MSc in International Trade and Shipping Management

Courses

Qualification Requirements

To successfully complete the program the student must complete a total of 90 ECTS. The required courses amount to 48 ECTS, 12 ECTS are allocated to elective courses, and the remaining 30 ECTS are allocated to the Master thesis.

Following the structure of programs offered in such prestigious institutions as the London School of Economics and Birkbeck College, London University, the program will be operating in the evenings in order to accommodate working students. Each course will be block delivered within a two week period providing a total of 36 contact hours over twelve days plus a mid term and final examination. Three required courses and one elective will be offered during the first and second semesters. The third semester will be taken up with work for the Dissertation.


Module GroupECTS
Required48
Electives12
Thesis30
TOTAL90

Required Modules
The student must successfully complete 48 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1ITSM501INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND SHIPPING MANAGEMENT83
2ITSM502INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW AND CARRIAGE OF GOODS83
3ITSM503LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT83
4ITSM505SHIP MANAGEMENT83
5ITSM506RESEARCH METHODS83
6ITSM507COMMODITY TRADES83

Electives Modules
The student must successfully complete 12 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1ITSM512COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT OF SHIPS63
2ITSM513BANKING AND FINANCE63
3ITSM514ECONOMICS OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND TRANSPORT63
4ITSM515GLOBAL TRADE REGULATIONS AND PRACTICE63
5ITSM516GLOBAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS AND POLICIES63

Thesis Modules
The student must successfully complete 30 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1ITSM520DISSERTATION300