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M.Sc. On Campus

International Shipping and Finance

Alba Graduate Business School

9 months
23250 GBP/full
16250 GBP/full
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The International Shipping and Finance programme taught at Alba Graduate Business School seeks to address the needs of the rapidly evolving, highly competitive and capital-intensive shipping industry by bringing the gap between academic theory and business practice. 

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The International Shipping and Finance (Dual Degree with Henley Business School) programme taught at Alba Graduate Business School is  delivered by the ICMA Centre at Henley Business School, University of Reading, in the UK and ALBA Graduate Business School in Greece.


  • After completion of the programme you will be well equipped with the knowledge for a successful career in the shipping/ transportation industries, as well as in the wider finance sector. 
  • On average more than 90% of our graduates are in work or further education 6 months after graduation. Indicative career paths for our graduates are ship-owning and transportation companies, ship-broking/chartering firms, shipping divisions of investment banks, shipping analysis/consulting firms, ship-finance arrangers, port operators, and shipping-related investment funds, among others. 


Accredited by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS), the chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI) and the Hellenic Shipbrokers Association (HSA).

Programme Structure

  • You will spend eight months  (or eleven months) at the ICMA Centre in Henley Business School, a triple accredited Business School, consistently ranked among the top UK Business Schools 
  • At ALBA you will attend specialized shipping courses and participate in other activities, such as visits to shipping companies, vessels and ports accompanied by information sessions from shipping practitioners.
  • You will benefit from distinguished guest speakers, a number of specialized workshops delivered by senior shipping practitioners and bespoke simulations and hands-on sessions delivered in small classes.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree – Minimum 2:1 or the equivalent from an overseas institution.
  • Degree Discipline – Any discipline – no quantitative requirement 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23250 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23250 GBP for the full programme during 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    16250 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16250 GBP for the full programme during 9 months.
  • UK and EU students £16,250

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.


  • The ICMA Centre offers a range of Masters scholarships to help encourage exceptional students from across the globe to pursue their interest in finance.
  • International Propeller Club Piraeus - ALBA  and the International Propeller Club Piraeus offer to the participants of the Propeller Club Amver Awards Dinner 2016 (and their relatives) the opportunity to pursue one full scholarship  for the MSc in International Shipping and Finance (ISF) program in collaboration with the University of Reading in U.K. 
  • Equal Society Scholarships - 3 full scholarship will be offered for: MSc in International Business and Management , MSc in Finance and MSc in Entrepreneurship. Social and Economic criteria are set by Equal Society

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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