Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.
In order to teach logistics management and strategy effectively, shipping management coursework typically covers transportation policies, international trade, and shipping operations management. A background in analytical problem solving, finance, and macroeconomics is also helpful.
Part time Master's Program in Shipping Management
The Port Authority of Valencia in conjunction with Comillas Pontifical University initiated the Master's Degree in Port Management and Intermodal Transportation (MGPT) in 1992. A groundbreaking training program on the topic and pioneer within the Spanish maritime and port industry which, after the years, has established itself as the primary Spanish training program specialized in the most internationally prestigious ports and transportation, appealing extensively to professionals and young post-graduates in Spain, throughout Europe and South America. [+]
The Master in International Trading, Commodity Finance and Shipping offered by the University of Geneva, in cooperation with the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association (STSA), is one of a kind in Europe. The programme focuses on resource/product finance and goods flows, and examines specific economic concepts, such as credit analysis, financial instruments and payment methods for various transactions. Some courses also deal with the legal aspects of shipping, the protection of goods and risk management. The programme is unique in that it combines teaching with practical experience in trading. [+]
This program whose implementation obeys the LMD system and the ISO program design methodological repository 9001 version 2008 is available alone or in joint-degree with Bachelor UQAC. Originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have earned accreditation African and Malagasy Council of Higher Education (CAMES) and the center of excellence of the UEMOA. [+]