|Study location||United Kingdom|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£12,020 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each band and a minimum of 6.0 in Writing)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A certificate of competence as a Master or Chief Engineer; Class 1 Master Mariner; Class 1 Engineer; STCW management-level qualifications, or equivalent, plus management-level experience in the sea transport industry (as a Master, Chief Officer, Chief Engineer, First Engineer or equivalent).
This two year distance learning programme is ideally suited to maritime professionals who are hoping to move into shore-based management positions. You’ll learn specialist skills in ship safety management and shipping operations, solving complex problems during challenging workplace assignments. As a graduate, you will be well suited to a diverse range of shipping management, port operations and people management roles.
This postgraduate programme is delivered online using Solent University’s virtual learning environment, a web based platform that is accessible from anywhere in the world.
Students learn as part of an online community of tutors, fellow students and student support services – just as they would if they went to the University itself. Each student has their own dedicated academic tutor and study partner, and studying online is made interesting, interactive, and engaging by forums, wikis, reflective journals and video presentations. Shipping industry experts are involved in the mentoring of work-based projects, further enhancing the value of student learning.
Recent graduates have pursued careers in a raft of different roles, including:
Designated person ashore
Port operations manager
Maritime administration manager
Competence assurance manager
Shore-based ship operations manager