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

Programme Structure

2021/22 Cohort or After

Award No. of Required Subjects Required Pattern
Compulsory Subject Restricted Elective Subjects Free Elective Subjects
Master of Science (MSc) 11
(33 credits)
(3 credits)
(15 credits)
(15 credits)
Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) 6
(18 credits)
(3 credits)
(15 credits)
(0 credits)

Each subject carries three credits while Project carries six credits.


  • LGT5002 International Logistics Systems, Operations and Management *

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

Choose at least two from the focus on International Shipping:

  • LGT5001 Organisational Management in Shipping and Logistics *
  • LGT5010 Port Policy and Management
  • LGT5071 Ship Chartering Strategies
  • LGT5072 Liner Shipping Management

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


  • LGT5013 Transport Logistics in China
  • LGT5037 Project Management
  • LGT5073 Risk Management in Operations
  • LGT5101 Statistics for Management
  • 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
cef_logo * These subjects have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund (CEF)


  • The offering of subjects is subject to class quota availability.
  • The subject syllabi are subject to approval.

# 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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