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MSc Joint Program in International Transport and Logistics

Master (ISCED 2011 level 7)


Duration 2 semesters
Cost RMB 89,900

● It is a specialized MSc Program in maritime transport delivered by Sweden-based World Maritime University
(WMU) in collaboration with Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) since 2005.

● It is a full-time course taught in English by an world-class international faculty.

● It’s carefully designed teaching structure integrating classroom learning, enterprise, practice and overseas study.

● Seminars and field visits are organized to places, including the port of Shanghai, which is the largest port  in the world.

● It is delivered in Shanghai, a fast growing center of global shipping and one of the most dynamic and culturally diversified cities in the world.

● Students from China and other countries around the world live and study to start a professional networking in the heart of maritime center in the future.

● The program has attracted each year about 40 students from both China (about 2/3) and other countries in Europe, North America and South-East Asia (1/3).

● The graduates of the program are welcomed in industry. Graduates take important positions as administrators and managers in well-known shipping logistics enterprises home and abroad like China COSCO shipping, Maersk etc.

● The program will start in March  and finish by the end of August next year.

Structural components
Industry partners
International component
Practical/Field work
Language training
Research Project


● Applicants should have

1)      a BSc. Degree or the highest grade certificate of competency for unrestricted

service as master mariner or chief engineer;

2)      a certificate of English test (minimum English proficiency is IELTS 6.0 or

equivalent TOEFL 80).

ISCED Categories

Project management
Personal skills and communication
Maritime economy
Policy and governance
Logistics and shipping management
Marine and maritime law