The University of Greenwich

Global Shipping Management

University of Greenwich (Medway Campus)
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Rank: 90 (TCUG)

Location: University of Greenwich (Medway Campus)

Website: www.gre.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2019/01/09

Duration: -

Intl fees: £13500


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Description

This programme provides a unique opportunity to address the academic and educational needs of the rapidly growing and competitive global shipping industry. This postgraduate degree programme addresses the key challenges of the shipping industry through the combination of theoretical maritime and shipping management topics with the emerging industry trends; applying the learning within the shipping, maritime and port industry sectors. This programme provides a global perspective and also maintains a high quality of delivery from experts, from both industry and academia. The programme also features software products and computer-based training from market leaders in the appropriate subject areas.

Requirements

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in a business, law, science or technology discipline with at least a second-class award; or Merchant Marine or Royal Navy Officer qualifications (or overseas equivalent) with relevant sea-experience and/or equivalent shore based work experience will be 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 shipping industry. Overseas qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Full-time or part-time admission with advanced standing will be considered on an individual basis. Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Greenwich.

About this university

International students

There is a thriving international community at the university including students from over 100 countries around the world. The International Office is the first point of contact for these students and can help with a variety of matters around living in the UK. This includes assistance with accommodation, registering for medical services and immigration and visas advice. They help with the arrival in London while students get used to their new home and with daily life matters as well as academic ones. There are also language courses on offer for those wishing to learn or improve their English skills. At the heart of student life at the university is the Students Union and all students are automatically members. It offers a range of services to these members including academic and non-academic advice and support, representation and the organisation of various clubs and societies for extracurricular times. It also operates three different bars as well as a shop and an online shop for students. The university has a top record for its sports teams and there are a range of competitive and non-competitive activities on offer. Clubs take part in the BUCS leagues against other universities and colleges and range from cricket and football to netball and self-defence activities. Likewise the societies over all aspects of life including academic, activities and games, campaigning, cultural and performing arts as well as the chance to start their own should students find a niche.

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