BSc (Hons) Maritime Business

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Metropolitan College
Athens, Thessaloniki
October 2024
Full Time


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 (grade of 14 or above)
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.


 The BSc (Hons) Maritime Business constitutes a comprehensive programme of study in the area of Maritime Business, a key link in the global supply chain, as about 90 per cent of world trade is carried by the shipping industry.

One of the cornerstones of this programme is providing students with realistic experiences so as to acquire the necessary specialised skills on Maritime Business and helping them appreciate the complexities and particularities of modern businesses of the specific sector. During the first two years, students acquire basic knowledge on the maritime sector, while on the third year they focus on Maritime Business Management.

By exploiting the latest trends and characteristics of the Greek and international maritime market, the programme incorporates all contemporary aspects of maritime business management theory and practice, helping students develop their research skills, business intelligence, team spirit and communicative flair.

Why choose the BSc (Hons) Maritime Business?
✓ The course helps students to capitalise on the numerous opportunities for a successful career in the Shipping industry and equips them with the balance of modern shipping knowledge and port management expertise sought after by employers in the industry.
✓ The course meets the needs of employers and professional bodies, as it is validated by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
✓ Students are taught by academic staff from a wide range of industry backgrounds, with expertise in port and ship operations, ship finance, maritime law, chartering, general management and logistics, ensuring that teaching combines academic theory with a wealth of commercial knowledge.
✓ Students have the opportunity to experience the shipping industry first-hand during educational visits.
✓ Southampton Solent University is a global leader in Maritime and Shipping Studies, as well as in research across a range of important issues.
✓ International recognition of the awarded degree both in Greece and abroad via the AMC Career Office and the network of collaborating companies in the maritime and shipping industries.
✓ Opportunity to learn foreign languages as part of the programme.

The academic staff of the Faculty of Shipping and Maritime Studies consists of distinguished lecturers, holders of Masters and PhD degrees with extensive research and management consultancy work, teaching experience at Greek and foreign Universities plus professional recognition in the shipping industry. In their majority they are also top business executives who can familiarize students with the latest advances in the shipping sector and help them put to practice the theoretical knowledge they acquire in class.


Career Prospects
With strong industry links and opportunities for work placements, graduates are well equipped to enter a variety of roles in the maritime industry. Suitable roles for graduates include (among others):

  • Ship finance
  • Ship broking
  • Ship chartering
  • Logistics and supply chain
  • Maritime law
  • Ship management and operations
  • Maritime marketing
For information regarding student fees please contact the Institute.
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