Bachelor of Science degree from Solent University of Southampton, the world leader in shipping studies.
BSc (Hons) Maritime Law and Business
REASONS FOR CHOOSING THIS PROGRAMME
Degree from a top International University
Accredited by the CILT
This is an accredited programme and it is validated by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, an attribute which is held in high esteem in the shipping industry.
The only programme of its kind in Greece that combines Maritime Business Management with advance knowledge of maritime and shipping law.
Renowned faculty members
The programme is staffed by one of the finest teams of academic personnel in Europe, who combine research excellence and business knowledge.
It is considered to be one of the top courses in maritime studies in the world and contains contemporary modules covering all sectors related to maritime business management and logistics management.
Students gain direct experience of the shipping industry through a series of educational visits and masterclasses taught by leading business executives.
International career prospects
Shipping is a global industry with a staggering turnover and constant expansion of career opportunities in Greece and abroad.
Immediate professional integration
The course offers graduates professional prospects through the College’s career office and its network of collaborating companies.
The BSc (Hons) in Maritime Law & Business aims to provide students with a solid background in understanding the main rules and operations of the Shipping industry and it is the only course of its kind in Greece, combining Maritime Business Management with advanced knowledge of maritime and shipping law.
International shipping includes an immense range of activities and services, while important services of a shipping nature are offered by companies such as insurance companies, law firms specialising in shipping, brokerage companies, etc.
It is worth noting Piraeus is the headquarters of 45 law firms (10 of which are British), 8 of the largest insurance companies in the world and 23 P&I Clubs (most of which are British), as well as approximately 200 brokerage companies. During the first two years of study students acquire all the basic maritime knowledge, while in the third year they specialise in Maritime Law and the Judicial Settlement of Maritime Disputes. The programme’s main attributes are its completeness as well as its unique incorporation of contemporary issues in shipping. Finally, the programme offers the possibility to transfer to another course at the end of the first year.
MODULES PER YEAR
- Shipping Business
- Data Science
- Global Trades
- Maritime Organizations
- Shipping Economics
- Vessel Operations
- Ship Management & Operation
- Carriage of Goods by Sea
- Digital Business & E Commerce
- Accounting for decision makers
- Chartering Practice
- Cargo Insurance
- Legal Dissertation
- Strategic Management
- Marine Insurance
- Maritime Law
- Financial Management
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAMME
With strong industry links and opportunities for work placements, graduates are well equipped to enter a variety of roles in the maritime industry.
Suitable roles for graduates include (among others):
- Maritime law
- Ship broking
- Ship chartering
- Ship management and operations
The programme is addressed to high-school leavers who wish to pursue a career in the area of Maritime Law and Business.
- Completed application form
- Copy of passport (page with your personal details and photo)
- Certified English translation of High School Leaving Certificate and mark sheet or equivalent qualifications
- Proof of English language proficiency
- Letter of recommendation / reference from academics or employers
- Other certificates/degrees
Cases of candidates with proven knowledge in the field in addition to theirSecondary education are examined on a case-by-case basis.
A personal interview complements the evaluation of the above documentation.