B.Sc. On Campus

Maritime Management, Captain

Novia University of Applied Sciences

54 months
6000 EUR/year
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The Maritime Management, Captain degree from Novia University of Applied Sciences, objective is to train competent and versatile captains for the national, European and international traffic.


The main tasks of a sea captain include being responsible for and maneuvering a vessel, and transporting cargo in such a way which is safe for both people and the environment. The education also offers bases for functioning in leading positions in land-based organizations within the maritime field.

The training fulfils the requirements set in the international Convention on the Training, Certification and Watch keeping for Seafarers (STCW Convention).

Career opportunities

Graduates from the  Maritime Management, Captain degree from Novia University of Applied Sciences  are professional and versatile master mariners, qualified for Finnish, European and International careers. The first self-evident career is at sea can be as officers on board any type of vessel. Shore based careers within the maritime industry are underpinned by a sufficient career at sea. 

The maritime industry offers land based positions within authorities, shipping companies, brokers, insurance companies, yards, logistics, and so on.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics 
  • IT Studies
  • Physics 
  • Maritime Chemistry
  • Languages

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 54 months

Start dates & application deadlines




270 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your application online
    • Upload attachments 
    • Wait for your invitation e-mail to the entrance examination 
    • Prepare for the entrance examinations that will be held in Finland and/or online. 
    • Wait for the decision on student admission to be published in 
    • Please notice that you can only accept one study place per semester in Finland even if you are offered multiple study places. Accepting a study place is binding and cannot be changed. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6000 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 54 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 54 months.

Living costs for Turku

775 - 1128 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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