WMU has an established reputation as a global center for advanced education and research in the maritime field. Offering high-quality professional education, WMU provides students with unique insight into the maritime sector.
WMU offers only postgraduate degrees:
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
  • Master of Science (MSc)
  • Master of Laws (LLM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip)
In Malmö, Sweden, we offer a programme leading to a Master of Science in Maritime Affairs. Students can specialize in one of the following areas:
  • Maritime Education & Training
  • Maritime Energy Management
  • Maritime Law & Policy
  • Maritime Safety & Environmental Administration
  • Ocean Sustainability, Governance and Management
  • Port Management
  • Shipping Management & Logistics

In Shanghai, China, we offer a Master of Science in International Transport & Logistics, and in Dalian, China, we offer a Master of Science in Maritime Safety & Environmental Management. The China-based programmes are designed and taught by WMU professors.

In cooperation with the IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) in Malta, WMU offers a Master of Philosophy in International Maritime Law & Ocean Policy.
An extensive programme of short-term Professional Development Courses (PDCs) are offered by WMU each year to about 700 participants interested in high-quality professional offerings to update their expertise. PDCs can be specifically designed to fit client needs and can be taught in any location. 
In addition to PDC offerings, WMU arranges tailor-made Executive Professional Development Courses allowing individual clients to benefit from the University’s expertise and meet training needs in specific areas.