BSc (Hons) Maritime Business

About this course

The maritime industry has global significance, employing thousands of people worldwide within a wide range of disciplines. This course will prepare you for a successful career in the international shipping industry, delivering a combination of the latest business skills, practical experience and specialist knowledge of the maritime industry.

In close proximity to the international business centre of London and the thriving maritime industry in Southampton, Solent University is ideally placed to deliver the precise combination of business and maritime experience that industry employers are looking for.

Students also have the option of attending a four day field trip to Europe to visit some of the major ports.

Course content

Year 1

  • Business Skills Development
  • Introduction to Law
  • Managing Financial Information
  • Maritime Business
  • Maritime Operations
  • Transport Geography

Year 2

  • Carriage of Goods by Sea
  • Chartering Practice
  • Management of Marine Organisations
  • Ports and Logistics
  • Research Methods and Project Proposal
  • Options: Ship Management and Operations.

Year 3

  • Current Marine Issues
  • International Trade and Finance
  • Marine Finance
  • Strategic Management and Marketing
  • Options: Extended Project, Maritime Logistics, Project

 

How to book

Please contact the Southampton Solent University admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5066
Email: admissions@solent.ac.uk

Our office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

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Course information

Approvals

Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) and validated by Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)

Assessment

A variety of assessment types, including examinations, written reports, oral presentations, individual and group work.

Teaching methods

This course utilises a variety of teaching styles which includes lectures, seminars, group activities, problem solving exercises, field trips and guided independent study.

Career opportunities

With strong industry links and opportunities for work placements, graduates are well equipped to enter a variety of roles in the maritime industry, both in the UK and internationally.

We have close links with the maritime industry, assisting you to develop the skills required by employers. Talks from industry representatives and visits to maritime business settings bring the course content to life and make sure your learning is relevant and up-to-date.

The maritime group hold an annual conference for students at which there are networking opportunities with maritime experts.

If you choose the placement route, previous work experience has included working within a container terminal, a port agency, a tanker company and a ship broker.

Transferable skills

Researching, problem solving, working to deadlines, teamwork, communication and presentation skills are a few of the techniques you will have the opportunity to develop through working on real-world assignments.

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