Maritime Department

Bachelor Honours (BSc(Hons)) in Maritime and Shipping Management

Key Feature

Code                              MBH200

Modules                       45

Duration                      4 years

Registration                Any time

Teaching                      Distance learning

Credits                          240

Tuition Fees                $5,500/yr  

The Bachelor of Science Honours (BSc(Hons)) in Maritime and Shipping Management has been designed in order to provide the necessary knowledge to people who are willing to work in shipping industry or to people who work in maritime sector and willing to improve their shipping and maritime knowledge.

The program’s goals is to equip students with a thorough knowledge of aspects of the maritime business to enable them to fulfill the requirements to enter within the maritime world and its associated industries. To achieve this purpose, the program offers its students a unique blend of professional and academic courses. Students after this program will become rapidly adaptive to the needs of employers and to respond appropriately and imaginatively to emerging issues in a dynamic industry.

Learning Outcomes
This course will equip the students with a strong background in the standard core curriculum of business administration subjects. Also, it will provide an innovative, “hands-on” approach to instruction directed by dedicated faculty composed of experts in their fields and to provide a good grounding for variety of careers in range of management functions.

At the end of this program the students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the field of shipping and maritime management, structure and operation; to describe the functions of shipping companies, to understand the role of international organizations and Associations, to identify and describe the major issues in the port management, handling of cargoes and documentation involved. At the end of this program the student will be comfortable with the main Maritime Terminology. Also, they will know the standard form contracts, the shipping documents and the Key International Conventions of the IMO, they will develop their capacity for independent learning and continuing professional development as well as they learn scientific writing skills.

Year 1 - Modules
1st Semester
1. Introduction to Shipping, Maritime jobs
2. Types of Ships, Shipbrokers, Shipping Organizations
3. Introduction to Marine Insurance, Chartering and Classification Societies
4. Ports of the World, Import/Export of Goods
5. Project 1
2nd Semester
6. Micro-economics I
7. Structure of project and essay
8. Micro-economics II
9. Protection of the Marine Environment, Marine Pollution, I
10. Project 2
Year 2 - Modules
1st Semester
1. Protection of the Marine Environment, Marine Pollution, II
2. Macro-economics I
3. Mathematics for Business I
4. Law of the Sea I
5. Project 3
2nd Semester
6. Law of the Sea II
7. Macro-economics 2
8. Mathematics for Business II
9. Marketing Principles
10. Project 4
Year 3 - Modules
1st Semester
1. Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea I, Voyage Charter, Laytime
2. Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea II, Bill of lading, Time Charter
3. People and Organizations
4. Statistics
5. Project 5
2nd Semester
6. Port and Ship Cargo Operation and Management
7. Law of Marine Insurance, P+I Clubs
8. Cargo Family
9. Navigation I
10. Project 6
Year 4 - Modules
1st Semester
1. Navigation 2
2. Maritime Economics
3. Oceanography, Astronomy, Meteorology, Sea zones
4. Introduction to Business Strategy
5. Project 7
2nd Semester
6. Shipboard Management, Maritime psychology, Crisis management
7. Shipping Finance, Accounting
8-10. Dissertation

Entry Requirements

High School diploma.

English language: GCSE English Language grade 4/C – IB grade 4 Higher Level. If your first language is not English, you will need an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with 5.5 in each component.

Basic Information Technology skills.


Efficient way of study 

Every video-lecture is supported by
a text-book which consists of the
speech-text and the Power Point presentation

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Study from any place Worldwide

No limits in education

Straightforward way of teaching


Worldwide telematic study. No need to attend physically in the class. You watch the lectures in video form, any time you would like and many times as you need. The speech of every video lecture is written in text form, by including the figures and the highlights of the lecture. You interact with the lecturers and tutors in electronic form.

Watch Videolectures



Assignment & Project


Final viva (live video)


Get your Degree awarded


Career - Maritime Jobs

Academic staff consisting of professionals with significant career at sea and generally in the shipping industry, being in collaboration with special academic personnel highly expertize in business and the international maritime affairs. Below are the maritime jobs, that our courses prepare you.


Our students, regardless their professional origin and their academic level, acquire the necessary knowledge which gives them the opportunity to get an outstanding job position in shipping and rise to the highest levels of the maritime industry.  

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