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MBA in Shipping and Logistics

The leading online Master of Business Administration for the maritime industry from Middlesex University and Lloyd's Maritime Academy

Starts: 18th September 2017 | Application deadline: 18th August 2017

Delivered by tutored distance learning

The MBA that combines quality with flexibility for future maritime industry leaders – develop your ability to perform at the highest level of business management.

The programme curriculum has been painstakingly designed to equip current and future maritime leaders with the skills, knowledge and tools they need manage their business successfully.

The Vice Chancellor outlines the focus that Middlesex University has for global courses delivered on and off campus by distance learning.

Find out more about the MBA by downloading the prospectus and join a world leading international university based in London.

On successfully completing the degree you will achieve the following learning outcomes:

  • Enhance and extend previous experience in business and management
  • Develop the ability to apply existing and newly acquired knowledge and experience to complex business issues
  • Prepare for leadership and transformational roles in business
  • Develop strategic thinking and innovation skills
  • Encourage lifelong learning and personal development
  • Develop advanced knowledge of your organisation, its management and the environment in which it operates
  • Demonstrate a broad perspective on organisational management and its wider impact on society and the environment
  • Operate and manage in a global and multicultural environment
  • Acquire improved communication, writing and time management techniques
  • Develop interpersonal, networking, virtual teamwork and group management skills
  • Gain higher levels of self-confidence and awareness of unique strengths and abilities

MBA in Shipping & Logistics
Starts: 18 September 2017
Application deadline: 18 August 2017
Delivery: Tutored distance learning
Duration: 24 Months
Fees: £15,300 / US$19,890 (VAT exempt). Discount for early applications.
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If you are a UK or EU national, or have UK ‘settled status’, have lived in the UK or the EU (or wider EEA) for the last 3 years, will be living in the UK on the first day of your course and haven’t been awarded a MSc, MA, MBA or PhD already, you may be eligible for a loan of up to £10,000 from the UK Government to study this course.

The MBA in Shipping and Logistic was the right complement to my experience in the maritime field. It gave me that mind openness and broader knowledge that I needed. I am firmly convinced that this program, although not yet completed, has a large responsibility for my promotion to Vice President of Technical Operations. Definitely a game changer!

Giovanni Canu, Director Technical Operations, Norwegian Cruise Line

Why study for the Middlesex MBA?

Ranked in the Top 100 in the world, the Middlesex MBA engages
students with current business theory, strategic leadership skills and practical industry knowledge. The Business Transformation Project allows in-depth research and analysis of an issue affecting your organisation, sector or industry, applying skills gained throughout the programme to deliver valuable results. This delivers a significant return on investment for you - and any sponsor.

Find out more about Middlesex University here.

The MBA can significantly advance your career by giving you:

  • The confidence to operate across all areas of your industry
  • Enhanced capabilities to lead, think and act more strategically
  • Awareness of personal strengths and opportunities for improvement
  • The ability to apply knowledge as you learn it in real time and the real world
  • An understanding of the challenges in other sectors, industries and locations
  • A demonstrable ability to meet the challenges of a senior management role
  • The academic skills and intellectual habits to continue personal development after completing the MBA
  • Networking and support opportunities through lifelong alumni membership

View the programme details now for more information.

The MBA can benefit your employer by:

  • Significantly enhancing your capabilities across a range of areas such as business management, people management, project management, strategic thinking, innovation and change
  • Improving your ability to operate at a more strategic level and contribute beyond your own functional specialism
  • Providing an opportunity for a cost-effective management development programme
  • Allowing the flexibility to study and participate without absence from the workplace
  • Presenting the opportunity to gain value for your organisation through your Business Transformation Project, providing significant research into a relevant business issue

View the course prospectus now for more information.

Why study by distance learning?

Balancing professional, study, family and other commitments can be a struggle, particularly in times of high pressure. Our MBA is delivered solely by distance learning and online, offering you the opportunity to learn from wherever you are in the world to the same curriculum as the traditional full-time classroom approach.

Learn more about the benefits of distance learning here.

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This is a Middlesex University programme and qualification, with enrolment administered by Lloyd's Maritime Academy, and delivered, assessed quality assured and awarded by Middlesex University.

Programme Faculty:

Stephane Bignoux, Programme Leader, Middlesex University
Stephane Bignoux

Programme Leader

Middlesex University

John Astbury, Module Tutor, Shipping Business & International  Trade
John Astbury

Module Tutor

Shipping Business & International Trade

Ioannis Bournakis, Module Leader, Shipping Business & International Trade
Ioannis Bournakis

Module Leader

Shipping Business & International Trade

Robert Jenefsky, Module Tutor, Advanced International Marketing
Robert Jenefsky

Module Tutor

Advanced International Marketing

Anna Kyprianou, Dean and Vice Chancellor of the  Business School, Module Leader, Executive Leadership, Middlesex University
Anna Kyprianou

Dean and Vice Chancellor of the Business School, Module Leader, Executive Leadership

Middlesex University

Mark McPherson, Associate Professor, Middlesex  University Business School
Mark McPherson

Associate Professor

Middlesex University Business School

Jyoti Navare, Module Leader, Finance & Risk Management
Jyoti Navare

Module Leader

Finance & Risk Management

Anna Lassila, Module Leader, Optimising Business Performance
Anna Lassila

Module Leader

Optimising Business Performance

Efthimios Poulis, Module Tutor, Business Strategy
Efthimios Poulis

Module Tutor

Business Strategy

Muhammad Rizwan, Module Tutor, Finance & Risk Management
Muhammad Rizwan

Module Tutor

Finance & Risk Management

Merv Rowlinson, Module Tutor, Optimising Business Performance
Merv Rowlinson

Module Tutor

Optimising Business Performance

Valeriano Lencioni, Module Leader , Business Transformation Project
Valeriano Lencioni

Module Leader

Business Transformation Project