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International Trade and Shipping (Online) (MSc) - Frederick
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International Trade and Shipping (Online) (MSc) - Frederick

Frederick University
1 Year, 6 Months

Program Description

The master in International Trade and Shipping (Online) (MSc) delivers a comprehensive integrated overview of the core subjects essential to a thorough understanding of international trade and transport. Specifically, the course aims to develop the generic business skills required by managers working in the area of international trade and maritime business; develop critical analytical skills and apply them to the challenges they continually meet.

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Objectives of the Program

The specific objectives of the master in International Trade and Shipping (Online) (MSc) are that the students:

  • Have the intellectual skills necessary to contribute to developing strategies for the direction of international transport and trade.
  • Become familiar with the main theories and practices of international shipping, transport and trade.
  • Can describe and critically analyse the structures and institutions of managing and organizing sea transport.
  • Examine the financial risks and opportunities of the trade and transport business environment.
  • Be able to grasp the import of the legal, economic and regulatory institutions and practices of trade and transport.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the structures, processes and institutional practices of trade and shipping in the global marketplace.
  • Act as fully developed professionals who are capable of developing, implementing, and promoting activities relevant to international trade and shipping management, as well as the interaction of these with the world economic and financial systems.
  • Demonstrate the appropriate knowledge and research background and tools should they wish to proceed to a research degree (MPhil, PhD etc.)
  • Establish collaborative networks with other universities for the promotion of research and academic dialogue through student and academic staff exchange programmes, as a means of acquiring experience, achieving effective exploitation of research results, good practice examples and innovation.
  • Strengthen the communication and information exchange channels among working groups, universities and other centres who study trade and transportation issues, locally, peripherally, and globally.


Semester 1

International Trade and Shipping Management

International Maritime Law and Carriage of Goods

Logistics and Supply Chain Management


Semester 2

Ship Management

Research Methods

Commodity Trades


Semester 3


Jobs - Careers

  • Import and Export Business
  • Ship Management
  • Underwriting
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Port Agency
  • Ship Broking
  • Trade and Ship Finance
  • A variety of other Administrative Posts in the Private and Public Sectors
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