Physics Department

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physics and Maritime Management

Key Feature

Code                               PX301

Modules                        36

Duration                       3 years

Registration                 Opening Dec. 2023

Teaching                       Distance learning
Credits                           180

Tuition Fees                $4,500/yr

The Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physics and Maritime Management is an inherently multidisciplinary program that brings together the fields of Physics and Maritime Management. This innovative and interdisciplinary program is designed to combine the fundamental principles of physics with the practical and regulatory aspects of maritime management. It is structured to provide a comprehensive understanding of both the scientific underpinnings of the physical world and the complex workings of the maritime industry. The program prepares students for a diverse range of careers, bridging sectors from scientific research to maritime operations and policy. Graduates can be found working in various fields under titles such as physicist, engineer, analyst, consultant, and specialists in nanotechnology, robotics, and maritime shipping management.


  • Interdisciplinary Knowledge: Equip students with a robust understanding of both physics and maritime management, highlighting how these fields intersect and influence each other.

  • Practical Application: Develop students’ ability to apply theoretical physics concepts in real-world maritime contexts, including ship design, navigation, and environmental management.

  • Research Skills: Foster advanced research skills, enabling students to conduct interdisciplinary research projects, particularly in preparation for their BSc Dissertation.

  • Industry Awareness: Provide in-depth knowledge of the maritime industry, including its regulatory, economic, and technological aspects, preparing students for various roles within this sector.

  • Problem-Solving and Innovation: Encourage innovative thinking and problem-solving skills, especially in addressing contemporary challenges in both physics and maritime management.

  • Professional Development: Prepare students for successful careers through a combination of technical knowledge, practical experience, and soft skills development.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the BSc in Physics and Maritime Management, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate Comprehensive Knowledge: Exhibit a thorough understanding of the core principles of physics and their application in maritime contexts.

  • Research and Analytical Skills: Conduct and analyze research using appropriate methodologies, demonstrating an ability to integrate knowledge from physics and maritime studies

  • Problem-Solving: Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address challenges and innovate within the fields of physics and maritime management.

  • Industry Competence: Display a deep understanding of the maritime industry, including its operations, regulations, and current issues.

  • Communication and Leadership: Communicate effectively and lead initiatives within interdisciplinary teams, exhibiting skills vital for professional success in diverse environments.

Year 1 - Modules
1. Introduction to Shipping, Maritime jobs and Project
2. Mathematics for Physicists I
3. Dynamics
4. Oscillations and Waves
5. Electricity and Magnetism
6. Astrophysics I
7. Robotics Lab I and Nautical Instrumentation
8. Matter
9. Mathematics for Physicists II
10. Physics Lab I
11. Computational skills for Physicists
12. Electronics I

Year 2 - Modules
1. Types of ships, Nationality of Ships, International Organizations and Project
2. Electrodynamics
3. Thermal physics
4. Statistical Physics
5. Quantum Mechanics I
6. Optics
7. Introductory Condensed Matter Physics
8. Mathematical Methods in Physics I
9. Mathematical Methods in Physics II
10. Physics Lab II
11. Computational Physics
1. Astrophysics II
2. Advanced Classical Physics

Year 3 - Modules
1. Introduction to Marine Insurance, Chartering and Classification Societies
2. Atomic Physics
3. Law of the Sea I
4. Shipbrokers and Agents, The Baltic Exchange, Shipping Organizations
5. Condensed Matter Physics
6. Semiconductor Devices
7. Quantum Mechanics II
8. Advanced Mathematical Physics
9. BSc Dissertation
1. Nanotechnology
2. Quantum information and Quantum Computers
3. Law of the Sea II
4. Environmental Physics
5. Quantum Optics
6. Electronics II
7. Lasers and Photonics
8. Autonomous Ships


Entry Requirements

High School diploma, A-levels, GCSE, Foundation Year (or relevant) in Physics and Mathematics.

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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We explore in detail the structure of Scanning Tunnelling Microscope (STM), which can “view” the atoms on a surface.
Way of study

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Assignment & Project


Final viva (live video)


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