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World Maritime University MSc in Maritime Affairs - Maritime Safety & Environmental Administration
World Maritime University

MSc in Maritime Affairs - Maritime Safety & Environmental Administration

Malmö, Sweden

14 Months


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WMU’s MSc programme emphasizes the practical application of expertise. It offers both an overview of the complex, inter-related maritime and ocean fields, as well as the opportunity to specialize. The programme is designed to respond directly to the real needs of the maritime industry, and to equip graduates with the skills needed today and in the future. It is academically challenging and professionally oriented, and is designed for ambitious, mid-career maritime professionals. It provides a particularly strong foundation for those intending to move into either a national or an international career.

WMU is active in research that is influencing the development of the maritime industry. From the effects of climate change to maritime safety & security, from piracy to port state control, from environmental to technological developments impacting the industry, as well as on ocean-related matters, WMU’s faculty are involved in research that also adds significant value to the content of the MSc programme, keeping it up to date and relevant.

This specialization has been designed for experts who serve or will serve at a senior level in public or private maritime organizations, in the fields of advice and policy implementation on IMO standards related to maritime safety and security, occupational health and safety as well as marine environmental issues. It provides comprehensive understanding of maritime administration activities in the context of IMO, and the essential management tools required by senior maritime personnel to implement safety, security and environmental protection standards.


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