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About this course

Gain advanced logistics knowledge and management skills with this MSc in International Transport, Trade and Logistics at Liverpool John Moores University.

  • Study at the Liverpool Maritime Academy which is an international centre of excellence in maritime education and professional training and education and one of the UK’s leading schools in Maritime Operations
  • Benefit from almost 125 years of expertise in delivering professional courses for the maritime industry
  • Look forward to excellent career opportunities with logistics companies, transport companies, goods producers and suppliers, governmental bodies and consultants

International trade is one of the biggest sectors of the global economy and it is taking on even greater importance with the development of burgeoning economies within the manufacturing sector. 

Global trends in the field are moving away from the emphasis on the transportation element (particularly deep sea shipping), towards a more integrated system of management and communications. Skills in these systems are in demand in the industry.

This dynamic course will provide you with the tools to demonstrate a systematic and comprehensive understanding of knowledge relating to International Transport, Trade and Logistics.

You’ll gain essential critical awareness of factors that influence business, financial and management strategies in the field, including markets, customers, finance, people, operations and ICT.

Using qualitative and quantitative methods, you'll learn how to find solutions to industry-related issues. You'll conduct research, using research design, data collection, analysis, synthesis and reporting techniques to develop systems and outcomes.

Course modules

Discover the building blocks of your programme

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning.

Core Modules

  • Msc Project (60 credits)
  • Export Trade Law (10 credits)
  • Global Transport Systems (10 credits)
  • International Trade (10 credits)
  • Legal Principles (10 credits)
  • Logistics Systems (10 credits)
  • Operations Research (10 credits)
  • Preparing for Project (10 credits)
  • Research Skills (10 credits)
  • Supply Chain Modelling (10 credits)
  • Information Management and Communication Systems (10 credits)
  • Maritime Law (10 credits)
  • Maritime Security (10 credits)
  • Port Administration (10 credits)
  • Port Business Strategy (10 credits)
  • Project Management (10 credits)

Visit the International Transport, Trade and Logistics page on the Liverpool John Moores University website for more details!





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