Masters in Shipping

Master the art of Ship Management and get prepared for a managerial career on shore !

  • Duration
    FULL TIME
    1 year

    PART TIME
    2 years
  • Format
    Online
  • Language
    English
  • Start date
    Autumn
    Spring


Masters in Shipping

Master the art of Ship Management and get prepared for a managerial career on shore !

  • Duration
    FULL TIME
    1 year

    PART TIME
    2 years
  • Format
    Online
  • Language
    English
  • Start date
    Autumn
    Spring
Overview

The Online Shipping Master’s Degree programme is ideal for achieving a high caliber career in the ship management industry.

Developed specifically as a distance learning program, it is designed to meet the needs of graduates, maritime professionals and seafarers who are unable to attend regular taught classes, but wish to obtain an in-depth knowledge of the managerial operations of Ship Management companies. Our Masters degree in Shipping was the first Masters degree in Europe focusing in the art of Ship Management, an art which we aim to pass on to the next generation of maritime Managers.

  Format
Online + live video sessions + physical teaching twice per year per global location

INTERNSHIP
Optional intersnhsip in Greece for top 1% scorers

  Enrolment Period

For the Academic Year 2021-2022, all applicants that meet the qualifications and requirements for BCA’s online MSc in Shipping course, may select one of the following enrollment periods:

ENROLLMENT PERIOD CLASSES START
Autumn 2021
Spring 2022
Autumn 2022
18th October 2021
14th February 2022
17th October 2022


TUITION

€9.500

Payable prior to the commencement of the Programme

€10.600

Payable in 2-4 installments:
2 installments of €5,300
4 installments of €2,600

Overview

Suppose you are a maritime professional or a graduate of another academic background seeking a demanding conversion course. In that case, a Bachelors in Shipping could be the next step in advancing your professional goals.

Explicitly developed for distanced learning, this Masters is designed to meet the needs of graduates & professionals who are unable to attend regularly taught classes but wish to obtain an in-depth shipping education and knowledge of the traditional yet developing maritime sector.

CONCETRATIONS
Bachelors in Maritime Business

  Format
Online + live video sessions + physical teaching twice per year per global location

INTERNSHIP
Optional intersnhsip in Greece for top 1% scorers

Enrolment Period

For the Academic Year 2021-2022, all applicants that meet the qualifications and requirements for BCA’s online MSc in Shipping course, may select one of the following enrollment periods:

ENROLLMENT PERIOD CLASSES START
Autumn 2021
Spring 2022
Autumn 2022
18th October 2021
14th February 2022
17th October 2022


TUITION

€9.500

Payable prior to the commencement of the Programme

€10.600

Payable in 2-4 installments:
2 installments of €5,300
4 installments of €2,600

Curriculum

The courses within this degree provide balanced learning of advanced theories and practical knowledge. We have designed this program to be flexible and can be tailored to focus on specific job areas through the selection of modules offering both advanced understanding of international shipping, as well as practical skills and knowledge of the current issues facing the shipping industry.

Curriculum

The courses within this degree provide balanced learning of advanced theories and practical knowledge. We have designed this program to be flexible and can be tailored to focus on specific job areas through the selection of modules offering both advanced understanding of international shipping, as well as practical skills and knowledge of the current issues facing the shipping industry.

What you’ll learn

Our Masters degree in Shipping will prepare you for an on-shore managerial position, in any of the world’s top international shipping centers.

Ηow each department within a Shipping company works

Become a manager and lead

How & When to apply theory in real-life situations

you may face on the job, practical knowledge, and skills

to tackle current issues facing the shipping industry

work in one of Greece’s 1000 ship management companies

ASSESSMENT STRATEGY

Based on the Programme Specification, students are formally assessed through the submission of coursework. The forms of coursework depend on the characteristics of each module and may include the following types
of assessments: case study, essay, report, dissertation, market analysis,project output, valuation, etc.

In addition each module incorporates multiple self-assessment tests. Selfassessment tests are not part of the formal assessment but completion is strongly encouraged as students will be able to monitor and evaluate their learning process and identify areas requiring improvement.

INTERMEDIATE AWARD

Postgraduate Certificate in Shipping – 60 credits
Postgraduate Diploma in Shipping -120 credits

FINAL AWARD

A Degree in MSc Shipping – 180 credits
As per university regulations.

What you’ll learn

Our Masters degree in Shipping will prepare you for an on-shore managerial position, in any of the world’s top international shipping centers.

Ηow each department within a Shipping company works

Become a manager and lead

How & When to apply theory in real-life situations

you may face on the job, practical knowledge, and skills

to tackle current issues facing the shipping industry

work in one of Greece’s 1000 ship management companies

ASSESSMENT STRATEGY

Based on the Programme Specification, students are formally assessed through the submission of coursework. The forms of coursework depend on the characteristics of each module and may include the following types
of assessments: case study, essay, report, dissertation, market analysis,project output, valuation, etc.

In addition each module incorporates multiple self-assessment tests. Selfassessment tests are not part of the formal assessment but completion is strongly encouraged as students will be able to monitor and evaluate their learning process and identify areas requiring improvement.

INTERMEDIATE AWARD

Postgraduate Certificate in Shipping – 60 credits
Postgraduate Diploma in Shipping -120 credits

FINAL AWARD

A Degree in MSc Shipping – 180 credits
As per university regulations.

Requirements

Applying to the Online MSU Shipping programme takes only 5 simple steps.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

In order to be considered for admission in the Online MSc Shipping programme, it is essential that applicants fulfil the following entry requirements:

Minimum Academic Qualifications Required:
2nd class honours degree from a UK University, or Bachelors degree from Internationally recognised Public/Private University,or Maritime/Marine Academy degrees.

English Language Qualifications:
ELTS: a minimum score of 5.5 (with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component of the test) Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): Pass at C1 level Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): C and above Cambridge English: First (FCE): B and above Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): 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 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 in each component of the test)
Other English language qualifications may be considered.

Working Experience:
Relevant experience may be considered accordingly (3 years of
experience at managerial level in a shipping or shipping related
company is normally required).

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS

Before completing the Online Application, please make sure that you possess the following documents for your own convenience:
Proof of Academic Qualification
Proof of English Language Proficiency
Two Letters of Recommendation
Photocopy of identification card or Passport
One passport-size photograph
Proof of Work Experience (where necessary)
CV or resume

Requirements

Applying to the Online MSU Shipping programme takes only 5 simple steps.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

In order to be considered for admission in the Online MSc Shipping programme, it is essential that applicants fulfil the following entry requirements:

Minimum Academic Qualifications Required:
2nd class honours degree from a UK University, or Bachelors degree from Internationally recognised Public/Private University,or Maritime/Marine Academy degrees.

English Language Qualifications:
ELTS: a minimum score of 5.5 (with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component of the test) Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): Pass at C1 level Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): C and above Cambridge English: First (FCE): B and above Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): 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 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 in each component of the test)
Other English language qualifications may be considered.

Working Experience:
Relevant experience may be considered accordingly (3 years of
experience at managerial level in a shipping or shipping related
company is normally required).

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS

Before completing the Online Application, please make sure that you possess the following documents for your own convenience:
Proof of Academic Qualification
Proof of English Language Proficiency
Two Letters of Recommendation
Photocopy of identification card or Passport
One passport-size photograph
Proof of Work Experience (where necessary)
CV or resume

FAQs

Upon successful completion of the Masters degree, you shall receive a Masters Degree from the University of West London, as well as a Certificate of Completion from BCA College

Your tuition shall cover more than 100 hours-worth of HD learning videos, access to the world’s largest Maritime databases ( BIMCO, CLARCKSONS) , plus physical teaching twice per year, per global location

The required prerequisites include a good command of the English language, a Bachelors degree from an accredited educational institution or a Maritime Academy degree.