Bachelor’s and Master’s Programs

Bachelors Programs

On-Campus – Shipping (3 years)

This program is designed for candidates seeking a career in any sector of the of the broader maritime world:

  • Ship Owning & Ship Management
  • Shipbuilding & Repairing
  • Chartering & Operating
  • Classification & Compliance
  • Law & Legislation
  • P&I & Insurance
  • Manning & HR
  • Logistics & Supply

The course offers a birds-eye view of the shipping industry and its connection to the world we are aware of.

It is ideal for candidates that wish to pursue a career in shipping but have not yet decided which area they would like to focus on.

The top 10% of students will be eligible for internships at some of the world’s most reputable companies located in the largest shipping hub in the world: Athens

Online – Bachelors in Maritime Business (Top-up) 1 year Full-time

This course is designed for candidates with professional experience, seeking to deepen their development and education.

This demanding conversion degree is ideally suited for seafarers, cadets, or experienced professionals. The curriculum assumes prior shipping knowledge or professional experience thus enabling a deeper and more theoretical approach to Shipmanagement learning.

A Bachelor’s degree is not required to apply.

Masters Programs

On Campus – Master’s in Shipping (1 year Full-time)


This degree is designed for graduates or professionals that wish to focus on specific areas of the shipping business and is accredited by the University of West London.

Candidates can choose between pursuing a Master’s in the following topics:

Shipping Business focuses on the operational aspect of Ship-Owning and Shipmanagement companies.

Logistics and Supply Chain Management focuses on port operations and the broader topics of supply chains and logistics. 

Maritime Logistics focuses on ship supply and logistics for all vessel types ranging from Containers, Tankers, Bulk Carriers and Gas Ships. 

Online – Master’s in Shipping Business (1 year Full-time, 2 years Part-time)

 BCA’s Online Master’s in Shipping Business is the newest and most innovative program and is taught exclusively online.

The course is suited for candidates that cannot physically be in Greece and is designed using the latest distant-learning infrastructure to offer a seamless experience.

The course consists of over 60 hours of HD videos, video lectures and bi-annual physical teaching in select locations around the world.

Highest-scoring applicants are offered internship options at some Greece’s most prestigious Ship Management companies.