Maritime Business - exchange modules

Get to know the exciting and often hidden business of world shipping. From shipbroking, and the transport of goods, to salvage rights and piracy. 90 per cent of world trade is carried by sea and you’ll learn about the commercial, economic and operational aspects of the maritime industry, while gaining a grounding in the varied and fascinating legal issues that arise in the sector. Our course has established a strong reputation within the industry, you’ll be highly sought after when you graduate.

Included below is a list of all modules available for exchange students studying Maritime Business at the University of Plymouth. Further information about studying BSc (Hons) Maritime Business and Logistics and BSc (Hons) Maritime Business and Maritime Law at the University of Plymouth.

First year modules

All modules are 20 credits 

Semester 1:

  • MAR104 - Introducing Maritime Business, Maritime Law and Logistics
  • MAR105 - International Trade and Commercial Law
Semester 2:
  • MAR106 - Principles of Logistics and Freight Transport
  • MAR108 - Shipping Fundamentals

Second year modules

All modules are 20 credits 

Semester 1:

  • MAR207 - Maritime Geography and Economics
  • MAR212 - Maritime Operations

Semester 2:

  • MAR209 - Financial Accounting and Managerial Decision Making
  • MAR210 - Maritime Management and Markets

Third year modules

All modules are 20 credits 

Semester 1:
  • MAR322 - Research Skills for International Business
  • MAR325 - International Supply Chain Management
  • MAR326 - Ports and Intermodalism
  • MAR327 - Strategic Management & Governance

Semester 2:

  • MAR323 - International Logistics Management
  • MAR324 - International Shipping

Postgraduate Modules

Semester 1:

  • MAR701 - Research Skills and Economics for International Supply Chains
  • MAR702 - Maritime Finance and Business Modelling
  • MAR703 - International Trade, Procurement, Logistics and Shipping

Semester 2:

  • MAR704 - Logistics, Supply Chains, Systems and Methods
  • MAR705 - Shipping Finance, Management and Law
  • MAR706 - Port Policy and Management
  • MAR707 - International Supply Chain Systems
  • MAR708 - International Procurement Management
  • MAR709 - International Logistics and Management