City, University of London

City, University of London

Maritime Operations and Management (in Greece)

The Maritime Operations and Management course is designed for existing professionals serving in the industry as well as those looking for a career within the maritime, offshore and sea transport industries. For those already within the industry applicants are likely to have a responsible sea-going or middle-management position. Alternatively, new entrants to the industry are likely to have attained a first degree in a related technical or management subject. This modular course is focused towards giving students the necessary knowledge and skills to help them achieve high levels of attainment in their careers in the maritime and offshore industries. Indeed, many former students on this course have now reached board level appointments in their various companies. During the course, in addition to gaining an understanding of the underlying principles upon which the industry is based, students will also gain confidence in the interpersonal and international cultural skills which are essential to senior roles in the maritime industries. The course takes place in Piraeus, Greece, offering the experience of studying at the esteemed Hellenic Lloyd's Register. You will have access to our online resources as well as the prestigious Kaiti Laskaridis Library collection during your study.

Entry requirements

MSc: For those already working in the industry, we require a first degree, recognised professional qualification or the equivalent Certificate of Competence as Master or Chief Engineer: Class 1 Master Mariner or Class 1 Engineer and experience in one of these roles. For those coming straight from an undergraduate course, we require a lower second class honours degree (or higher) in a relevant subject from a recognised institution.

Course modules

Core modules Core Modules: Maritime economics and finance (15 credits); Maritime law (15 credits); Maritime operations (15 credits); Maritime management (15 credits); Maritime technology (15 credits); and Maritime environmental issues (15 credits). Elective modules: Marketing of marine services (15 credits); Strategic planning for ports and shipping business (15 credits); Security studies (15 credits); Conceptual ship design (15 credits); Risk management (15 credits); and Offshore technology (15 credits).

Assessment methods

Each subject has coursework associated with it and this normally comprises two essays which probe the student's abilities for critical analysis. Examinations are held twice per year with 3 subjects examined in the spring and the remainder in autumn. To pass the student must gain 50% in each of the coursework and examination elements. The project is a major piece of work which results in a dissertation on a chosen subject. This is examined by the dissertation content and viva-voce examination.

Sponsorship information

UK/EU applicants - Engineering Scholarships of £2,000 International Student Scholarships of £2,000 City, University of London Graduate Loyalty Discount of £2,500


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2019 17,800 per Whole course (International) 18 Months
MSc Full-time October 2019 13,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 18 Months
MSc Full-time October 2019 13,000 per Whole course (EU) 18 Months
MSc Full-time October 2019 13,000 per Whole course (England) 18 Months
MSc Full-time October 2019 13,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 18 Months
MSc Full-time October 2019 13,000 per Whole course (Wales) 18 Months

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