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International Trade, Transport and Logistics

Master (ISCED 2011 level 7)


Duration 4 semesters
Cost 4000 EUR per year

The aim of II-cycle studies in the field of Innovative Economy is to equip the graduate with knowledge, skills and competences allowing him/her to operate actively and with full awareness in the knowledge-based economy. He/she can identify, model and analyse reasons and the course of socio-economic phenomena as well as the relations among them, making use of the advanced methods and tools in order to achieve this. The deepened economic knowledge, the graduate is equipped with, allows him/her to move freely in the socio-economic space and to take rational decisions. He/she has awareness of the importance of innovations and technological progress to ensure sustainable development of the economy all over the world, in different countries, regions and local communities. Moreover, he/she is prepared to create and implement innovative solutions; understands the need for continuous enhancement of his/her knowledge and skills and the need for flexible adaptation to changes in the economic surrounding. He/she is aware of contemporary global challenges. A good command of English, on at least the intermediate level, and the ability to choose and apply the appropriate information technologies to realise the tasks that he/she is facing, enhance his/her competitiveness on the job market.

Furthermore, the graduate of the specialisation International Trade, Transport, and Logistics is a skilled specialist with appropriate competencies for dealing with transport and logistics issues on the international scale. He/she has an extensive knowledge of international trade and service markets operation, supply chains and networks management, and ability to analyse and evaluate specific factors and processes being identified in the global economic system. Graduate could be employed on management positions of the transport, logistics and distribution companies operating in an international environment. Besides, the knowledge acquired during the studies is fully comprehensive for other areas of professional activity, including public administration, trade and commercial business as well as manufacturing or service companies.

The graduate obtains the professional title of the Master’s degree (Polish: magister) and is prepared to undertake III-cycle studies, and/or postgraduate studies.

Program overview

II-cycle studies in the field Innovative Economy, specialization International Trade, Transport and Logistics last 4 semesters. They are realised in the general academic profile, as part-time studies and 120 ECTS credit points can be obtained. During the studies 540 study hours are covered. Studies lead to the professional title of the Master’s degree (Polish: magister).

Studies are realised according to the program of studies, which specifies among others, the details of the studies indicating the number of study hours covered in particular subjects or courses, as well as competences acquired while attending them. In the program of studies about 60% study hours and ECTS credit points are allocated to the general and core subjects, including foreign language courses. The remaining 40% study hours are allocated to specialised subjects and diploma project.

II-cycle studies finish with the Master’s project and diploma examination. Preparations to the project take place in the diploma Pro-seminar and diploma seminars held during three semesters. The total number of credit points for the Pro-seminar, seminars and preparation of the Bachelor’s project is 29 ECTS credit points. The project has the written form. The process of awarding the Master’s degree is realised in compliance with the regulations laid down in the Regulations concerning Studies in Gdynia Maritime University.

Structural components
International component
Language training
Research Project

ISCED Categories

Project management
Personal skills and communication
Maritime economy
Logistics and shipping management