n the first semester students have the option to choose between Management Fundamentals and Research Fundamentals. The option Management Fundamentals is designed for students who want to upgrade their knowledge and abilities in transport business and economics. It mainly prepares them for a management career in the maritime or air transport sector. The option Research Fundamentals on the other hand offers students a more methodological and quantitative training. Students receive an excellent preparation for a career in for example consulting, policy or research in the maritime or air transport sector. Moreover, this option can lay the groundwork for further academic pursuits such as a PhD.
In the second semester, students then make a choice between a major in Air Transport or Maritime Transport. In this way, students can even more tailor their programme to their specific interests and background.
During the course of the programme students become truly submerged in industry practice. First, numerous excursions and company visits are organized as part of the various courses. During those visits students can strengthen the contact with industry and get an insight into state-of-the-art industry practices. Second, courses are not only given by well-known academic guest lecturers, but also top managers from the maritime and air transport industry. Last but not least, student opting for Management Fundamentals develop their master’s dissertation in close cooperation with transport companies.
The programme targets on the one hand executive staff members from transport-related organizations who want to become top-notch executives. On the other hand it is also of great value for students who would like to pursue a career in transport research.
All study programmes at the University of Antwerp received accredidation from NVAO (Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation).
You can apply until:
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The Master in Maritime and Air Transport Management prepares its graduates for the challenges
faced by the transport sector today. In the programme, students can choose one of three majors:
transport research, air transport or maritime transport. Thus, students can tailor their programme
to their specific interests and background.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Take IELTS test
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
The MTMM programme is specifically designed with an international audience in mind. It is aimed at individuals with a background in economics and management focussing on transport-related matters and who wish to develop their skills in these areas with a view to career advancement.
The main objective of the MTMM programme is to assist executive staff members from transport-related organizations become top-notch executives.
At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.
The tuition fee covers both registration and tuition. Costs for transport, housing, books, health insurance and food are not included.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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