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Shipping and Logistics

Newcastle University

12 months
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About

Marine transport moves billions of tonnes of cargo around the world each year. It is one of the most international and critical sectors in the global economy. As a graduate of the Shipping and Logistics course from Newcastle University you can work internationally in this diverse industry.

Overview

As well as shipping companies and ports, potential employers include:

  • logistics service providers
  • customs authorities
  • financial services providers
  • regulators
  • handling agents
  • brokers
  • insurance companies
  • ship builders

Our teaching of the Shipping and Logistics course from Newcastle University is by lectures, seminars and personal supervision. It is delivered by leading staff based at the University, visiting professors and industrial experts. You will also benefit from industry site visits.

You choose from a variety of marine transport related topics for your dissertation using the research strengths of the School of Engineering.

If you don't have a marine background, we recommended that you read one of these books in advance of arriving in Newcastle:

  • Reeds Sea Transport, Operations and Economics, 6th Edition, Patrick M Alderton, Adlard Coles Nautical, London, 2011 
  • Elements of shipping, 8th Edition, Alan E. Branch, Routledge, London, 2007

Delivery

Seven taught modules worth 100 credits are delivered through semesters one and/or two. A dissertation or research project, worth 80 credits, is undertaken across the three semesters.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marine Liability Insurance and Law
  • Marine Transport and Economics
  • Research and Commercial Skills
  • Shipping Market Analysis and Risk Management
  • Maritime Logistics
  • Ship Chartering and Operations
  • Dissertation
  • Port Economics and Business

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • engineering
  • a maritime-related subject
  • economics
  • business

You will also be considered on an individual basis if you have non-standard qualifications and/or relevant practical experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26400 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK Part time: £5,850

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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