Maritime Business - exchange modules

Get to know the exciting and often hidden business of world shipping. From shipbroking, and the transport of goods, to salvage rights and piracy. 90 per cent of world trade is carried by sea and you’ll learn about the commercial, economic and operational aspects of the maritime industry, while gaining a grounding in the varied and fascinating legal issues that arise in the sector. Our course has established a strong reputation within the industry, you’ll be highly sought after when you graduate.

Included below is a list of all modules available for exchange students studying maritime business at the University of Plymouth. Further information about studying BSc (Hons) Maritime Business at the University of Plymouth.

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First year modules

All modules are 20 credits 

Semester 1:

  • MAR4001: Introduction to Shipping Business and Law
Semester 2:
  • MAR4002: Transport and Logistics

Second year modules

Semester 1:

  • MAR5001: Maritime Economics and International Trade (40 credits)
  • MAR5002: Carriage of Goods and Passengers by Sea (20 credits)
  • MAR5003: International Logistics Management (20 credits)
  • MAR5004: International Supply Chain Management (20 credits)
  • MAR5005: Marine Insurance and Admiralty Law (20 credits)
  • MAR5006: Ports and Intermodalism (20 credits)
  • MAR5007: Purchasing and Procurement Processes (20 credits)

Semester 2:

  • MAR5008: Maritime Management and Operations (40 credits)

Third year modules

All modules are 20 credits 

Semester 1:
  • MAR6001: Managerial Accounting and Shipping Finance
  • MAR6008: Shipping and International Trade

Semester 2:

  • MAR6009: Strategic Maritime Management

Postgraduate Modules

All modules are worth 30 credits

Semester 1:

  • MAR7001: Finance and Economics for International Supply Chains
  • MAR7002: International Trade and Data Management

Semester 2:

  • MAR7003: Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • MAR7004: Sustainable Shipping, Port Management and Policy
  • MAR7005: International Procurement Management
  • MAR7006: International Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MAR7007: Maritime Security, Law and Risk Management