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What will I learn?


The MSc in Maritime Logistics and Business is a 16-month dual-award programme in collaboration with Piri Reis University, Istanbul, Turkey. Delivered by the Edinburgh Business School, this MSc offers students a unique insight into the increasingly growing and profitable maritime logistics market. Providing students with first-hand knowledge and understanding of the internationally growing maritime Industry. Due to the ever expanding employability market within the industry this degree will focus on not only the theoretical but the practical and professional skills required for future employment. During semester 1 the students will be based in Edinburgh Business School’s Edinburgh or Dubai campuses and will study fundamental logistics courses. In semester 2, they will be based on PRU's Istanbul campus where they will study maritime business and logistics courses. During semester 3 students will be based in Istanbul and undertake a 120-credit industry-focused dissertation (MSc thesis). Following the 16-month programme, students will be awarded an MSc in Maritime Logistics and Business from Heriot Watt University, and an MSc in Maritime Business and Economics from Piri Reis University. This programme provides students with an exceptional opportunity to study with world leading maritime University Piri Reis, led by a specialist academic team and world-class facilities.

Which department am I in?

Marine Science

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£19,176.00 (US$ 25,990) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022


Edinburgh Campus



Edinburgh, City Of,

EH14 4AS, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For most of our Masters level programmes we require a good first degree with a GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 (or equivalent) or above in a relevant subject. Students require IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each element or an acceptable equivalent.

For international students

A good Honours degree (first or second class) or its non-UK equivalent from a recognised British or overseas university. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 (with no component under 5.5), we also accept TOEFL (scores of 90 and higher).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Heriot-Watt University

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  • Five campuses across the world
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