Maritime policy may be broadly defined as the area of private and public policy concerned with:
* The economics of maritime transport, ports and terminals
* National and international regulation
* Maritime security and defence
* Maritime labour
* Oceanic law, policy and management
International and interdisciplinary in approach, the programme is of interest to maritime professionals in both sea and shore-based sectors seeking to develop an in-depth understanding of current issues and future developments, public policy professionals seeking to develop maritime expertise, and graduates in maritime studies and public policy areas seeking further specialisation and postgraduate qualifications.
The programme combines lectures, tutorials, group and individual projects and seminars and provides opportunities to learn from the experience of those directly involved with maritime policy.
* Methods, Problems and Issues in Maritime Policy
* Case Studies in Maritime Policy
* Economics of International Shipping
* Public Shipping Law
* Defence and Security
* Research Methods in Maritime Policy