New Postgraduate Programmes in Shipping from Metropolitan College

shipping newsThe Faculty of Shipping of Metropolitan College launches two new Postgraduate Programmes in collaboration with Southampton Solent University, a world leader in maritime studies, with one of the world's leading maritime training schools (Warsash Maritime Academy).

Metropolitan College has been offering the following Masters in Shipping since September 2017:

• Master in International Maritime Business (MSc International Maritime Business)

• Master in International Shipping and Logistics (MSc International Shipping and Logistics)

The curricula of the specific programmes are among the world's top postgraduate maritime programmes and include a series of modern courses that help students distinguish themselves in the international shipping industry. In addition, educational visits and masterclasses from leading market executives ensure their direct experience with the shipping industry. Graduates of the programmes broaden their professional prospects of becoming managers in the industry, both within and outside Greece.

The official launch of the new postgraduate programmes took place in the framework of the 4th POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM, the most important cruise event in the Eastern Mediterranean, which was held at the International Conference Centre of the Athens Concert Hall between 23-24 May 2017. The Metropolitan College exhibition booth was visited by a significant number of guests who had the opportunity to be informed in depth about the new postgraduate programmes. At the same time, Metropolitan College Shipping students attended the YES Sea Tourism Forum, the first conference under the auspices of the Ministries of Shipping, Education, Tourism, the Greek Tourism Organisation and the majority of Hellenic Universities. The students were given a tour of the Forum exhibition, attended a yachting session and posed their queries over the cruise, yachting, and sea tourism sectors.