Maritime Department

Bachelor (BSc) in Maritime and Shipping Management

Key Feature

Code                              MB200

Modules                       34

Duration                      3 years

Registration                Any time

Teaching                      Distance learning

Credits                          180

Tuition Fees                $3,790/yr  
                                       €3,200/yr  

Overview
The Bachelor (BSc) 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.

Objectives
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
1. Introduction to Shipping, Maritime jobs
2. Types of Ships, Shipbrokers, Shipping Organizations
3. Introduction to Marine Insurance, Chartering and Classification Societies
4. Law of the Sea 1
5. Law of the Sea 2
6. Project 1
7. Port Operation
8. Protection of the Marine Environment 1
9. Marine Insurance Law
10. Navigation - Oceanography - Meteorology
11. Topics in maritime fields
12. Project 2
Year 2 - Modules
1. Principles of Shipping law
2. Protection of the Marine environment 2
3. Law of Carriage of goods by sea 1
4. Management of passenger ships, cruise ships, special ships, yachting etc.
5. Chartering 1
6. Project 3
7. Maritime History 1
8. Meteorology - Oceanography - Principles of marine biology
9. Maritime History 2 (Evolution of sea transport)
10. Law of Carriage of goods by sea 2, case studies
11. Chartering 2 - Sale and Purchase
12. Project 4
Year 3 - Modules
1. Shipboard management, Maritime psychology, Crisis management
2. Chartering 3 – Sales and Purchase
3. Robotics and autonomous ships 1 - Nanotechnology in maritime 1
4. Law of the Sea 3 - Fisheries - Other sources of the sea
5. Applied sciences in maritime (Mathematical modelling, programming, data visualization)
6. Project 5
7. Lab - Simulation on Chartering
8. Robotics and autonomous ships 2 - Nanotechnology in maritime 2
9. Project 6
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

Inspire your future

Study from any place Worldwide

No limits in education

Straightforward way of teaching

TELEMATIC

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

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Assignment & Project

2

Final viva (live video)

3

Get your Degree awarded

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Career - Maritime jobs explained

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.

WORK IN EXECUTIVE MARITIME POSITIONS

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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