International shipping is a vital industry. Responsible for moving 90 per cent of world trade, it keeps economies buoyant and offers a challenging and dynamic environment for management professionals. Our career focused, one-year top-up degree will help you navigate the complexities of the supply chain and logistics industry. You’ll cover environmental issues and the latest regulations and governance, and develop a range of business and management skills to help you launch your logistics career.
You will also benefit from our International Shipping and Logistics Group’s associations with a number of commercial and international maritime. You’ll Immerse yourself in the industry through regular field trips to regulatory organisations, shipbrokers and ports. Take advantage of our programme of visiting speakers, and gain insider knowledge and important networking contacts.
- Bridge the gap from your previous academic qualifications or work experience and acquire the specialist knowledge that will help you to join this rapidly growing industry. This one year, full-time course is an additional top-up degree.
- Benefit from our International Shipping & Logistics Group’s associations with a number of commercial and international maritime organisations including the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and The Nautical Institute.
- Develop the critical thinking, communication and problem solving skills that enable professional international shipping managers to succeed.
- Learn to view the supply chain and logistics industry with a distinctly contemporary eye – sustainability and environmental issues are embedded in all our modules, increasing your employability and better preparing you for the challenges that climate change presents the industry.
- Examine the latest regulatory and governance in ports, shipping and supply chains – so you’ll graduate with a solid grounding in both the practicalities and the legalities of international shipping.
- Benefit from studying a shipping-related course in a city with a rich maritime tradition and history.
- Immerse yourself in the industry through regular field trips to regulatory organisations, shipbrokers and ports. Take advantage of our programme of visiting speakers, and gain insider knowledge and important networking contacts.
All applications for undergraduate courses are made through UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service).
UCAS will ask for the information contained in the box at the top of this course page including the UCAS course code and the institution code.
To apply for this course and for more information about submitting an application including application deadline dates, please visit the UCAS website.
Undergraduate scholarships for international students
To reward outstanding achievement the University of Plymouth offers scholarship schemes to help towards funding your studies.
An equivalent to year two of a British degree (completion of a three-year Chinese Diploma) in a relevant subject.
English language requirements IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.
Please contact the Admissions Team for further information.