UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH BUSINESS SCHOOL POSTGRADUATE MASTERS AND POST-EXPERIENCE PROGRAMMES IN PORT MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING & INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 12 MONTHS FULL TIME CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Past graduates have established successful careers as academics, consultants, logistics analysts, port managers, shipbrokers, writers, ship financiers, logistics integrators and operations managers. TEACHING STAFF MASTER OF SCIENCE (MSC) IN INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING AND RESEARCH MASTER OF SCIENCE (MSC) IN INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS The postgraduate programmes are managed by a specialist team of academics from across the university. MASTER OF SCIENCE (MSC) IN PORT MANAGEMENT Many have undertaken doctorates and are members of relevant professional bodies. They are actively engaged in MASTER OF SCIENCE (MSC) IN INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN M client- based and doctoral research, covering topics such as Transhipment Logistics, Multimodal Development in Transitional Economies, East European The MSc qualifications provide the knowledge PERIOD ONE and skills required by individuals intent on All awards can be studied in Plymouth (12 Shipping, Crude Oil Logistics Planning, reaching the highest levels within shipping, weeks), with an option to study for the MSc Supply Chain Efficiency and Security logistics, ports and supply chains. The in International Logistics or Supply Chain Issues and Liner Shipping programmes consist of core and option Management in Venlo, Holland (16 weeks). Developments in China, Container Port modules that allow for independent Privatisation and Safety Transport. specialisation in a chosen area. Core modules studied at both locations include: POST-DEGREE BENEFITS A research project based on a specific topic • Research Skills and Economics for within the area of chosen specialisation is an International Supply Chains The programmes are professionally essential requirement for completion of the • Maritime Finance and Business recognised by organisations such as programmes. The project gives you the Modelling the Institute of Logistics and opportunity to participate in either an Transport, the Institute of Chartered established research field or to follow lines of All students at Plymouth take: Shipbrokers, the Chartered Insurance work based on your own interest. • International Logistics and Maritime Institute and the Nautical Institute. The Masters programmes are year-long full Commerce All four programmes are also CILT time courses split into three periods. Please (Chartered Institute of Logistics and note that you will automatically qualify for a All students at Venlo study: Transport) accredited. Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) upon • Supply Chains and Production Control successful completion of Period one and a Systems Upon graduation you will be invited to Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) upon join the Plymouth Nautical Degree successful completion of Period two. Association (PYNDA). This is an active organisation founded in 1970 as “an organisation to encourage continuing friendship between graduates.” Further information about PYNDA can be found at www.pynda.com. the nce to releva y and s picalit ry Link ovide to Indust strial li nks pr e invit ed to ed indu . anag ers ar rogramme. tablish mmes hain m eaker p Our es uate progra pply c r visiting sp tional Marit ime post grad rt an d su of ou terna rican o t n e ing, p as par ntercargo, I & Sons, Am shipp ogrammes I i stics, the p r e inc luded FTE verard • Log ute to es hav ange, nk. contrib epresentativ , Baltic Exch and ANZ Ba t r ic s s Recen Logist Logist ic u, P&O ping, GIST Burea hip u of S Burea ENTRY REQUIREMENTS UNIVERSITY FACILITIES Normally a good honours degree in a LIBRARY related subject. Applicants with other The University of Plymouth’s specialist suitable academic or professional library facilities are acknowledged as being qualifications combined with substantial some of the best in the world, with a team relevant experience may be considered. of specialist business librarians to help Candidates holding a relevant BSc (Hons) students make the best use of the facilities. Top-up award obtained within the last The latest software is available on the five years may be able to proceed to the university network, which provides a Master of Science programmes. gateway to numerous national and Applicants are encouraged to enquire international information sources. about their suitability. Applicants can apply for exemption from LOCATION The campus is located in the city centre specific modules through the Credit and provides a broad range of activities Accumulation Transfer Scheme (CATS), for students. On campus there is a The University Guidelines for Students’ Union with a shop, café, games Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) and room and a choice of more than 100 Assessment of Prior Experiential Learning clubs and societies to join. The University (APEL). also provides a subsidised crèche. Overseas Applicants must have MANAGEMENT excellent written and spoken The city is easily accessible to other parts of communication skills in English, with a the United Kingdom, with its own airport minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or 575 and good rail and road links. It has a paper-based, 90 internet-based and 232 continental ferry port with links to France PERIOD TWO computer-based for TOEFL. In the and Spain. The university is situated in the All awards studied in Plymouth over 12 absence of these levels of proficiency heart of the city, just five minutes walk weeks. successful completion of an English- from the rail and coach stations. language preparatory course Core module: such as the BSc (Hons) International ACCOMMODATION • Logistics, Supply Chains, Systems and Logistics with Business English may be The university manages many halls of Methods necessary prior to commencing either of residence, all within walking distance of the above programmes. the university. In addition, the University One specified module appropriate to your has its own Student Accommodation award: • Shipping Finance, Management and Law FEES AND SCHOLARSHIPS Office which maintains a database of university approved good quality local • International Logistics and Management For our current fees and details about our accommodation. This service is • Port Policies and Management range of scholarships please go to our completely free. If you need help, you • International Supply Chain Systems website www.plymouth.ac.uk/money will be assisted in finding a private house or lodgings with a family if you prefer. One module drawn from the above modules At postgraduate level, you are not specified for your award expected to pay your tuition fees yourself unless you can obtain private WHAT TO DO NEXT funding or achieve a bursary. A PERIOD THREE (18 WEEKS) scholarship may be available for named If you would like further details about the programmes. Further details can be university, please call us to arrange a Research project, undertaken at any visit. To apply you can download an found on our website. appropriate location worldwide. application from our website. FURTHER INFORMATION The Marketing and Admissions Office, Plymouth Business School Cookworthy Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK Tel: +44 (0)1752 585500 • Fax: +44 (0)1752 585501 Email: email@example.com POSITION YOURSELF FOR SUCCESS IN GLOBAL TRADE If your career aspirations lie in high quality graduates and international shipping, logistics, supply postgraduates who are to lead and chain or port management, we can offer develop business opportunities and a flexible range of programmes for you, innovations in an international whether or not you have academic environment and/or industrial experience. Our ultimate aim is to prepare you for a • You will gain commercial focus through management career in the business of our industrial contacts and be able to international shipping, logistics, supply meet the requirements of industry chain or port management. • You will develop up to date knowledge WHY STUDY INTERNATIONAL and skills from teaching staff who are SHIPPING, INTERNATIONAL all engaged in national and LOGISTICS, INTERNATIONAL international research SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT OR PORT • You will gain theoretical and practical MANAGEMENT WITH THE understanding of the international UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH? shipping, logistics, supply chain and port businesses Key Features • Shipping, logistics, port industries and • At the Plymouth Business School, you International Supply Chain will be working in one of the most Management worldwide recognise that pleasant study environments in the Plymouth Business school produces England www.plymouth.ac.uk If you require any part of this leaflet in larger print, please contact: Plymouth Business School Tel: +44 (0)1752 585500 Fax: +44 (0)1752 585501 Minicom: +44 (0)1752 232285 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org D/535795/06/08 This publication went to print July 2009 - which may be more than two years before the start of your course. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. However, as our courses, services and fees are regularly reviewed and updated, some details may change.
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