1. The master will have insight in the current scientific knowledge in the domain of maritime, port and transport related business administration as well as in relevant transport-legal domains and he/she understands their relevance in society and the transport and harbour world.
2. The master will be able to critically select, process and synthesize in his/her own research actions, national and international sources and scientific literature about a specific transport-economic problem as well as about relevant transport-legal domains in a systematic manner.
3. The master will be able to describe concrete business-oriented transport-economic problem domains as well as relevant transport-legal problem domains starting from his/her scientific frames of reference. He/she can propose, argue and implement feasible solutions and policy recommendations following his/her own research and analysis.
4. The master will possess advanced communicative and social skills to be able to function at management-level in maritime, port and transport related companies.
5. The master will be able to cooperate efficiently and effectively in a team and can take the lead.
6. The master will be able to communicate and report effectively and persuasively, orally and in writing, at an academic level to professional audiences, a.o. about his/her own research results.
7. The master will be able to critically question his/her own science from a multidisciplinary perspective and to integrate ethical aspects in his/her policy recommendations that result from literature research or personal analysis.
8. The master will have insight in current societal (inter) national developments (sustainability, globalisation, etc.) and will be able to assess their impact on the functioning of organisations in the broad maritime, port and transport sector.