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Master of Science / Postgraduate Diploma in International Shipping and Transport Logistics

 

 

Entrance Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification is required; OR
  • Full membership in one of the following professional bodies:
    • The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Hong Kong
    • The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, UK
    • The Chartered Insurance Institute, UK
    • The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, UK ; OR
  • Applicants with other post-secondary qualifications, who have been employed in the fields of maritime, shipping, transport or logistics for not less than 6 years, of which 3 years in a managerial capacity, will also be considered.

If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. Please refer to the "Admissions Requirements" section for Taught Postgraduate Programmes at Study@PolyU for details.


Mode of Study & Duration

Mode of study: Mixed-mode

Students can pursue their studies in either a full-time study load (taking 9 credits or more in a semester) or a part-time study load (taking less than 9 credits in a semester). In general, one evening class per week will be scheduled for each subject over a regular 13-week semester and two evening classes per week over a 7-week optional Summer Term.

 

Duration

For MSc
Part-time mode: two and a half (2.5) academic years including optional summer terms
Full-time mode: two (2) academic years including optional summer terms
Students can complete the programme in one (1) year in Full-time mode according to their own study pace.

For PgD
Part-time mode: two and a half (2.5) academic years including optional summer terms
Full-time mode: two (2) academic years including optional summer terms
Students can complete the programme in one (1) year in Full-time mode according to their own study pace.

Students who wish to extend their studies beyond normal duration can submit such request to the Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies for consideration.

Students will be required to attend more classes in the evening if they choose the full-time option and the duration of study will be subject to class quota availability.

As students are more likely to find time to attend classes on weekends rather than weekdays, with prior arrangement, there may be occasional delivery in short block mode over weekends.


Fee & Scholarships

Fee for 2021/22 intake

The tuition fee is HK$239,250 per programme for MSc (33 credits) and HK$130,500 per programme for PgD (18 credits) for local and non-local students.

 

Scholarships

Targeted Taught Postgraduate Programmes Fellowships Scheme (for 2022/23 intake)

  • A total of 6 fellowships shall be awarded to local students of MSc programme. Please click here for details.

LMS Taught Postgraduate Programme Scholarship Scheme

  • This is for entry of Programme MSc/PgD in International Shipping and Transport Logistics (Mixed-mode) (44087-IFM/IPM/IFP/IPP), available for applicants with outstanding academic and non-academic performance.
  • Merit-based scholarship of HK$50,000 for each recipient
  • Please click here to download the application form for this scholarship

The Hong Kong Maritime and Logistics Scholarship Scheme

  • For entry to Programme Stream 44087-ISS *
  • Available for all local and non-local applicants

* Programme Stream 44087-ISS: Full-time Mode under the MSc in International Shipping and Transport Logistics Programme. For details of this Scholarship and Programme Stream 44087-ISS, please visit the description page in this website as well.

Master of Science in International Shipping and Transport Logistics Scholarship for International Student

  • For entry to Programme Stream 44087-IFM: MSc in International Shipping and Transport Logistics [Mixed-mode] (Full-time)
  • Available for overseas applicants, outside of Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, with outstanding academic and non-academic performance
  • Waiver of tuition fee plus living cost subsidy
  • Please click here to download the application form for this scholarship

PolyU reserves the right to change or withdraw the scholarship/fellowship at any time. In case of any dispute/disagreement, PolyU’s decision is final.


Application

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We have a quota for admissions. Early applications are strongly encouraged. Shortlisted candidates may be invited for interviews.

Please refer to Study@PolyU website for the application details of individual programmes.

 

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