Study for this Masters in Port Management at the world famous Liverpool Maritime Academy. Based at Liverpool John Moores University, this postgraduate School has a 100 year history and global links with maritime courses and industry.
•Course available to study full time (1 year) and part time (2 years) •Study at one of the UK’s leading schools in Engineering, Technology and Maritime Operations •Nearly 125 years expertise in delivering professional courses for the maritime industry •The Liverpool Maritime Academy is an international centre of excellence in maritime education and professional training and education
Ports are a crucial part of the growing international logistics industry. This programme concentrates on the business side of the field including modules on the role of international trade and the logistics sector.
The course provides you with a rounded view of the management of ports and port terminals and the wider logistics industry. Covering container and bulk port operations at postgraduate level, in addition to personnel issues in port labour management, the programme is an ideal preparation for a career in worldwide port management.
You also have the option to study law and security management, along with the wider aspects of shipping. To broaden your experience and increase your contacts you will have access to employer visits and listen to speakers from industry.
Many of our research outcomes are also finding applications in other industrial and commercial sectors including transport, chemicals, and financial services. The group has current industrial research collaborations with AMEC, Bibby Line, Shell, Lloyds Register, QARS Management & Engineering Consulting, VECTRA Group Ltd and the Offshore Safety Division of the UK government’s Health and Safety Executive.
Our highly qualified and respected academic team combines specialist knowledge with relevant industrial experience. This combination of academic and professional expertise will help to ensure that you are well prepared to meet the opportunities and challenges of this expanding sector.
Please see guidance below on core and option modules for further information on what you will study. Level 7 MSc project Global transport systems Legal principles Logistics systems Operations research Port administration Port business strategy Preparing for a project Research skills Export trade law Information management and communications systems International trade Marine insurance Maritime business and management Maritime finance and economics Maritime law Maritime security Project management Supply chain modelling
Further guidance on modules
The information listed in the section entitled ‘What you will study’ is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal Academic Framework review, so may be subject to change. Students will be required to undertake modules that the University designates as core and will have a choice of designated option modules. Additionally, option modules may be offered subject to meeting minimum student numbers.
Academic Framework reviews are conducted by LJMU from time to time to ensure that academic standards continue to be maintained. A review is currently in progress and will be operational for the academic year 2016/2017. Final details of this programme’s designated core and option modules will be made available on LJMU’s website as soon as possible and prior to formal enrolment for the academic year 2016/2017.