Shipping, Trade and Finance, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #343 (QS) ,
If you want to acquire or sharpen the skills necessary to operate at an executive level in areas ranging from shipping, supply chain and commodities, to finance, investment, trading, banking and related sectors and industries, this Shipping, Trade and Finance degree at City, University of London is for you.

About

The Shipping, Trade and Finance degree at City, University of London is offered through the Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance.

What will you learn

  • Acquire a comprehensive grasp of the interlocking disciplines of shipping, trade and finance
  • Develop your range of hard and soft skills as an international decision maker
  • Develop your understanding of a wide range of economic issues that affect the shipping industry and all who work within it
  • Network with your peers and business leaders from the global business community
  • Gain a highly valuable international perspective on the challenges facing executives in shipping, finance, banking and international trade
Career opportunities

The wide curriculum of the MSc STF provides a range of employment opportunities for our graduates. Many hold key positions and have eminent careers in over 70 countries in fields including:

  • investment banking and shipping finance
  • commodity trading
  • chartering
  • shipping management
  • logistics and supply chain
  • management consultancy

Accreditation

The MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance is validated by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS).

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Principles of Finance
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Shipping Economics
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Business & Financial Markets
  • International Commodity Trade
  • Shipping Investment and Finance
  • MSc Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Rolling admissions from November to August
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution.
  • Some level of previous study in finance or quantitative methods is preferred

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    25000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    25000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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