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International Maritime Business

1 year full-time
Entry requirement
2:2Or higher
Up to
alumni discount
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Keen to learn more about the business of maritime? With a rich blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, Solent’s International Maritime Business master’s programme aims to leave graduates well-equipped for careers in ship management or port operations/management, both in the UK and internationally.

This stimulating and intellectually challenging course helps to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to operate successfully within the international maritime industry.

The course has a strong business focus and explores the complex factors involved in the management of ships and shipping operations worldwide. Students will also reflect on the key aspects of maritime law, operations and risk management techniques and look at the impact of international trade on management strategies in the industry.

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Why choose this course?

A major hub in the UK and European maritime and shipping industry

From strategic management to international maritime, trade and commercial law, underwriting and insurance, and shipping

Topics include gender dynamics at sea, shipping hybridisation, cleaner energy and low-carbon technologies for port use, and more

This course is for

This Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers-accredited course will enable maritime professionals or recent maritime or shipping graduates to progress their career or diversify into ship management or port operations/management.

What this course leads to

Our graduates are well equipped for careers in ship management or port operations/management, either in the UK or internationally.

  • General and project management roles within relevant maritime organisations and businesses
  • Ship and shipping company management
  • Marine accident investigation
  • Marine business development manager
  • Voyage operations manager
  • Port development manager
  • Marine client manager
  • Charterer
  • Vessel operator

Meet the team

You will be taught by a highly skilled team with wide-ranging experience in the maritime industry.

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.

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