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MSc in International Transport, Trade and Logistics

Educational aims of the programme

The educational aims of the programme are that the student should:

  1. Be exposed to, and develop, a broad range of skills relating to International Transport, Trade and Logistics.
  2. Develop the ability to organise thoughts, analyse, synthesise and critically appraise at Masters level.
  3. Be able to solve complex problems through the creation, identification and evaluation of options.
  4. Analyse a range of case study organisations in light of industry best practice relating to sustainability.
  5. Use qualitative and quantitative methods for the solution of problems in International Transport, Trade and Logistics.
  6. Conduct research into Operations Management issues through research design, secondary data collection, analysis, synthesis and reporting.
  7. Develop critical self-awareness, self-reflection and self-management, and business ethics as part of an ongoing lifelong learning process.


Unicaf offers a flexible rolling admissions model with multiple start dates for each programme throughout the year
15/01, 19/02/, 18/03,15/4, 20/5, 17/6,15/7, 19/8, 16/9, 14/10, 18/11 and 16/12.

*Start dates for university programmes may be subject to change. Students are advised to regularly check their student profile for the most up-to-date and accurate information regarding programme commencement dates.


Duration: 2 - 5 years

Study mode: Online learning

Financing: Scholarships Available

Programme Pathway
Foundation Courses
Name Code
Induction Module LJMU-IND-M-100
Postgraduate Certificate Level
Name Code
Project Management Fundamentals LJMU-7501-BEGP
International Trade and Global Transport Systems LJMU-7502-UCENPG
Logistics and Supply Chain Management LJMU-7503-UCENPG
Postgraduate Diploma Level
Name Code
Research Methods LJMU-7509-BEGP
Operations Research LJMU-7504-UCENPG 
Transport Economics LJMU-7506-UCENPG 
Postgraduate Award Level
Name Code
Dissertation LJMU-7510-BEGP

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for admission are:

  • An accredited UK Honours degree with minimum 2.2 classification or international equivalent in Maritime, Logistics, Business, Management or relevant subject area.  Some related professional qualifications at the appropriate level supported by relevant industry experience may also be considered. 
  • Official transcripts from all universities, colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions attended.
  • English Proficiency: IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of at least 6.0 (and no individual component lower than 5.5) or equivalent English language qualifications. 
  • Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) explaining why the programme interests the student, what makes the student a suitable candidate, how the programme will benefit the student's career progression and any relevant skills or work experience that will support the application.
  • Up to date CV
  • Two references (academic or professional) listed on CV stating referee’s full name, contact details, and relationship to the applicant.

Applications from non-standard applicants are welcome and will be considered individually.

* Entry requirements may vary depending on the programme of study.

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