Part-time MSc Shipping and Transport

Netherlands Maritime University

Program Description

Part-time MSc Shipping and Transport

Netherlands Maritime University


The Part-time Master of Science Shipping and Transport program offers you a combination of extensive knowledge and skills training, enabling you to fulfil management positions in the shipping and transport industry. As a participant of the program you will be exposed to a multidisciplinary view on maritime, port, transport and logistics issues and to complex management problems. The part-time program is specifically tailored to ambitious professionals who wish to combine their career with further higher education.

Program Structure

The Part-time program has a total duration of two years and three months. It consists of four core modules with various courses, and a final module that is dedicated to thesis research. You will have classes twice a week during evening hours (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 PM). Every five to six weeks a full day on Friday is scheduled for excursions and hands-on training, such as management games and simulator exercises.

The program offers various means of knowledge transfer and skill development, including lectures, seminars, case assignments, presentations and hands-on training. You are expected to prepare actively for your classes as these are mainly used for discussion and reflection.

The evening classes and course assignments will allow you to interact with your fellow students, share thoughts, discuss and analyze. You will be assessed by means of reports, presentations and written examinations. The program is fully taught in English on Campus.


  • University location: Lloydstraat 300, Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
  • Housing: available at STC-Safeport close to the University for approx. €500/month
  • Funding: The University does not offer funding. Other sources of funding can be found at
  • Application requirements: Bachelor Degree, English level - please see the application form for a list of documents you should submit.
  • More information

    For details about the program please visit our website For any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Office.

    Telephone: +31 10 448 6060


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    Last updated October 20, 2016
    Duration & Price
    This course is Campus based
    Start Date
    Start date
    Nov. 2017
    27 months
    Part time
    13,000 EUR
    Request Info
    Non-EU students need to be in possession of a visa for the purpose of work
    Start date Nov. 2017
    Netherlands Rotterdam
    Application deadline Request Info
    Non-EU students need to be in possession of a visa for the purpose of work
    End date Nov. 29, 2019
    Duration 27 months
    Price 13,000 EUR
    Same Fee for EU and Non-EU students