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MBA in Shipping & Logistics

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24 months

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MBA - Master of Business Administration

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What you'll learn

Enhance and extend previous experience in business and management

Apply existing and newly acquired knowledge and experience to complex business issues

Prepare for leadership and transformational roles in business Improve strategic thinking and innovation skills

Encourage lifelong learning and personal development

Acquire improved communication, writing and time management techniques

Demonstrate a broad perspective on organisational management and its wider impact on society and the environment

Develop advanced knowledge of your organisation, its management and the environment in which it operates and apply this to the global maritime and related fields

Operate and manage in a global and multicultural environment

Develop interpersonal, networking, virtual teamwork and group management skills

Gain higher levels of self-confidence and awareness of unique strengths and abilities


The first module will develop your advanced understanding of the context in which the maritime world operates. It will lay the foundation for the programme and will focus on: The economics of the maritime industry, the characteristics of demand and supply and their interaction in the various maritime markets; The strategic environment of maritime policy and administration; The key principles of maritime law.

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Entry requirements

We consider applications on their individual merits and circumstances. However, as a guide, the elements we consider when assessing the suitability of an applicant are: A Bachelors Degree or an equivalent qualification normally at second class honours or above - or equivalent international academic qualification. A minimum of two years’ relevant managerial or professional work experience since undergraduate graduation. Managerial experience means having responsibility for people and / or functions and / or relevant technical expertise. Candidates without an undergraduate honours degree must demonstrate significant managerial experience and may be required to submit a GMAT test result of 550 or higher. A full description of your experience is essential to show clearly your successful career path and the contribution you can make to the MBA programme. At least two years' experience working in the maritime industry or related sector.

University information

Informa Connect - Distance Learning is a professional education and training provider, covering the Law, Finance, Maritime (through Lloyd’s Maritime Academy), and Energy industries. Informa Connect offers a variety of professional training courses and postgraduate degrees and diplomas. Accessed by over 100,000 professionals every year, Informa Connect’s courses are designed to provide individuals and employees with the knowledge and technical...more