Think Future – In Fast Automating Marine Environment
Maritime Management is a Master’s degree programme for sea captains and marine engineers. Master's programme has been tailored for professionals who want to deepen their managerial expertise in digitalizing and automating shipping as well as gain economical, legal and contractual expertise in maritime business. Students will be able to use the knowledge obtained for development, problem solving and innovation within maritime management and marine engineering. Academic knowledge from legal, economic and technical issues are combined with expertise from the industry. Teaching teams also arrange visits and workshops together with the industry.
The Master's programme has been updated to meet the demands of the technological development of the different levels of autonomy of vessels according to IMO MASS standards for the future.
The Master’s Programme in Maritime Management will offer deeper insight into management of international shipping, shipping legislation and contract management, risk assessment, safety and security management, casualty management and sustainable development in the environment in shipping.
Throughout the studies the development of Autonomous shipping (MASS) is highlighted to students, which also has impact on safety culture in shipping in general in years to come.
Forms of Learning
Studies use blended learning methods including lectures and cooperative learning sessions, e-learning, and project-based learning. The learning process is characterized by the strong integration of real working life problems and development projects. Master’s thesis worth 30 cr is undertaken through the whole study period.
SAMK Students Will be Employed
Master’s studies on Maritime Management serve to educate highly skilled, competent and innovative specialists for demanding development, management and expert positions in maritime management companies and organizations. Both vertical and horizontal career paths are likely to take place, even before the Master’s studies have been completed.
For already fifteen years SAMK has provided this Master Programme for the seafarers who have wanted to continue successfully their careers in shipping companies and maritime administrations leadership. Since 2017 the Master programme has also been open for Marine engineers.
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The Master’s Programme in Maritime Management will offer deeper insight into management of international shipping, shipping legislation and contract management, risk assessment, safety and security management, casualty management, resilience engineering, energy and environment of shipping, and modern automation and ICT applications in marine industry.
Throughout the studies the development of Autonomous shipping (MASS) is highlighted to students both from legal and technical point of views, which also has impact on safety culture in shipping in general in years to come.
In addition research and development methods and tools will be applied in the real life development project.
Forms of Learning
What is Unique in Maritime Management Studies at SAMK:
- Latest maritime simulator technology taken in use 2016
- Audited Dynamic Positioning Training by Nautical Institute in July 2017
- Awarded by RINA/LR maritime safety award 2016 as part of SEAHORSE consortium
- SAMK is member of IAMU (International Association of Maritime Universities)
- SAMK is member of IMCA (International Maritime Contractors Association)
- Rauma and Pori are cities in the heart of maritime cluster of Finland
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MORE ABOUT THE SUBJECT
Our Students Will Be Employed: A Captain and a Student – Dmitry Chutchev Completed His Master’s Degree while at Sea
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