University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

The programme is of interest to maritime professionals in both sea' and shore'based sectors seeking to develop an in'depth understanding of current issues and future developments, public policy professionals seeking to develop maritime expertise, and graduates in maritime studies and public policy areas seeking further specialisation and postgraduate qualifications; the aims of the programme are: to establish knowledge and understanding of theoretical and practical issues affecting private and public maritime policy; to enable an appreciation of comparative approaches to national aspects of maritime policy; to provide the opportunity for students to learn from the experience of current practitioners in the maritime field.

Course Modules

Modules include: Methods, problems and issues in maritime policy; case studies in maritime policy; economics of international shipping; public shipping law; defence and security; research methods in maritime policy.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants should have an Honours degree; or an equivalent qualification in an appropriate subject; or relevant personal or professional experience; UK'based applicants are interviewed prior to acceptance; applicants may be asked to provide examples of written work; students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 or above or an equivalent rating in another language testing system.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Distance Learning
MA (Postgraduate) £7,200  Whole course. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £11,350  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,200  Whole course. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,200  Whole course. First year home fees