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Shipping and Port Management, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Athens, Greece
Ports are the economic drivers of a country’s economy and ships are the principal mode of delivery. The BSc (Hons) Shipping and Port Management 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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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 this programme 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure


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

Year 2

  • Current Marine Issues
  • Ports and Logistics
  • Management of Marine Organisations
  • Chartering Practice
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea
  • Ship Management and Operations

Year 3

  • Project
  • Extended Project
  • Marine Pollution Management
  • Strategic Management and Marketing
  • Terminal Planning and Development
  • Maritime Law and Risk Management
  • Supply Chain Management

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

The programme is addressed to high-school leavers who wish to pursue a career in the area of economics. Required documentation

  • Copy of High School Certificate 
    • Letters of Recommendation by High School teachers

    • Copy of Identity Card

    • Passport-sized photos

    • Copy of English language certificate

    • Other certificates/degrees

    • AMC Application Form

A personal interview complements the evaluation of the above documentation.

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.


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