MSc in International Trade and Shipping Management
Distance Learning

MSc in International Trade and Shipping Management

MSc in International Trade and Shipping Management
Distance Learning

MSc in International Trade and Shipping Management

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Duration18 months

Fees
€5,940 for whole program

LanguageEnglish

CampusN/A

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Qualification Awarded Master (MSc) in International Trade and Shipping Management
Level Of Qualification MSc (2nd Cycle Degree)
Offered by Department of Maritime Transport and Commerce
Mode of Study Distance Learning

The language of instruction is English.

Upon successful completion of this program, the students should be able:
1. To demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the structures, processes and institutional practices of trade and shipping in the global marketplace.
2. To act as fully developed professionals who are capable of developing, implementing, and promoting activities relevant to international trade and shipping management, as well as the interaction of these with the world economic and financial systems.
3. To demonstrate the appropriate knowledge and research background and tools should they wish to proceed to a research degree (MPhil, PhD etc.)
4. To establish collaborative networks with other universities for the promotion of research and academic dialogue through student and academic staff exchange programmes, as a means of acquiring experience, achieving effective exploitation of research results, good practice examples and innovation.
5. To strengthen the communication and information exchange channels among working groups, universities and other centres who study trade and transportation issues, locally, peripherally, and globally.

Graduates are expected to be in a position to assume executive and managerial responsibilities. Graduates already in employment are expected to enhance their career prospects and be prepared to face the challenges of a more demanding position within import and export business, ship management, underwriting, freight forwarding, port agency, ship broking, trade and ship finance, as well as a variety of other administrative posts in the private and public sectors.

Specific Admission Requirements
Academic Requirement: A good undergraduate degree from a recognised university or an equivalent international qualification or an acceptable professional qualification. Candidates’ specific minimum academic requirements for admittance to the program are:
- Undergraduate degree with a business orientation or
- Undergraduate degree in any other area - not business oriented-, provided the candidate has substantial experience in a managerial post within a business environment or
- A professional qualification such as Membership of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Master Mariner’s or Chief Engineer’s Certificate of Competency. This will only apply where the candidate has satisfactory business experience.

English Language Requirement: If you are studying or have completed your entire degree in a non- English speaking university, you must demonstrate satisfactory knowledge of English language. Suitable qualifications may include:
- TOEFL, IELTS, GCSE, IGCSE, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English or equivalent) or
- High school leaving certificate from a High School where the language of instruction is English or
- Α pass (50%) at the English Placement Test of our University.

Recognition of Prior Learning
There are no specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning for this Program. Candidates can be granted transfer credits according to the general arrangements for recognition of prior learning of the University.

How to Apply:
Application forms can be obtained from the Admissions Office at Frederick University in Nicosia or Limassol. Alternatively, the form can be downloaded by clicking the button below:

Application Form: Click here to download (pdf)

As part of the application form you will need to submit the following supporting documents:
- Full Curriculum Vitae (CV).
- Official transcripts of all degrees to date (including any not yet completed): Please ensure that you provide full detailed copies of your transcripts outlining all the modules you have studied and marks achieved.
- Personal Statement: A short written statement not more than 500 words outlining your suitability to the programme and your reasons for applying. You may highlight your professional and research interests and any relevant work experience.
- Two academic references or one academic and one professional where is applicable. You can provide us the names and contacts (telephone and email addresses) for your referees and they will be contacted directly by our admission office.
- Any other supporting documents: copies of certificates of relevant examinations such as language test results, GMAT results, etc.

For admissions enquiries you may contact Frederick University in Limassol:

Admissions and Student Affairs Officer: Ismene Charalambous
Tel. +357 25730975 (ext. 128)
Email: sec.ci@frederick.ac.cy

MSc Programme Director: Dr Angelos Menelaou
Tel. +357 25730975
Email: bus.ma@frederick.ac.cy

The complete package must be sent to:

Programme: MSc in International Trade and Shipping Management
Department of Maritime Studies
Frederick University
18, Mariou Agathagelou Str.
Agios Georgios Havouzas,
3080, Limassol
Cyprus
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
There are no specific examination regulations, assessment and grading methods employed by this Program. The examination regulations, assessment methods and grading system for this Program are the same as the relevant general university regulations.

Graduation Requirements
Students are eligible for graduation after successfully completing 90 ECTS credits in the courses listed in the Program Structure.

Furthermore, a student can graduate only if their CGPA is greater or equal to 5.00 out of 10.00. Graduating students with a CGPA less than 5.00 might have to take extra courses or repeat a number of courses in order to improve their grades.

Access to Further Studies
Graduates will also be able if they so wish to proceed to obtain professional or further academic qualifications.
Module Group
ECTS

The student must successfully complete 48 ECTS, from the following list of modules:

No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1DLITSM501INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND SHIPPING MANAGEMENT83
2DLITSM502INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW AND CARRIAGE OF GOODS83
3DLITSM503LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT83
4DLITSM507COMMODITY TRADES83
5DLITSM505SHIP MANAGEMENT83
6DLITSM506RESEARCH METHODS83

The student must successfully complete 12 ECTS, from the following list of modules:

No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1DLITSM512COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT OF SHIPS63
2DLITSM513BANKING AND FINANCE63
3DLITSM514ECONOMICS OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND TRANSPORT63
4DLITSM515GLOBAL TRADE REGULATIONS AND PRACTICE63
5DLITSM516GLOBAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS AND POLICIES 63

The student must successfully complete 30 ECTS, from the following list of modules:

No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1DLITSM520DISSERTATION303
Total
90
Semesters
ECTS
No.CodeNameECTS
1DLITSM501INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND SHIPPING MANAGEMENT8
2DLITSM502INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW AND CARRIAGE OF GOODS8
3DLITSM503LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT8
4ELECTIVE6
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1DLITSM505SHIP MANAGEMENT8
2DLITSM506RESEARCH METHODS8
3DLITSM507COMMODITY TRADES8
4ELECTIVE6
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1DLITSM520DISSERTATION30
TOTAL30


 

 
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