Would you like to make tough decisions on the speed, costs, flexibility and safety of moving goods around the globe? Sea transport and logistics experts are in great demand. This three-year degree helps prepare you for work in a global industry that is challenging, exciting and dynamic. While technological innovation is needed for operational advantage, this is also a people industry, and the success of a company depends upon the skills and knowledge of those employed.
The University has a tradition of maritime education stretching back to the mid-nineteenth century. You’ll study a maritime subject in a city with a famous maritime history. This course is accredited by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
- Deepen your knowledge of the industry with field trips to ports and the City of London.
- Benefit from teaching by academic staff with relevant industrial and academic backgrounds including sea- and shore-based experience.
- Take advantage of our programme of visiting speakers to gain insider knowledge and important networking contacts.
- Join our active alumni association, the Plymouth Nautical Degree Association (PYNDA).
- Focus on commercial, economic, operational and legal subjects, required for a full appreciation of the activities of international shipping and its related industries.
- Distinguish yourself professionally with a degree accredited by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
- Increase your employability with an optional one year industrial placement.
- Study a maritime subject in a city with a famous maritime history. The University has a tradition of maritime education stretching back to the mid-nineteenth century.
- Take advantage of our programme of visiting speakers, and gain insider knowledge and important networking contacts.
All applications for undergraduate courses are made through UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service).
UCAS will ask for the information contained in the box at the top of this course page including the UCAS course code and the institution code.
To apply for this course and for more information about submitting an application including application deadline dates, please visit the UCAS website.
Undergraduate scholarships for international students
To reward outstanding achievement the University of Plymouth offers scholarship schemes to help towards funding your studies.
96 - 112
- A levels: 96-112 points including a minimum of 2 A levels. This course considers general studies.
- BTEC: 18 Unit BTEC Extended Diploma: MMM–DMM in any subject.
- Access: Pass a named Access to HE Diploma in any subject with at least 33 credits at merit/distinction.
- IB: 26 - 28 overall to include 4 at any subject at Higher Level. English and Maths accepted within: Higher Level = 4 Standard Level = 5.
- GCSE: all applicants must have GCSE (or equivalent) mathematics and English at grade C or above.
- 14-19 Diplomas: accepted - please enquire.
Other combinations and non-A level qualifications considered.
BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.
Short of the entry requirements for this course? Don’t worry you may be eligible for a foundation year to prepare you for possible entry onto this course for the following year.
We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.