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MSc International Shipping and Logistics

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Metropolitan College
October 2024
1 Year
Full Time


The programme is addressed to a wide range of graduates and professionals who wish to distinguish themselves in the Maritime industry, thus we welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.
Required documentation:

  • Copy of Bachelors degree (issued by Greek or foreign Universities)
  • Copy of English Language certificate of proficiency
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Copy of Identity Card
  • Passport-sized photos
  • Other certificates/degrees
  • AMC Application Form

A personal interview complements the evaluation of the above documentation.


Over 90% of the world’s goods are transported by sea, making shipping and shipping logistics a vital part of world trade. The MSc International Shipping and Logistics will help students develop the key skills and knowledge required to tap into this exciting, global industry.

Shipping managers in the current marketplace need to understand all aspects of international supply chain management. As the shipping industry evolves towards an integrated, multimodal, door-to-door logistics approach, such knowledge becomes increasingly important.

The programme is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge sought after by employers within this dynamic industry. The units studied during the course aim to enable students to develop a detailed understanding of the operations and strategies of shipping as a single transport mode within the context of international multimodal logistics. Recently, Southampton Solent University launched the China Centre (Maritime) with the key aim of growing a number of strong links with industry and with maritime universities in China, allowing the University to be at the forefront of international research and global trade developments.

Why choose the MSc International Shipping and Logistics?
✓ Recognized UK-University Masters Degree in International Shipping and Logistics, professionally equivalent (through SAEP) with degrees awarded by Greek State Universities.
✓ Southampton Solent University is a global leader in maritime studies and is also home to the world-renowned Warsash Maritime Academy.
✓ It is the only programme in Greece focusing in maritime supply chain management and logistics.
✓ The MSc International Shipping and Logistics features a strong business focus and explores the complex factors involved in the management of ships and Logistics worldwide.
✓ Metropolitan College has a wide network of Shipping and Logistics collaborating companies, and graduates gain significant advantage for a local or international career.
✓ The programme is taught by a leading team of academics, combining research excellence and wealth of professional experience.
✓ Students acquire immediate insight into the Shipping and Logistics industry through a series of educational visits and masterclasses delivered by key-stakeholders.
✓ Metropolitan College is home to one of Greece’s largest Schools of Maritime Studies and benefits from strong links with the industry and Greek maritime employers.


Career Prospects
Graduates have the opportunity to pursue a variety of careers such as:

  • General and project management roles within relevant shipping and/or logistics organisations and businesses
  • Ship and shipping company management
  • Port Management companies
  • Port development
  • Third party logistics
  • Storage and cross-docking administration
  • Management of international freight flows
For information regarding student fees please contact the Institute.
Interested? Fill in the contact form and an advisor from the Institute will get in touch with you shortly.