What Is a Maritime Business Degree?
Studying maritime business will prepare you for a career in the global maritime and shipping industries, such as ship management, ship finance or brokering, maritime law or logistics and supply chain management.
What will I study?
You will study business fundamentals such as economics, law and management, in particular those associated with the fast-paced maritime industry. You’ll learn about the commercial, economic and operational aspects of the maritime industry and will consider the legal issues that arise working in this sector.
The first year introduces you to the maritime business environment through modules such as business economics, maritime business, maritime law, international trade and shipping fundamentals. You will also study the principles of logistics within the context of supply chain management, and will consider elements of freight transport systems.
The second year will encompass maritime economics and the geographical environment in which ships function. You Will examine economic concepts and practices applied in maritime management and study the regulatory environment for shipping and management companies. You will gain a practical knowledge of maritime law and regulation and examine maritime operations.
In the final year you will study the management and operation of ships in an international environment. You will look into the principles and practise of strategic management and develop an awareness of the capital markets and sources of finance for the maritime industry. A dissertation will allow to examine a topic of your choice in more depth.
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