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(Hons) Shipping and Port Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Athens, Greece
The BSc (Hons) Shipping and Port Management offered by Metropolitan College constitutes a comprehensive programme of study in the area of Shipping, a key link in the global supply chain, as about 90 per cent of world trade is carried by the shipping industry.
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Overview

Ports are the economic drivers of a country’s economy and ships are the principal mode of delivery. As countries develop and their economies grow, reliance on ships and ports also grows

On our ship and port management degree students gain key knowledge and specific expertise in ship, port and transport operations, maritime law, marine finance and general management – all of the essential skills required to apply for a range of roles in this major global industry.

One of the cornerstones of the Shipping and Port Management programme offered by Metropolitan College is providing students with realistic experiences so as to acquire the necessary specialised skills on Shipping and Port Management and helping them appreciate the complexities and particularities of modern businesses of the specific sector. During the first two years, students acquire the basic knowledge on the shipping sector, while on the third year they focus on Port Management.

By exploiting the latest trends and characteristics of the Greek and international shipping and port industry, it incorporates all contemporary aspects of shipping and port management theory and practice, helping students develop their research skills, business intelligence, team spirit and communicative flair.

Career Prospects

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):

  • Port and terminal management and operations
  • Ship finance
  • Ship broking
  • Ship chartering
  • Logistics and supply chain
  • Maritime law
  • Ship management and operations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Transport Geography
  • Managing Financial Information
  • Maritime Business
  • Maritime Operations
  • Introduction to Law
  • Research for Business

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Athens

  • 595 - 760 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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