Master of Port
& Maritime Management

Lead and operate in the Global Maritime Industry.


The MPMM is designed to give students an in-depth understanding of the key elements and trends in the global maritime and port management industry.

Learning Outcomes

The MPMM programme prepares candidates to:

  • Gain an understanding and appreciation of the structure and functioning of the global Port and Maritime business
  • Develop management and leadership competencies to compete and lead in the global Port and maritime industry
  • Build specialized skills and capabilities, tools and analytical models which can be applied to effectively operate the global Port and Maritime industry

Programme Schematic


  • Preparation for Authentic Learning  (workshop)

Core Courses

  • PMMG 6001 Port & Maritime Economics & Business (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6003 Global & Local Dynamics of the Port & Maritime Sector (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6007 Maritime Law (36 hours)


  • Finance and Accounting Workshop (12 hours)

Core Courses

  • PMMG 6005 Maritime Information & Communication Technology (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6002 Maritime Logistics Management (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6004 Financial Management (36 hours)

Core Courses

  • PMMG 6008 Industrial Marketing Management for the Port & Maritime Industry (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6006 Executive Leadership & Human Development (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6010 Strategy Development & Innovation (36 hours)


  • Research Methods (18 hours)

Core Courses

  • PMMG 6012 Performance Management for the Maritime Industry (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6009 Shipping Management (36 hours)
  • PMMG 6011 Risk Management & Scenario Planning for the Port & Maritime Industry (36 hours)

Choose two (2) from the three (3) electives. Class size must be more than ten (10) for elective to be conducted

  • Research Methods (18 hours)
  • Spanish for Business Purposes (36 hours)

Core Courses

  • PMMG 6013 Contemporary Issues in Port Management (36 hours)
  • Marine Insurance
  • PMMG 6014 Ship Chartering & Broking (36 hours)



Programme Design

  • Holistic Experience: Students will develop expertise in both technical and managerial aspects of the port and maritime industry.
  • World Class Faculty: Internationally recognized academicians and practitioners to ensure that your learning experience is a dynamic, practical and relevant one.
  • Global perspective: Through case studies, simulations and group activities, students will gain global insights into the key aspects of the maritime business

Student Outcomes

  • Maritime Manager, Port Manager, Lieutenant, Shipping Coordinator, Assistant Manager, Technical Consultant, Logistics Training Co-ordinator, Marine Officer, Lead Marine Operations Specialist.
  • International Study Trip: Students will have the opportunity to visit and observe best practice at the world's leading ports
  • Dynamic Content: developed to improve management and leadership skills of ship managers and port managers

Access to a prestigious MPMM Alumni Community

  • Alumni for the MPMM programme hold influential positions in private and public sector companies such as PLIPDECO, Coast Guard, NGC, Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago, and many more across the Caribbean.

Get Started With The
Master of Port & Maritime Management

Lead and operate in the Global Maritime Industry.

Benefits of the Lok Jack GSB

Learning Outcomes

  • Globally accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA)
  • Locally accredited by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT)
  • GATE funding available for eligible individuals

Outstanding Faculty

  • Brilliant and qualified faculty of local and international academics and experts
  • Academic faculty who have completed extensive research in business education internationally
  • Practitioners who are business owners with successful operations and expansions in many territories
  • Dedicated faculty who facilitate learning and ensure you have grasped concepts for each area of business in this specialty

Premium Student Experience

  • Access to UWI-Lok Jack GSB’s community of more than 2,000 alumni
  • Mentorship opportunities with prominent alumni
  • Networking opportunities
  • International Study Trips
  • Bizbooster
  • HigherEd EFMD Global Career Services
  • World-class facilities available for study, research, and recreation
  • Additional access to the UWI, St. Augustine’s facilities

Entry Requirements

Academic Entry

A first degree with Honours in Maritime, Engineering, Science, Business or Management related area of study from an accredited university and three (3) years’ working experience.


A Class 1 Master Mariner or Chief Engineer Certificate of Competence with more than three (3) years’ maritime industrial experience.

Mature Entry

Applicants who do not possess an undergraduate degree, but have accumulated at least eight (8) years’ supervisory or managerial experience in the port and maritime industry may be eligible through the mature entry route.
Additionally, applicants are required to be computer literate (i.e. Microsoft Office Proficient and Internet Savvy)

Get Started With The
Master of Port & Maritime Management

Get in touch with an Academic Advisor

  • (868) 645-6700 ext 200

The Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business

Max Richards Drive,Uriah Butler Highway North West,Mount Hope, Trinidad, W.I.
  • (868) 645-6700