Bachelor of Science degree from Solent University of Southampton, the world leader in shipping studies.
BSc (Hons) Shipping and Port Management
REASONS FOR CHOOSING THIS PROGRAMME
Degree from a top International University
Accredited by ICS & CILT
This is an accredited programme and it is validated by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), an attribute which is held in high esteem in the shipping industry.
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.
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.
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) course in Shipping and Port Management is designed with particular emphasis placed on the latest developments in the Shipping industry, which is booming and will always be a key pillar of the international economy, as it represents 90% of international trade.
The programme’s main goal is the consolidation of specialised knowledge and the forging of vital employment skills, which constitute a career passport in international shipping. During the first two years of study students acquire all the basic knowledge on shipping, while in the third year they specialise in Port Management.
The programme’s main attributes are its completeness as well as its unique incorporation of contemporary issues in shipping. Through essays and projects taking place in real conditions, students experience the sense of “here and now” prevailing in the shipping industry, while developing research skills, business intelligence, team spirit and a communicative flair. Finally, the programme offers the Option to change course and transfer to BSc Maritime Business even at the end of the second year of study.
MODULES PER YEAR
- Shipping Business
- Data Science
- Global Trades
- Maritime Organisations
- Shipping Economics
- Vessel Operations
- Ship Management & Operations
- Carriage of Goods by Sea
- Principles of logistics
- Accounting for decision makers
- Chartering Practice
- Ports & Terminal Management
- Strategic Management
- Supply Chain Management
- Sustainability Leadership & Management
- 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 shipping and port industry.
Suitable roles for graduates include (among others):
- Port and terminal management and operations
- Ship finance
- Ship broking
- Ship chartering
- Logistics and supply chain
- Maritime law
- Ship management and operations
The programme is addressed to high-school leavers who wish to pursue a career in the area of Shipping and Port Management.
- 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 their secondary education are examined on a case-by-case basis.
A personal interview complements the evaluation of the above documentation.