In the first year, students get an introduction to the maritime business environment with modules in economics, logistics, shipping, law and international trade procedures. Students develop key business and learning skills.
- ECN1013: Introduction to Business Economics
- ENT101: Entrepreneurial Thought and Action
- MAR104: Introducing Maritime Business, Maritime Law and Logistics
- MAR105: International Trade and Commercial Law
- MAR106: Principles of Logistics and Freight Transport
- MAR108: Shipping Fundamentals
In the second year, students cover further business functions and gain more in-depth operational knowledge of maritime business. The focus is on maritime commercial practice, operations and management, shipping markets, shipping geography, and economics and financial accounting. Students begin to specialise in maritime logistics.
- EPIE200: Placement Preparation
- MAR207: Maritime Geography and Economics
- MAR209: Financial Accounting and Managerial Decision Making
- MAR210: Maritime Management and Markets
- MAR212: Maritime Operations
- MKT215: Marketing Fundamentals
- STO209: International Logistics and Supply Chain Operations
- DEAS200: Academic Skills for International Direct Entry Second Year Students
Optional placement year
During the third year, students have the opportunity to take an optional industrial placement year. Students benefit from the support of a dedicated team in finding a suitable placement. The placement year is a chance to showcase skills and employment history.
The placement year consists of an extended period of appropriate professional experience in a business or organisation. It allows students to gain relevant experience to consolidate their studies and prepare for final stage study and employment after graduation.
- EPIE300: Placement Year
- EPIE301: The Placement Project
The final year is designed to enhance students' awareness of the maritime and logistics business by developing an understanding at a strategic level. Students also undertake a final year dissertation on a topic of their choice with the guidance of their personal supervisor.
- MAR322: Research Skills for International Business
- MAR323: International Logistics Management
- MAR324: International Shipping
- MAR326: Ports and Intermodalism
- MAR327: Strategic Management and Governance
- MAR328: Project Dissertation
- DEAS300: Academic Skills for International Direct Entry Final Year Students
Every undergraduate taught course has a detailed programme specification document describing the course aims, the course structure, the teaching and learning methods, the learning outcomes and the rules of assessment. The following programme specification represents the latest course structure and may be subject to change:
The modules shown for this course are those currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new modules. Please note that programme structures and individual modules are subject to amendment from time to time as part of the University’s curriculum enrichment programme and in line with changes in the University’s policies and requirements.