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               PROGRAMMES IN

                12 MONTHS FULL TIME
Past graduates have established
successful careers as academics,
consultants, logistics analysts,
port managers, shipbrokers,
writers, ship financiers, logistics
integrators and operations

                                             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
  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

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                                                 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
                                                                                           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
                                                                                           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
   • 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             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

                                          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


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 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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