M.Sc. On Campus

Shipping Business

Business College of Athens

12 months
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The Shipping Business programme of the Business College of Athens is tailored to the requirements of the shipping industry for executives with high academic background and practical knowledge of the subjects they are to apply in the workplace.


The goal of the Shipping Business programme of the Business College of Athens is to enable our graduates to respond directly to the demands of the shipping companies and supportive businesses.

Advantages of the programme:

  • Greek shipping is the largest in the world with about 1000 companies with headquarters in Athens and more than 200,000 employees.
  • BCA offers shipping courses since 1971.
  • The faculty has a broad scientific knowledge of the shipping industry combined with professional experience.
  • The shipping market knows of the College and the high level of education it offers.
  • The curriculum is based on an ideal mix of theoretical and practical knowledge that contribute to the immediate job placement of graduates.
  • The Shipping Programmes of Business College of Athens, in collaboration with Plymouth University, offer to their bachelors and master graduates examination exemptions, regarding specific modules of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Maritime Economic
  • Maritime Law
  • Maritime Business Administration
  • Research methodology
  • Maritime Regulations
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2nd class honours degree from a UK University, or
  • A Ptychion of 6.0 and above from  an AEI University or
  • A Ptychion of 7.0 and above from a TEI University, or
  • A Bachelor from an American University with GPA 2.75 and above in shipping, business, economics, legal or quantitative disciplines.
  • Master Mariners/ Engineers with Class A Certificate or equivalent qualification.
  • IELTS: a minimum score of 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 in each component of the test)
  • Application Form
  • 2 Recommendation Letters
  • A photocopy of your identity card or passport
  • Personal Interview

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Athens

595 - 760 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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