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 our course you can work internationally in this diverse industry.
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 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 Marine Science and Technology.
North of England P&I Club Scholarship
This award has been funded by the North of England P&I Club (NEPIA) to mark a long standing successful link between Newcastle University and the P&I Marine Insurance group. The award is worth £2,500. Work placement opportunities within the North of England P&I Club may also be available to the successful candidate. The University expects that the scholar would take up these opportunities.
Value of Scholarship(s)
This scholarship is designed for students from the UK who will be studying the MSc Marine Transport with Management. If a suitable UK student is not identifiable, an EU or international student will be considered.Candidates must be able to display a clearly identified desire to work in the marine insurance industry, this could be from work experience, previous study or voluntary work. Candidates must also be able to provide details of people to act as referees. The successful scholar will have to provide a final report on their year of study for the P&I Board.
A 2:1 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. To study this course you need to meet our Band 2 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills) If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Recipient: Newcastle University
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