Tourism & Shipping

MSc International Maritime Business

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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.


With a rich blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, the MSc International Maritime Business master’s programme aims to leave graduates well-equipped for careers in ship management or port operations/management, both in Greece and internationally.

The programme features a strong business focus and explores the complex factors involved in the management of ships and shipping operations worldwide. Students will explore the fields of International Maritime Law, Finance and Business Risk and Maritime Management.

Why choose the MSc International Maritime Business?
✓ Recognized UK-University Masters Degree in International Maritime Business, 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.
✓ The programme is ranked among the world’s best Masters courses in maritime studies and the curriculum includes a stimulating and demanding sequence of modern modules.
✓ The MSc International Maritime Business features a strong business focus and explores the complex factors involved in the management of ships and shipping operations worldwide.
✓ Students acquire immediate insight into the maritime industry through a series of educational visits and masterclasses delivered by key-stakeholders.
✓ Graduates have the opportunity to pursue a local and international career in top management positions in the Shipping industry.
✓ The programme is taught by a leading team of academics, combining research excellence and wealth of professional experience
✓ Metropolitan College has a wide network of Shipping and Maritime collaborating companies, and graduates gain significant advantage for a local or international career.


Career Prospects
Suitable roles for graduates include:

  • General and project management roles within relevant maritime organisations and businesses
  • Ship and shipping company management
  • Marine accident investigation
  • Marine business development manager
  • Voyage operations manager
  • Port development manager
  • Marine client manager
  • Charterer
  • Vessel operator
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.