Marine Transport with Management MSc

12 months full time; 24 months part time


Fees per academic year 2014-15

UK and EU: full time £6,000
International: full time £15,490

More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.

Programme Overview

This programme is aimed at numerate graduates who wish to work in the international shipping, logistics and port industries. It provides you with knowledge and skills relating to: shipping markets; shipping management; logistics and supply chain management; shipping investment analysis; risk management; and marine transport business.


The programme involves taking a selection of taught modules and writing a dissertation.

Find out more detailed information about the programme modules

+Entrance Requirements

A lower-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in engineering, a maritime-related topic, economics or business. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with non-standard qualifications and/or relevant practical experience.

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.

Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.

Please note: Applicants accepted onto the course without a marine background are strongly recommended to read one of the following two books in advance of arriving in Newcastle, in preparation for the course:
Reeds Sea Transport, Operations and Economics, 6th Edition, Patrick M Alderton, Adlard Coles Nautical, London, 2011

Elements of shipping, 8th Edition, Alan E. Branch, Routledge, London, 2007

+Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding

Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.

International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.

More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.

+How to Apply

Visit our postgraduate application site.

There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2014 entry should apply by Friday 11 July 2014 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place. 

Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.

+Further Information

For further information please contact:
Postgraduate School Office
School of Marine Science and Technology
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6661

Subject Overview

This programme is within the subject area of Marine Technology