Title

Ship and Marine operations

Overview

This module will give you a detailed knowledge of modern international shipping and other maritime activity, at strategic and operational levels.  It explores the role of marine operations, the oil & gas industry and shipping in the extraction of natural resources and movement of freight, in the international, intermodal industry.  Global marine trade, shipping, ships and port operation are examined in detail and specific shipping operator roles are identified.

Includes lectures in
  • Logistics and Inter modal transport
  • Oil and gas industry
  • Maritime leadership and management
  • Maritime corporate enterprise
Key skills learned
  • Autonomously identify, judge and recommend remedies to problems
  • Evaluate and implement effective leadership and efficient management practices
  • Apply current theoretical and methodical approaches for effective leadership
  • Analyse modern shipping and marine operational practice
Language

English

Duration

16 weeks part-time study

Credits

30 transferable credits at academic level 7

Assessment

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