International Transport (MSc)
1 year (full-time) / n/a (part-time) / n/a (distance / e-Learning)
To offer knowledge and expertise for a role in senior management in firms involved in transport operations on an international or national basis, working in the development and management of resources, or in a central government position.
- The MSc in International Transport is a business-orientated postgraduate degree for those wishing to enter the international shipping, transport and logistics sectors.
- Cardiff Business School has over 40 years of experience of researching and teaching international transport, and the programme has a very good reputation in the industry.
The course aims to develop the capacity to make an effective contribution at the highest level to the planning and management of international transport, international logistics or shipping undertakings. The programme of study for each student is selected from a wide range of options, so that a course can be tailored to his/her previous or current work, or may be designed to widen his/her range of expertise. Students are required to write a dissertation on an approved topic.
Students must undertake one compulsory module:
- International Transport Operations
Plus three optional modules from:
- Port Policy and Management
- Shipping Economics
- E-commerce and Information Technology
- Logistics and Transport Modelling
- International Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- International Trade and Sea Carriage Law
- International Commercial Maritime Law
- Transport and Sustainable Business
Having completed the taught component, students will undertake a 15,000 word dissertation.
The programme develops students’ capacity to make an effective contribution at the highest level to the planning and management of international transport undertakings. It is particularly suitable for those who are, or intend to be, managers in firms involved in transport/shipping operations.
Our graduates go on to a variety of careers in the international transport industry at policy-making and operational levels.
The course is suitable for graduates with an upper second class Honours degree in either business administration, logistics, economics, engineering, maritime studies and related fields. We also welcome applications from candidates with a background in Humanities, Social Sciences and Physical Science.
Applications will be considered from recent graduates with an Honours degree from a recognised university or those with a similar level of qualification gained by other methods. Non-graduates with approved professional qualifications or work experience may also be considered under certain circumstances.
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to pass an IELTS exam, obtaining a minimum score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each category.
Tuition Fees 2016/17
Fees quoted are for the academic session 2016/17. For programmes lasting more than one year, tuition fees for subsequent years of study are subject to an increase of no more than 4.5% per year.
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Next intake: September each year
Name: Postgraduate Admissions Office, Cardiff Business School
Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 6953