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MSc in Port & Terminal Management and Maritime Logistics

Maritime logistics and economics to attract/retain customers and to deliver a real competitive advantage in your ports and terminals

Starting: 26 April 2021 | Application deadline:16 April 2021

Delivered by tutored distance learning

Develop your specific skill-set beyond a more generic MBA. This is a level 7 course designed to offer port and terminal professionals a qualification guided by the industry to enhance their maritime knowledge.

Our newest MSc delivers the knowledge that employers want, exploring themes in port and terminal management and maritime logistics, combining all the strands to give you a more holistic view of shipping and how it works in the ports and terminals cluster.

When: 26th April 2021 (application deadline: 16th April 2021)
Where: Delivered online via tutored distance learning
Duration: 24 months


Overview of awards and credits:

  • PGCert | 60 Credits
  • PGDip |120 Credits
  • MSc Project | 180 credits

Full course breakdown | Fees, Funding & Entry Requirements


Ideal for:

  • Prospective senior managers and management trainees in the ports and terminals industry
  • Port and maritime authority personnel seeking career development, such as port and terminal engineers, operations managers, business development personnel etc.
  • New and future entrants to the industry such as seafarers and graduates
  • Shipping line managers, logistics managers, shipping agents, plus freight, cargo and logistics service providers
  • Government staff, regulators and planners
  • Equipment and service suppliers, industry advisors, investors, legal professionals and consultants
  • Engineering and construction companies, infrastructure and investment managers


  • Module 1 - Port management and security
  • Module 2 - International trade and global transport
  • Module 3 - Logistics and supply chain management
  • Module 4 - Optional module
  • Module 5 - Maritime economics and management
  • Module 6 - Research Methods
  • Module 7 - Project management
  • Final Module - MSc Project

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The Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering, at LJMU, is one of the UK’s leading centres for maritime and engineering education. It has an outstanding reputation for producing world-leading maritime research and has business partners across the world. Join them on this course and benefit from learning with this maritime powerhouse.

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