Title

Maritime operations

Overview

This module aims to provide students a cutting edge knowledge of issues relating to achieving sustainability in the maritime industry, both from an environmental perspective and a business perspective.

Includes lectures in
  • Ballast water
  • Green shipping technology
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Business strategy
  • Digital business
Key skills learned
  • Define the complex and interrelated nature of issues relating to environmental impact and protection in the maritime industry
  • Research, describe and evaluate management and operational practices and strategies found in the maritime industry
  • Examine and evaluate practices relating to Corporate and Social Responsibility, and ethical behaviour in business
  • Synthesise a vision for sustainable maritime business operations and strategic behaviour in the digital era
Language

English

Duration

16 weeks part-time study

Credits

30 transferable credits at academic level 6

Assessment

Coursework only. Multiple-choice quiz, reflective essay and exercises