University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Global Shipping Management

The programme provides a global perspective on global shipping management issues and also a high quality of delivery from subject matter experts, from both industry and academia; the programme also features software products and computer-based training from market leaders in the relevant subject areas.

Entry requirements

1st degree in a business, law, science or technology discipline with at least a 2nd Class award; merchant marine or royal navy officer qualifications (or overseas equivalent) with relevant sea-experience and/or equivalent shore based work experience also considered; students with appropriate professional and vocational experience may be considered for the programme subject to demonstrating the potential to succeed in the programme; particular attention is paid to the level of relationship of each individual candidate with the oil and gas industries; overseas qualifications are considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Shipping strategy and management research methodology; individual project; technical elements of ships, maritime conventions and regulations and maritime security; maritime law and maritime insurance; maritime economics and global business management; accounting, finance and planning for the shipping industry; commercial management of ships supply chain management.

Assessment methods

Project work, group work/presentations and assignments in addition to substantial written examination of course materials; the individual project requires submission of a substantial final report/dissertation; assessment of this module involves participation in presentations, reports and a final dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Medway Campus Chatham ME4 4TB South East

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