Study shipping policy and logistics in a city immersed in maritime heritage with our one year top-up degree. Whether it’s moving coffee or computers, the global shipping industry is responsible for transporting the vast majority of world trade and provides the lifeblood of global economy. You’ll extend your existing experience or qualifications in the marine sector and graduate primed to study a related masters programme or enter an evolving global industry. You will get ahead with a course that’s accredited by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. You will benefit from the strong reputation our course has in the maritime and related industries for its relevance to the industrial world, along with the quality of our students. As this is a 'top-up' programme for FdSc graduates only, it is not available during Clearing. * Get ahead with a course that’s accredited by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. The University also has links with many other professional bodies including the Nautical Institute, the Institute of Export, the International Association of Maritime Economists, Sea Vision UK and the International Association of Maritime Universities. * Progress onto a relevant masters programme upon successful completion of this course to solidify your knowledge and skills. You’ll benefit from ten per cent off your postgraduate fees if you advance directly. * Study maritime business and law in a city with a rich maritime history; the University has a tradition of maritime education stretching back to the mid-nineteenth century. Benefit from the strong reputation our course has in the maritime and related industries for its relevance to the industrial world, along with the quality of our students. * Learn from academic staff with relevant industrial backgrounds in the maritime and shipping world. * Join our active alumni association, the Plymouth Nautical Degree Association (PYNDA), where you’ll meet other students and graduates in the maritime field, and make useful contacts. * See things from different perspectives. The wide ranging experience of the international shipping and logistics staff and the nature of the subject attracts a high number of international students, which creates plenty of opportunity for knowledge sharing.