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Port Management


Course Description

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.

Visit the Port Management page on the Liverpool John Moores University website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

International scholarships - No. of awards TBC

Am I eligible?Scholarships are available to outstanding international students applying for an undergraduate course, taught postgraduate programmes and research degrees. International students studying on a distance learning course are not eligible to apply for international scholarships. A postgraduate scholarship application will be considered for both the LJMU Roscoe International Scholarship and the Developing Global Citizens Postgraduate Scholarship.The closing date for LJMU scholarship applications is 5 June 2016.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Variable

Eligibility

LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September 2016.These prestigious scholarships take the form of tuition fee waivers and are available for outstanding international students applying for undergraduate courses, taught postgraduate programmes and research degrees.Bursaries will also be available for students enrolling on the six week English for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies course offered by the University’s International Study Centre.If you are an alumnus of LJMU you are entitled to a 15% fee reduction on our postgraduate programmes.

Application Procedure

1.Submit a current English Language Test Score as part of your LJMU course application (unless you are exempt under for example UK Visas and Immigration guidelines).
2.Complete an additional application form in order to be considered for International Scholarships. Scholarship applications will only be accepted after you have applied using an official course application form either via UCAS for undergraduate students or via our online application form.
3.Use your unique student LJMU applicant ID number for the scholarship application form, those forms without this ID will not be accepted.
4.Be sure to provide as much detail as you can about yourself, your ambitions for the future and what you hope to achieve while you are at LJMU. Include information about paid or voluntary work experience and how you plan to use your LJMU qualification and experience once you return home.
5.A panel will review your application and make a decision on whether you will be awarded this financial support.

Before applying for a scholarship you need to consider that these scholarships only offer full and partial discount on tuition fees. You will still need to self-finance the balance of your tuition fee (if applicable), your accommodation, daily living and travel costs while you are in the UK.

Further Information

http://https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/international-students/financing-your-study/scholarships



Entry Requirements

Applicants would normally require one of the following:•A good honours degree or equivalent in Maritime, Logistics, Science, Business, Management or Engineering related study.•Certain professional qualifications will be considered at the discretion of the programme team. Typically these should be a UK Class 1 Master Mariner or Chief Engineer certificate of competence, or a non-UK equivalent. Non-UK applicants will be expected to have demonstrated competence in English language equivalent to IELTS 6.0 within the previous 24 months. Applicants who have studied and successfully achieved a UK degree within the previous 24 months are exempt from this requirement.

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