Master of Science in International Transport and Logistics

World Maritime University

The Master of Science in International Transport and Logistics (Shipping & Finance) is delivered in Shanghai, China by WMU in collaboration with Shanghai Maritime University (SMU). It has been designed to extend WMU’s professional education to a new and thriving clientele from the region and beyond, and to meet more of the maritime industry’s demand for high-level specialized professionals. It has been created specifically for the maritime market in China.

The programme is intensive, and is taught over 15 months from March each year, and ending in August of the following year, with a one-month vacation in the summer. It consists of four taught units plus a research paper, made up of 88 EC. The first unit consists of foundation studies, which provide the prerequisites for the later units, and which cover all aspects of logistics and international transport. Staff from SMU teach the first unit and supervise dissertations, while WMU staff teach the other credits.

The programme is taught entirely in English, and the entry requirements, grading system and quality assurance processes are those in force at WMU. Successful graduates receive a WMU Master of Science degree, with a certificate signed by WMU’s Chancellor and President and a standard WMU transcript of grades.

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  • China

Academic Degree


Master of Science


Long (+12 months)

  • English
  • In-Person

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