|Study location||United Kingdom, London (Greenwich Campus)|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A good honours degree
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 or above
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
International maritime policy may be broadly defined as the area of private and public policy concerned with the economics of maritime transport, ports and terminals; national and international regulation; maritime security and defence; maritime labour; and oceanic law, policy and management.
International and interdisciplinary in approach, the programme is of interest to maritime professionals in both sea- and shore-based sectors seeking to develop an in-depth understanding of current issues and future developments, public policy professionals seeking to develop maritime expertise, and graduates in maritime studies and public policy areas seeking further specialisation and postgraduate qualifications.
The programme combines lectures, tutorials, group and individual projects, and seminars, and provides opportunities to learn from the experience of those directly involved with international maritime policy.
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.
Economics of International Shipping (15 credits)
Public Shipping Law (30 credits)
Research Skills in Maritime Policy (15 credits)
Dissertation in Maritime Policy (60 credits)
Challenges in 21st Century Maritime Policy (15 credits)
Maritime Business Environment (15 credits)
Case Studies in Maritime Policy (15 credits)
Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.
Environmental History and the Sea: The British Isles, 1800-present (15 credits)
Defence and Security (15 credits)
Graduates can pursue careers in maritime administration, international organisations, maritime non-governmental organisations.