Tourism & Shipping

MSc Global Shipping Management

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New York College
November 2019, February 2020
1-2 years
Full Time, Part Time


The programme aims to:

  • Provide students with an enhanced base of knowledge and current and reflective practice necessary to initiate a career in Global Shipping Management at the Professional Manager level
  • Enhance specialist knowledge in the area of Global Shipping Management which builds upon studies and the undergraduate level
  • Further develop improved skills of independent learning and critical appraisal;
  • Develop an extensive insight into commercial global shipping applications and requirements;
  • Develop critical insight of management issues related to the global shipping environment;
  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge of leading- edge ICT tools and techniques in a specific discipline;
  • Provide the ability to progress to the next level of study as appropriate.

In order to achieve the Master award by the University of Greenwich students must complete eight core modules and an individual project under the guidance of a designated supervisor. The students are formally registered as students of the University of Greenwich.


  • Research Methodology – 15 credits
  • Advanced Principles of Supply Chain Management – 15 credits
  • Technical Elements of Ships, Maritime Policies, Conventions & Regulations and Maritime Security - 15 credits
  • Maritime Economics and Global Business Management – 15 credits
  • Strategy and Management – 15 credits
  • Commercial Management of Ships – 15 credits
  • Marine Engineering Law and Maritime Insurance – 15 credits
  • Accounting, Finance and Business Planning for the Shipping Industry – 15 credits
  • Individual Project – 60 credits


The programme takes a strategic perspective of the maritime industry and places emphasis on the skills required for achieving the highest positions within this exciting industry. On completion of this programme, graduates will have detailed knowledge of the field of shipping management; have the academic knowledge and skills base to operate as an effective professional in the area of shipping management.

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