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The multi-billion dollar maritime industry is the backbone of modern trade, with approximately 93,000 ships trading across the world. On this specialist degree course you will develop the essential skills and understanding for a great career in this complex and fast-moving industry – exploring everything from maritime law to insurance to logistics to ports’ environmental and economic impact. Led by tutors with a range of academic and industry expertise, you will study the latest management and business practices and learn to apply them to this specialist industry – exploring real-world scenarios and learning to put theory into practice. You will get to grips with the complexities of the global transport trade, learn to manage the day-to-day operation of ships and ports, explore the intricate web of law, regulations and economic interests which manage the industry – and learn how to apply that knowledge to keep the industry functioning smoothly. On graduating, you will be well placed to make an immediate contribution in the workplace, showing the in-depth knowledge, keen problem-solving and decision-making skills and hands-on attitude to deliver practical solutions to everyday management challenges. And you will also have plenty of opportunities to develop your professional network in the industry, from working alongside students from across the globe to our maritime events and guest speakers – including Solent alumni and industry figures at every level. Course designed in consultation with industry and alumni to ensure validity and relevance to today's industry. What does this course lead to? As a graduate you’ll have a wide range of options in the industry available to you, including port management, port agency, ship management, terminal operations and ship operations. Who is this course for? This degree is suited to students who have an interest in the world of shipping, ports and logistics, combined with a desire to make your mark on an exciting, dynamic and essential global industry.
YEAR 1 - CORE MODULES Shipping Business Global Trades Data Science Shipping Economics Vessel Operations Maritime Organisations YEAR 2 - CORE MODULES Ship Management and Operations Carriage of Goods by Sea Port and Terminal Management Chartering Practice Accounting for Decision Making Principles of Logistics YEAR 3 - CORE MODULES Dissertation Strategic Management Supply Chain Management Sustainability Leadership and Management Financial Management
This course is assessed through a mixture of written assignments, group reports, presentations and an exam.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 112 points||From A Levels or equivalent Level 3 qualifications.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM - DMM|
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each individual component.|
|TOEFL (iBT)||80||80 overall with a minimum 19 in each individual component.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria. Check out our bursaries and scholarships pages to find out more.
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