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Main Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece
25 June 2021

New Masters programme - MSc in Shipping & Port Management

MSc in in Shipping & Port Management at CITY College, University of York Europe Campus

Become highly qualified and navigate a clear career path in one of the most important sectors of the global economy.


 

Key features:

Degree title: Master of Science in Shipping & Port Management
The title is awarded directly by the University of York.
Duration: 1 year (full time) or 2 years (part time)
Mode of delivery: Classes take place on weekday evenings
Location of studies: Thessaloniki
Language of instruction: English

 

Programme overview:

The MSc in Shipping & Port Management programme provides an integrated holistic approach in shipping, ports, and freight logistics, thus giving students a sound academic and business oriented global trade understanding of the overall transport and supply chain needs, based on the market requirements. Business and research informed analysis of trends and latest developments, technology advances, and industry practice in these sectors are introduced by faculty having a unique combination of high level academic and practice expertise, being in the forefront of the shipping, ports and international logistics industries.

Career opportunities
Graduates may pursue a career in many domains such as international trade and commerce, shipping, port operations and port management, logistics and dockyard management. Organisations that require the skills developed during this degree include shipping companies, port authorities, port operators, clearing and forwarding companies, export and import firms, and agency houses. The intermodal character of the freight transport, creates also significant job opportunities in countries that are not surrounded by sea but have a significant role in the operation of dry ports and logistics facilities.

More about the programme

 

Dr Sotiris Theofanis presents the MSc in Shipping & Port Management

 

 

Programme lead

Dr. Sotirios Theofanis - Programme Lead, MSc in Shipping and Port Management

Dr Sotirios Theofanis
Professor of Practice
Programme Lead of the MSc in Shipping & Port Management programme

Dr. Sotirios Theofanis is Professor of Practice at CITY College, University York Europe Campus; Member of the Board of Directors, Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A.; and Affiliated Faculty, Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation, Rutgers University, New Jersey. He is an internationally acknowledged expert, manager and academic in the fields of freight transport, logistics and ports. He has a unique blend of industry and academic background, with extensive administrative, high level managerial, consulting / advisory and academic experience in the fields of port planning, management and operations, as well as in freight logistics, intermodal and maritime transport.


Through a unique blend of sound theory and practice, the Programme introduces students with diverse backgrounds to the fascinating world of shipping, logistics and port management. I look forward to setting sail with our new class on an exciting educational journey.

 

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