The BSc in Shipping course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in shipping to broaden their horizons and raise expectations also provides students with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the key subjects relevant to a career in shipping.
Your degree course will enable you to study a number of leading-edge shipping subjects as well as allowing you to explore innovative and contemporary themes relevant to the modern-day shipping business environment. The Course is taught and assessed in either English or Greek only in the first year, from the 2nd year onwards is taught in English.
In the first year (foundation level) of your course you will be introduced to the major subjects of shipping business as well as the general business principles. In the second (certificate level) of your course you will be introduced to the major subjects of shipping. In your third year (intermediary level) you will continue to study the major subjects of shipping and you will build upon knowledge gained in the first years. This will provide important foundations for your degree course. The course has been designed to be flexible in the choice of option subjects that you can study in year four (honours level). A number of designated themes have been established that will enable you to pursue clearly defined shipping disciplines. The subjects
Main Educational Aims of the Course
The principal aim of the Shipping course is to provide a contemporary and dynamic programme of study which gives students knowledge and understanding of core subjects relevant to shipping business and management. The purpose of the course follows that set out in the QAA Benchmarks for Business and Management courses:
- the study of shipping and related organisations, their management and the changing external and global environment in which they operate;
- preparation for and development of a career in shipping;
- enhancement of lifelong learning skills and personal development to contribute to society at large.
The Shipping course is designed to be flexible in the choice of option subjects offered to students. A number of designated themes have been established that enable students to pursue clearly defined shipping areas. In this way, it is envisaged that students will be able to specialise in areas of interest. The designated themes/pathways include operations, insurance & maritime law, shipping investment & finance.
The specific aims of the course are to:
- offer a contemporary course relevant to a career in shipping in its widest context. The course will provide students with the opportunity to explore and examine in-depth many subjects relevant to shipping;
- develop students
- foster an awareness of the decision-making process of shipping and shipping related organisations and the social, cultural and ethical environment in which they operate;
- provide students with an opportunity to engage in leading edge themes of shipping business including sustainability, leadership, globalisation, corporate social responsibility, knowledge management and risk management;
- provide students with the theory and application of key shipping business management concepts, approaches and techniques so as to provide knowledge and understanding suitable to the development of a professional career in shipping;
- develop students
- ensure that students develop a range of intellectual attributes expected from graduate students, as well as the skills relevant to students