Record Enrolment in Dalian MSc Programme

On 30 May, classes commenced online for students in the World Maritime University’s (WMU) MSc in Maritime Affairs specialization in Maritime Safety and Environmental Management (MSEM) offered in partnership with Dalian Maritime University (DMU) in Dalian, China. The Class sets a new record for the number of students in the MSEM programme with a total of 52 students who are all from China. 

Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of WMU, remarked on the enrolment milestone as well as the ongoing success of WMU’s China programmes saying, “I am very pleased that our MSEM programme in Dalian has reached record enrolment and continues to attract strong interest in China with 595 graduates since the programme was established in 2005. Through the MSEM programme, WMU continues to make a significant contribution to the general maritime safety and environment protection goals in China by providing high-level specialized education.”

Backgrounds of students in the MSEM Class of 2023 include officials from the China Maritime Safety Administration, lecturers from DMU and other maritime education institutions, former seafarers, and recent DMU BSc graduates. The MSEM programme was established in 2005 in collaboration with DMU to meet the maritime industry’s demand for high-level specialized maritime professionals in China. The intensive programme is taught over 15-months and instruction is entirely in English with the same entry requirements, grading system and quality assurance processes that are in force at WMU. In addition to the 595 graduates to date, 41 students in the Class of 2022 are expected to graduate from the programme in August. WMU also offers an MSc in Maritime Affairs in Shanghai with a specialization in International Transport and Logistics (Shipping& Finance).

To learn more about the MSEM programme in Dalian, click here.

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