Graduate Certificate in Shipping Level 7
The MIT Centre for Maritime and Logistics recognises the importance of "learn while you earn", so we've developed part-time and distance learning to help fast track your logistics career. If you prefer an intensive short course, visit our Customised In-House Consultancy Section.
Prizes and scholarships are offered to selected students.
About the Programme
Go the extra distance with your shipping career
If you want to enhance your industry skills and knowledge and take your shipping career along a management path, this programme has been designed with you in mind.
You may already be working in the industry in middle management or aspire to take on management responsibilities in the future. Or you may be looking to get into the industry or be working in related sectors such as import or export companies involved in significant shipping activity.
When you graduate you’ll be able to efficiently carry out the tasks required of intermediate and management roles within the shipping industry. You will be able to establish systems, research and develop solutions to problems, and implement and evaluate strategies for optimising efficiency.
|Study Method||Full-time or distance learning|
|Qualification||MIT Graduate Certificate|
One semester (full-time)
|Applications||Close when programme is full|
|Start Dates||February and July|
|International Student Fees||$8,725 per semester|
New Zealand Maritime School
Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Successful completion of an appropriate NQF level 6 or 7 programme, e.g. a business related degree
Successful completion of MIT Diploma in Supply Chain Management; plus relevant work experience
Successful completion of MIT Diploma in Shipping and Freight; plus relevant work experience
Evidence of at least 3 years relevant work experience at a senior operational level or equivalent (prospective students may be asked to complete a research essay to show academic ability).
Have English language competence to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English. Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 6.0 (with no score below 5.5) or equivalent.
Students must be able to show a positive attitude to learning and achievement, a high standard of personal discipline and effective communication skills. These will be normally assessed by way of an interview. Alternative means to assess these criteria will be adopted where an interview is not practicable, as in the case of international students.
Following the interview, the panel will decide whether the prospective student should be accepted or declined entry to the programme. Suitable letters will then be forwarded to the student. Applications from those accepted into the course will be retained.
The programme comprises two compulsory courses and two optional courses. Students must successfully complete all four courses to graduate.
Students complete all courses:
- Managing Risk in the Supply Chain
- Logistics Practice
Students complete two of the following:
- Chartering Practice
- Port Management
- Ship Stability and Planning
Further Training or Study
Credits can be put towards the Bachelor of Business (Logistics).
Intermediate and management positions within the shipping industry.