. On this programme you will be assessed through a combination of coursework including case study reports, assignments and short class tests. Some modules also include problem solving tests through unseen written exams.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 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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