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International Transport, Trade and Logistics

International Transport, Trade and Logistics

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Transport Logistics

Course type


Course Summary

Gain advanced logistics knowledge and management skills with this MSc in International Transport, Trade and Logistics at Liverpool John Moores University.

  • Study at the Liverpool Maritime Academy which is an international centre of excellence in maritime education and professional training and education and one of the UK’s leading schools in Maritime Operations
  • Benefit from almost 125 years of expertise in delivering professional courses for the maritime industry
  • Look forward to excellent career opportunities with logistics companies, transport companies, goods producers and suppliers, governmental bodies and consultants

International trade is one of the biggest sectors of the global economy and it is taking on even greater importance with the development of burgeoning economies within the manufacturing sector.

Global trends in the field are moving away from the emphasis on the transportation element (particularly deep sea shipping), towards a more integrated system of management and communications. Skills in these systems are in demand in the industry.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module covers the range of transport options available in international shipping to provide an insight into operational and economic matters and to develop a framework for transport mode selection. It covers freight transport operations on an international scale, with particular reference to the role of intermodality.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum 2:2 honours degree in a relevant subject or an equivalent professional qualification such as a UK Class 1 Master Mariner or Chief Engineer certificate of competence.

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world (THE World University Ranking 2017/18) and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. A host of taught courses and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies Education, Health and Community Engineering and Technology Science Liverpool...more