- Course overview
You’ll study a range of topics affecting this global industry and develop the management and business skills it demands. Deepening your understanding of international shipping and supply chain management through a variety of modules, you’ll engage with current environmental and ethical debates, technological developments and government legislation, all of which impacts a manager’s responsibilities and decisions. You’ll also learn to interpret and evaluate data used in international logistics.
For students starting in January BUSM302 will be taught instead of MAR322.
BUSM302: Strategic Management: Theory and Practice
The module introduces key strategic issues and frameworks and develops students’ abilities in applying appropriate analytical techniques used in strategic decision-making.
MAR322 Research Skills for International Business
This module introduces students to the research processes and sources of data used in international logistics and related fields. It develops skills in interpreting, evaluating and presenting information in this complex international environment.
MAR323 International Logistics Management
This module assesses the key elements within logistics management and identifies the latest industrial and technological developments in the context of globalisation.
MAR324 International Shipping
The module provides a practical knowledge of the activities and responsibilities related to the management and operation of ships in an international environment.
MAR326 Ports and Intermodalism
The module considers national policies, governance and operations associated with port and intermodal activities set within the context of a globalised industry. It invites an understanding of ports and terminals and their development.
MAR332 International Supply Chain Management
This module provides a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of international supply chain management and the complexities involved in planning, coordinating and operating various business processes in the management of international supply chains.
STO306 Current Issues in Management
This module exposes students to current debates within the field of business and management. The content will be fluid as it will draw on contemporary case studies, technological innovation, government legislation and philosophical, ethical or environmental debates.
DEAS300 Academic Skills for International Direct Entry Final Year Students
This module focuses on the study skills required for the study of business in UK HE for international direct entry final year students, it provides generic skills for students who are new to UK HE, such as information literacy, criticality, different types of assessment, assignment briefs, preparation and planning, and marking rubrics.
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.