B.Sc. Shipping

Business College Athens (BCA) | Athens, Greece
The BSc Shipping, Business College Athens BCA aims at preparing students for a successful career in the contemporary business world. The Greek shipping companies are considered to be innovative and well established firms worldwide, leading the world fleet capacity, while at the same time; shipping is a significant business sector of the Greek economy, offering many career opportunities.

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The BSc Shipping, Business College Athens BCA aims at preparing students for a successful career in the contemporary business world.

The Greek shipping companies are considered to be innovative and well established firms worldwide, leading the world fleet capacity, while at the same time; shipping is a significant business sector of the Greek economy, offering many career opportunities. The growth of the economy is strongly related to the international trade. Shipping industry has a very important role to play for the continuous growth of the international economy. Shipping is interrelated with the international aspects. The Greek shipping companies achieved to maintain a leading position within the international shipping sector. They invest in various sectors of the shipping industry, providing at the same time employability opportunities worldwide.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee Not specified
Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
Duration full-time 48 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

The principal aim of the Shipping course and its underlying philosophy is to provide an education experience that gives students a sound academic base in the core disciplines of shipping. One of the key innovative aims of this degree is to provide an integrated shipping curriculum, which enables students to acquire knowledge in a coherently structured way. The curriculum has been designed to allow students to link the multi-disciplinary subjects of shipping (operations, management, legal and financial aspects). By doing this, it is specifically intended to engage the students fully in their studies, increase their motivation and raise their aspirations to be successful throughout their course and in their career in the future. The curriculum provides students with an understanding of shipping business and the techniques, concepts and principles that make shipping businesses successful and efficient. Students will have the opportunity to study major disciplines in shipping, acquire some business experience and explore the factors that influence shipping business from a domestic and international perspective.

English Language Requirements

Requirements

All applicants should normally possess an Apolytirion of at least 12 or IB Diploma or equivalent. However, we would welcome students to apply who have an Apolytirion of less than 12 provided that their marks on relevant subjects achieved prior to the panhellenic exams in the final year of schooling are at the level of 12 or above. Interviews will be conducted and applicants will be considered for their overall ability to attend the programme alongside all the above grades.

Those who will attend our undergraduate programmes in English are required to submit one of the following certifications:

  • IELTS: a minimum score of 5.0 (with a minimum score of 4.5 in each component of the test)

  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grade C and above

  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English (CAE): B2 level and above

  • Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE): Grade C and above.

  • Examination for the Certificate Proficiency in English (ECPE): P (Pass) and above.

  • Examination for the Certificate Competency in English (ECCE): P (Pass) and above

  • Pearson Academic: 42 (with a minimum score of 40 in each component of the test)

  • BCA IELTS Placement Test : a minimum score of 5.0 (with a minimum score of 4.5 in each component of the test)

Admission to Level 4

Applicants can be admitted to the second year of undergraduate studies (Level 4) as long as the grade of their high school certificate (apolytirion) is 17 or above.

Those who will attend second year modules in English should also submit one of the following certifications:

  • IELTS: a minimum score of 6.0 (with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component of the test)

  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Pass at C1 level

  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English (CAE): Grade C and above

  • Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE): Grade b and above.

  • Examination for the Certificate Proficiency in English (ECPE): P (Pass) and above.

  • Examination for the Certificate Competency in English (ECCE): P (Pass) and above.

  • Pearson Academic (PTE): 53 (with a minimum score of 51 in each component of the test)

  • BCA IELTS Placement Test : a minimum score of 6.0 (with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component of the test)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Graduates

Applicants can be admitted to the second year of undergraduate studies (Level 4) as long as the grade of their Diploma is 28 and above including at least 15 at higher level. IB students meet the English entry requirements if they attain a minimum of 4 points in English at higher level

Those who do not have at least 4 points in English and wish to attend second year modules in English should also submit one of the following certifications:

  • IELTS: a minimum score of 6.0 (with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component of the test)

  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Pass at C1 level

  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English (CAE): Grade C and above

  • Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE): Grade B and above.

  • Examination for the Certificate Proficiency in English (ECPE): P (Pass) and above.

  • Examination for the Certificate Competency in English (ECCE): P (Pass) and above.

  • Pearson Academic (PTE): 53 (with a minimum score of 51 in each component of the test)

  • BCA IELTS Placement Test : a minimum score of 6.0 (with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component of the test)

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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