Programme Information

Required Credits/Units: 180

Educational aims of the programme

The educational aims of the programme are that the student should:

  1. Be exposed to, and develop, a broad range of skills relating to International Transport, Trade and Logistics.
  2. Develop the ability to organise thoughts, analyse, synthesise and critically appraise at Masters level.
  3. Be able to solve complex problems through the creation, identification and evaluation of options.
  4. Analyse a range of case study organisations in light of industry best practice relating to sustainability.
  5. Use qualitative and quantitative methods for the solution of problems in International Transport, Trade and Logistics.
  6. Conduct research into Operations Management issues through research design, secondary data collection, analysis, synthesis and reporting.
  7. Develop critical self-awareness, self-reflection and self-management, and business ethics as part of an ongoing lifelong learning process.

 


 

Programme Outline

Foundation Courses
Course Credits
Induction Module
LJMU-IND-M-100
0.00
Postgraduate Certificate Level
Course Credits
Project Management Fundamentals
LJMU-7501-BEPG
20.00
International Trade and Global Transport Systems
LJMU-7516-MAR
20.00
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
LJMU-7517-MAR
20.00
Postgraduate Diploma Level
Course Credits
Operations Research
LJMU-7518-MECH
20.00
Transport Economics
LJMU-7519-MECH
20.00
Research Methods
LJMU-7509-BEPG
20.00
Postgraduate Award Level
Course Credits
Research Project
LJMU-7515-BEPG
60.00

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for admission are:

  • An accredited UK Honours degree with minimum 2.2 classification or international equivalent in Maritime, Logistics, Business, Management or relevant subject area.  Some related professional qualifications at the appropriate level supported by relevant industry experience may also be considered. 
  • Official transcripts from all universities, colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions attended.
  • English Proficiency: IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of at least 6.0 (and no individual component lower than 5.5) or equivalent English language qualifications. 
  • Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) explaining why the programme interests the student, what makes the student a suitable candidate, how the programme will benefit the student's career progression and any relevant skills or work experience that will support the application.
  • Up to date CV
  • Two references (academic or professional) listed on CV stating referee’s full name, contact details, and relationship to the applicant.

Applications from non-standard applicants are welcome and will be considered individually.

* Entry requirements may vary depending on the programme of study.

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