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Bachelor in Marine Navigation

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)


Duration 8 semesters
Cost RMB 20,000 per year

The objective of this course is to train students in navigation technology in order to enable them to meet the required national and international standards for seafarer competency. Students will work on modern ship navigation and management so they will be able to navigate the world’s waterways.

Related courses:
● GMDSS equipment;
● Ship management;
● Modern electronic navigation systems;
● Seafarer psychology;
● Ship-borne navigational aids;
● Marine signals and radio telephony;
● Ship cargo handling;
● Navigation ; 
● Marine meteorology and oceanography;
● Ships collision avoidance and watchkeeping.

Structural components
International component
Practical/Field work

Grant opportunities

Applicants for English taught undergraduate programs can only apply for Shanghai Government Scholarship (SGS).


● Have graduated from high school;

● Be between the ages of 18 and 25 years;

● Be in good health;

● TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.0 (or above); Native English speakers and applicants whose previous high school diploma was taken in English are exempted from the language requirement.

ISCED Categories

Logistics and shipping management
Physical and chemical oceanography
Machinery and operators
Maritime security
Navigation and seamanship