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Programme Structure

2021/22 Cohort or After

No. of Required Subjects
Academic Credits
Training Credits
1 Compulsory Subject
3  
4 International Shipping Core Subjects
12  
3 Restricted Elective Subjects
9  
5 Free Elective Subjects 15  
240-hour Maritime Industry Internship (training credits)

6
Total No. of Required Credits
39 6

Each subject carries three credits while Project carries six credits.

 

The placement for internship will be monitored by the Steering Committee of the Hong Kong Maritime and Logistics Scholarship Scheme.
  • LGT5002 International Logistics Systems, Operations and Management
  • LGT5001 Organisational Management in Shipping and Logistics
  • LGT5010 Port Policy and Management
  • LGT5071 Ship Chartering Strategies
  • LGT5072 Liner Shipping Management

*subject to review

Students need to choose at least 5 Restricted Elective Subjects (for both MSc and PgD)

Choose at least one from the focus on Shipping Economics and Finance:

  • LGT5007 Shipping Economics and Markets
  • LGT5065 Finance for Shipping and Logistics

Choose at least one from the focus on Shipping Law and Insurance:

  • LGT5012 Law and Practice in Marine Insurance
  • LGT5064 Shipping Law

Choose at least one from the focus on International logistics:

  • LGT5014 Air Transport Logistics and Management
  • LGT5015 Supply Chain Management

Students may take more Restricted Elective Subjects than required. The extras will be counted as Free Elective Subjects.

Focus on International Shipping:

  • LGT5017 Maritime Logistics

Focus on Shipping Economics and Finance:

  • AF5108 Accounting for Managers
  • LGT5160 Derivatives and Risk Management in Shipping

Focus on Shipping Law and Insurance:

  • LGT5011 Admiralty Law
  • LGT5046 Contract Management
  • LGT5170 Maritime Arbitration Law

Focus on International logistics (Air Logistics Management):

  • LGT5067 Intermodal Transport Management
  • LGT5161 Air Transport Regulatory Policy
  • LGT5162 Airline Strategic Management
  • LGT5163 Aviation Marketing
  • LGT5164 Aviation Safety Management
  • LGT5169 Airport Business Management

Others:

  • LGT5013 Transport Logistics in China
  • LGT5037 Project Management
  • LGT5073 Risk Management in Operations
  • LGT5101 Statistics for Management
  • LGT5105 Managing Operations Systems
  • LGT5113 Enterprise Resource Planning
  • LGT5122 Applications of Decision Making Models
  • LGT5131 Warehousing and Materials Management
  • LGT5152 Information Systems for Supply Chain Management
  • LGT5202 Project (6 credits)
  • MM501 Research Methods
  • MM544 E-Commerce

Note:

  • Compulsory and Core subjects first, followed by electives
  • 1st year students are strongly advised to complete ALL the compulsory subjects in their first year of studies.
  • Not all subjects will be offered each year, and registration is subject to the availability of quota.

# Common Pool Electives: Students are allowed to choose 1 elective, equivalent to 3 credits, from the Common Pool to fulfill the elective requirements of the programme.

Students should strictly comply with the prescriptions of the programme curriculum when performing subject registration. Those who fail to meet the programme requirements will NOT be allowed to graduate.

Credit transfer/exemption will not be granted for subjects chosen from the FB Common Pool, unless the Elective Subject concerned falls within the programme curriculum. Please note that not all subjects will be offered every year and registration is subject to the availability of quota. Please refer to the AS's eStudent Page for subject details (e.g. subject syllabus, offering semester, class timetable).

For details of Programme Curriculum and Progression Pattern, please refer to the Programme Requirement Document.

 

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