Would you like to pursue a career in transport research or management? Than this program is a great value. It provides the theoretical and practical skills to set you up for success within the ever-changing world of transportation and logistics. This program, a collaboration with C-MAT, is specifically designed with an international audience in mind and aimed at recent graduates with a background in economics or management focusing on transport-related matters.
you have both a broad and thorough knowledge of and insight in contemporary issues and the interdependencies of the transport-related business, based on research results and international experience drawn from the transport industry;
you have specialized knowledge of and insight in the complexity of the transport chains, its various modes of transport, interfaces and actors and their respective interaction with logistics management;
you have specialized knowledge of and insight in the complexity of logistics management, particularly with regard to import-export management, warehousing and distribution of goods, and related legislation and regulation;
you will be able to formulate a research question, to set up a research plan and to critically evaluate research results within the domain of transport management;
you will be able to apply the acquired scientific knowledge and skills to develop effective solutions for real-life business problems;
you will be able to apply the acquired scientific knowledge and skills in order to prepare business economics-related policy decisions on transport, to implement them, and to follow up on them in the transport chain;
you will be able to critically reflect on social developments, such as sustainability, and their impact on the transport industry from a (inter)national perspective;
you will be able to critically analyze and synthesize his/her own research and/or solutions for complex case studies by means of scientifically sound methodologies, and will be able to present them in a clear and concise manner.
Who are we looking for?
You are interested in learning about all functions of the transportation sector, including maritime transportation, new innovations, and advanced industrial economics, etc.
You are open-minded and eager to be in a truly international and multicultural setting.
You have a master's degree or five years bachelor's degree in a relevant subject, with good study results or a bachelor's degree of four years of study in case of demonstrable equivalence with master's degree (e.g. on the basis of the program's curriculum, successful attendance of relevant additional academic courses/trainings and/or relevant professional experience).
Upon successful completion of this Master, you will receive the following degree: ‘Master of Science in Maritime and Air Transport Management’.
Backgrounds and nationalities
The Master of Science in in Maritime and Air Transportation has a class composed of 90% international students with over 16 different nationalities.