WMU offers a postgraduate programme in Maritime Affairs, leading to a Master of Science or a Postgraduate Diploma, in the following specializations:
- Maritime Education & Training
- Maritime Energy Management - New in 2016
- Maritime Law & Policy
- Maritime Safety & Environmental Administration
- Ocean Sustainability, Governance and Management - New in 2016
- Port Management
- Shipping Management & Logistics
All WMU programmes of study are designed to respond to the current needs of the maritime industry through a balance of academic study and practical experience. Emphasizing the practical application of knowledge, WMU programmes provide a unique insight into the range of maritime endeavors.
Each year, WMU students benefit from the expertise of around 100 visiting professors who are internationally renowned experts in their fields. By bringing state-of-the-art professional experience into the classroom, they provide an invaluable window into the modern maritime world.
A highlight of the Malmö MSc is the Field Study Programme that takes students to destinations across Europe, Asia, and South America to gain valuable insights into professional practices. Through co-operation with a wide range of institutions, WMU students experience application of the latest theories and technologies in real-life situations.
The standard MSc is a 14-month programme lasting from September until November of the following year. The intensive curriculum provides 95 ECTS credits with approximately 3 weeks of field study. Students who already hold a postgraduate qualification can apply for exemption from the foundation semester and join the accelerated programme, arriving in Malmö in January and graduating in November of the same year.