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Maritime, Shipping Management and Logistics, Supply Chain & Transport Education in London

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The University of Greenwich offers the best of both worlds; city and country. As a student you would be on the doorstep of London, but they also offer the cream of Kent - rolling hills, pub-to-pub walks and seaside resorts.

The University traces its roots to 1890, and over the years a range of specialist organizations have joined the institution, giving it the diverse strengths it has today in subjects such as architecture, business, computing, engineering and sciences.


The University of Greewich has three campuses, all housed within buildings of historical importance: Avery Hill and Greenwich in London, and Medway in Kent. The University is proud of its diverse student body. People from more than 140 countries choose to study at Greenwich, part of an international student community of 4,900.

The Greenwich Maritime Centre is a part of the University of Greenwich. Established in 1998 as Greenwich maritime Institute, it provides a specialist postgraduate and research within the large multi-faculty University of Greenwich. It is an active centre for maritime research.

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Academic Programs




Undergraduate Programs

  • BA (Hons) in Business Logistics and Transport Management (3 years full-time, 4 years sandwich & 6 years part-time): This program has a strong commercial orientation and academic rigour, leading to rewarding careers. It provides a well-rounded approach to business while enabling you to specialise in the logistics and transport industry. As employers are looking for graduates with distinctive, relevant experience, this program will also enable you to take part in the Greenwich Employability Passport scheme. 
  • Business Logistics and Transport Management (Year 3 Direct Entry): The direct entry business logistics and transport management degree enables anyone with a foundation degree, HND or two years of higher education in business or management to enter the three-year course in the final year.
  • BA (Hons) in Business Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (3 years full-time, 4 years sandwich & 6 years part-time): This specialist business program has both a strong commercial orientation and academic rigour. It provides a well-rounded approach to business while focusing on purchasing and supply chain management, which covers diverse sectors such as fashion, retail, service and manufacturing. Greenwich Employability Passport scheme is enabled and is designed to recognise and reward extracurricular activities such as part-time work, volunteering, society membership, or attending our special guest lectures, to help give you a competitive edge in the job market.
  • Business Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (Year 3 Direct Entry): The direct entry business studies degree is for anyone who has a foundation degree, HND or two years of higher education in business or management. This degree is designed to help you develop key business skills in decision making and leadership, skills all highly valued by employers.
  • BA (Hons) in Business Logistics and Transport Management (3 years full-time, 4 years sandwich & 6 years part-time): The business logistics and transport management degree will give you an understanding of logistics and transport management within organizations through topics such as business processes, planning and development, project management and logistics.
  • Business Logistics and Transport Management (Year 3 Direct Entry): The direct entry business logistics and transport management degree enables anyone with a foundation degree, HND or two years of higher education in business or management to enter the three-year course in the final year.

Postgraduate Programs

Maritime & Shipping Management Programs

  • MSc in Global Shipping Management (1 year full-time, 2 years part-time): The MSc Global Shipping Management program provides a unique opportunity to address the academic and educational needs of the rapidly growing and competitive global shipping industry. This postgraduate degree program addresses the key challenges of the shipping industry through the combination of theoretical maritime and shipping management topics with the emerging industry trends; applying the learning within the shipping, maritime and port industry sectors.
  • Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) with maritime Specialization (1 year full-time, 2-3 years part-time or 2-3 years distance learning): The Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an internationally recognized master's degree in business administration and management. This course aims to develop the business leaders of the future. It approaches responsible leadership from the starting points of creativity, practicality and social resourcefulness.

Logistics & Transport Management Programs

  • MA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (1 year full-time, 2 years part-time): This Master's degree will provide you with knowledge of supply chain networks which may be designed for services or manufacturing and be global or domestic in scale. This includes the functions of procurement, production, distribution and customer service, and a diverse range of designs and structures.

University of Greenwich Features




One hundred years of innovation, strong links to industry and commerce, complemented by research excellence and an international agenda are what make the University of Greenwich a leading modern university. The University has a resource base of highly qualified staff with wide ranging expertise and significant links with business and industry; this, coupled with 25,000 students from a variety of backgrounds and countries provides an imaginative and affluent learning experience for all.

  • Campus: The Greenwich London Campus is on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames. The university's largest campus is centered on three baroque buildings designed by Sir Christopher Wren at the end of the 17th century.
  • Accreditation: University of Greenwich is a public university and UK Border Agency (UKBA) highly trusted student sponsor. Logistics and Supply Chain Management are accredited by Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) as may be applicable with individual programs.
  • Social Facilities: A few minutes' walk from the campus is Cooper Building, which is home to the students' union. Inside, Bar Latitude has bright, modern decor and offers a range of hot and cold food. A pool room and the union shop are also in the building.
  • Careers Guidance and Support: The University will provide you with ongoing careers advice and support, so you can make the transition into employment and fulfill your potential when you graduate.
  • Study Skills Centers: Through the Study Skills Centers, you can improve your reading, research and presentation skills.
  • Federal Student Aid for US students: Financial assistance (William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program) is available for American students studying at an overseas university through the US Government's Department for Education. The University of Greenwich is a participant of this program.
  • Housing: The University offers a guarantee of accommodation to all new students for the September intake, in Halls of Residence or University-approved accommodation. This is provided that the accommodation application is received within the deadline date, and all conditions of offer are met.