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MSc Maritime Safety and Security Management

City University of London

Key information

This programme focuses on giving you the necessary knowledge and skills to achieve well regarded positions within the maritime and offshore safety and security industries. You will also gain confidence in the interpersonal and international cultural skills essential for a senior role in the maritime safety and security sector.

Benefits of this course

The benefits of this course are many and varied. You will gain an understanding of the underlying principles upon which the industry is based and the ways it is developing to address the future as well as the threats that confront its day to day operations.

You will also gain confidence in dealing with people from across the globe which is essential for a senior management position within the maritime sector.


You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Science (MSc)

Who is this course for?

This course is designed to give you a balanced education in the various aspects of the safety and security marine industry. This will enable you to follow your career aspirations while at the same time opening up new horizons for the future.

If you want to learn about the safety and security aspects of the maritime and offshore industries, then this course is perfect.

This MSc is designed for existing professionals serving in the industry as well as those looking for a career within maritime, offshore and sea transport trade.

You may already have a responsible sea-going or middle management position and be qualified to that level but want to achieve the next level in your career. If you are new to the industry it’s likely you’ll have a degree in a related technical or management subject.


As a skilled Maritime Safety and Security Management expert you’ll have a variety of jobs open to you within the sector when you finish this course.

Many job opportunities will be in middle or higher management. If you had little industry experience before doing this course, you’ll find more opportunities are open to you and will lead you into higher level roles.

When you reach more senior positions within an organisation the all-embracing nature of this MSc will give you a thorough understanding and perspective of the problems and threats facing companies and organisations and how to find solutions to these challenges.

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Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
£21,800 Per Year

International student tuition fee

1 year


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time