BA (Hons) in Business with Shipping (University of Greenwich)

This programme aims to prepare students for careers in shipping administration and management by developing in them, a systematic, broad, analytical and integrated understanding of key aspects of business and the maritime industry.
IIt also, aims to place particular emphasis on the acquisition of management skills and an understanding of human behaviour as significant vocational elements in the development of successful managers in a variety of maritime organisation


Year 1

  • Personal and Professional Development 1
  • Introduction to Business Processes
  • Business Planning and Development
  • Economics and Business Practices in the Shipping Industry
  • Discover Project Management

Year 2

  • Personal and Professional Development 2
  • Operation Management
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Creativity & Decision Making in Business
  • Shipping Policies and Regulations, Maritime Law and Marine Insurance

Year 3

  • Personal and Professional Development 3
  • Managing Strategy
  • Small Business Development
  • Acquisition, Employment and Commercial Management of Ships

The BA (Hons) in Business with Shipping is a 3-year full-time programme taught exclusively in the English language. Each course takes place throughout three terms (October - December, January - March and April to May) with two exam periods in May and August. Classes are offered mornings or evenings to accomodate
the needs of working students.

On completion of the programme the successful graduate will enjoy a wide variety of opportunities available in a range of areas, such as:

  • Ship Management
  • Chartering, S+P
  • Liner Shipping
  • Marine Claims
  • Port Operations
  • Maritime Organisations
  • Shipping Agency