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Bachelor of Maritime Transport (MT)

Accreditation:

Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)

Program Title:

Bachelor of Maritime Transport (BMT)

Other Facts:

Effective Date: 9 June 2023

Renewal Date: 15 June 2028

Program Chair

Prof. Ahmed Hamdy
Head of Maritime Transport Department

Program Aim:

The aim of the program is to provide the students with the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to prepare marine officers graduates who meet the entry requirements for the Watchkeeper Certificate of Competency (2nd officer certificate).The Maritime Transport program is committed to being an instrument of positive change in the maritime industry for the ultimate benefit of society. For all those who undertake education and training at the program, Maritime Transport program shall facilitate the acquisition of the Updated learning, essential skills and the proper attitude thereby promoting in them a passion for the profession.

Program Description:

The college provides diverse educational programs that all graduates may have a proper place in the world maritime industry. All maritime educational and training programs have been designed to meet the standards set by SMA and to satisfy the requirements of the STCW 78 as amended, in addition to the IMO model courses, which meet the conditions for the Certificates of Competency (COC), and set to satisfy the different needs of individuals, organizations and institutions in the maritime industry. Improving the educational, training, and personal skills of students, together with enhancing student’s sportive and social activities to meet the maritime industry demand. The program is qualifying Students for a variety of maritime business careers, giving a special advantage to those wishing to enter the shipping and port business and offshore operations.

Program Objective

1. Provide a strong foundation in basic and updated knowledge related to the shipping and maritime industry.

2. Qualify students to track their professional career and managerial studies by gaining the skills and competence that enhance their ability to communicate effectively using transferable and soft skills.

3. Support the shipping and maritime industry with successful marine officers implementing all shipping duties at sea and operating using modern technological tools.

4. Upscale and improve students analytical and critical thinking skills to be able to prepare and implement useful projects related to the shipping and maritime industry

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOS)

The Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) describe the Knowledge, Skills, and Aspects of Competence that our students acquire by the time of graduation. The Bachelor of Maritime Transport has the following PLOs:

(K1) Identify principles of mathematics, science, maritime language, and information technology to support marine and navigational modern techniques.

(K2) Explain the key terminology, fundamental concepts, principles, and theories used to support marine and navigational modern techniques.

(S1) Apply appropriate techniques, resources and theories in ship operations and navigational methods in different and emergency situations.

(S2) Conduct written, oral, practical simulation, effective presentations, technical reports, and research projects.

(S3) Demonstrate a proper level of responsibility and professionalism involved in shipping and port business and offshore operations to support marine and navigational modern techniques.

(C1) Work effectively individually and as part of a team according to the significant logistics roles of port management to assess the regional and international maritime economic needs.

(C2) Interpret risk assessment to various shipping and port business and offshore operations, with awareness leading to a safe working environment.

Entry Requirements

Required Documents:

  • General Secondary School Certificate/ Transcript or its equivalent approved by the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • Copy of a valid Emirati ID and/ or a passport for both the applicant and the guardian.
  • A copy of a valid Resident Identity Card for non-local applicants.
  • Family book for the local applicant and birth certificate for non-local applicant.
  • Four Passport-size photographs.
  • National Service Certificate for the local male applicates (exemption or postponement).
  • Certificate of Good Conduct.
  • Certificate of proficiency in English (IELTS or TOEFL or EmSAT).
  • Payment receipt for the non-refundable admission fees.

English Language Certificate Requirements:

  • EmSAT: 1100
  • IELTS: 5
  • TOEFL Institutional: 500
  • TOEFL IBT: 61

For Bank Deposit

Sharjah Islamic Bank

Account: 0012070039001

IBAN: AE470410000012070039001

  

For more information, you can contact us.

+971 9 2089999

+971 9 2089560

 

Completion Requirement:

Students are required to complete 142 credit hours distributed as follows:

1. 21 credit hours as university requirements.

2. 75 credit hours as college requirements.

3. 46 credit hours as program requirements.

University Requirement (General Education)

21 credit hours as university requirements

Mandatory Courses
  • GED 100 Introduction to Research Methodology Credit Hours: 3
  • GED 102 General Mathematics Credit Hours: 3
  • GED 103 General Maritime English I Credit Hours: 3
  • GED 104 Advance Mathematics Credit Hours: 3
  • GED 105 General Maritime English II Credit Hours: 3
  • GED 106 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Credit Hours: 3
  • GED 107 Personal Development Credit Hours: 3

College Requirement

75 credit hours as college requirements. 

Mandatory Courses
  • PE 101 Physical Education I Credit Hours: 0
  • PE 102 Physical Education II Credit Hours: 0
  • PE 203 Physical Education III Credit Hours: 0
  • PE 204 Physical Education IV Credit Hours: 0
  • MT 111 Ship Knowledge and Marine Communications Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 112 Bridge Watchkeeping Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 121 Fundamentals of Physics Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 122 Advance Physics Credit Hours: 2
  • MT 131 Fundamentals of Navigation Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 132 Chart Work Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 141 Information Technology Credit Hours: 2
  • MT 151 Meteorology Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 161 Industrial Chemistry Credit Hours: 2
  • MT 213 Ship Emergency Procedures Credit Hours: 2
  • MT 214 Ship Handling Credit Hours: 2
  • MT 222 Ship Stability Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 231 Ship Construction Credit Hours: 2
  • MT 232 Marine Engineering Credit Hours: 2
  • MT 235 Voyage Planning & Ocean Passage Credit Hours: 4
  • MT 236 Ship Compasses Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 239 Celestial Navigation Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 251 Cargo Handling & Stowage Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 262 Marine Radar and Automatic Plotting Aids Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 263 Digital Navigation Systems Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 292 International Maritime Law Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 501 Seamanship & Watchkeeping Credit Hours: 4
  • MT 502 Ship Construction & Stability Credit Hours: 4
  • MT 503 Advanced Cargo Handling & Stowage Credit Hours: 4
  • MT 504 Terrestrial Navigation Credit Hours: 4
  • MT 505 Electronic Navigation Credit Hours: 2

Program Requirement (Specialization Courses)

46 credit hours as program requirements

Offshore Operations Concentration Courses

Mandatory Courses
  • MT 101 Project year I Credit Hours: 2
  • MT 202 Project year II Credit Hours: 2
  • MT 403 Final Project I Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 404 Final Project II Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 436 Integrated Navigation System Credit Hours: 3
  • MST 305 Practical Sea Training I Credit Hours: 6
  • MST 306 Practical Sea Training II Credit Hours: 6
  • MOS 410 Offshore Operations Management Credit Hours: 3
  • MOS 412 Offshore Units & Handling Credit Hours: 3
  • MOS 413 Offshore Engineering Credit Hours: 3
Electives Courses
  • MOS 411 Maritime Safety Quality Systems Credit Hours: 3
  • MOS 414 Advanced Operations Management Credit Hours: 3
  • MOS 416 Liquid Cargo Credit Hours: 3
  • MOS 417 Offshore Cargo Handling Credit Hours: 3
  • MOS 418 Rig & Platform Safety Credit Hours: 3
  • MOS 451 Offshore Units’ Documentations Credit Hours: 3
  • MOS 454 Offshore Units Acquisition Credit Hours: 3
  • MOS 455 Offshore Risk Assessment Credit Hours: 3

Port & Shipping Operations Concentration Courses

Mandatory Courses
  • MT 101 Project year 1 Credit Hours: 2
  • MT 202 Project year 2 Credit Hours: 2
  • MT 403 Final Project 1 Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 404 Final Project 2 Credit Hours: 3
  • MT 436 Integrated Navigation System Credit Hours: 3
  • MST 305 Practical Sea Training I Credit Hours: 6
  • MST 306 Practical Sea Training II Credit Hours: 6
  • MPS 445 Port Operations Management Credit Hours: 3
  • MPS 446 Commercial Maritime Law Credit Hours: 3
  • MPS 447 Maritime Logistics Credit Hours: 3
Electives Courses
  • MPS 438 Smart Ports Operation Credit Hours: 3
  • MPS 439 Energy Management Credit Hours: 3
  • MPS 440 Ship Business Credit Hours: 3
  • MPS 441 Maritime Marketing Credit Hours: 3
  • MPS 442 Maritime Economics Credit Hours: 3
  • MPS 443 Maritime Port Economics Credit Hours: 3
  • MPS 448 Maritime Crewing Management Credit Hours: 3
  • MPS 451 Maritime Safety Quality Systems Credit Hours: 3

Courses

Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
Year 5
  • Neil James Thambi, MARINE CHIEF ENGINEER (UNLIMITED), Maters's, Technical Ship Mangement / Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde, UK    
  • Dr. Hossam M. Eldessouky, Assistant Professor, PhD, Advanced Manufacturing Systems, University of Bath, UK  
  • Akram Zeid, Assistant Professor, PhD, Mechanical and Marine Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK    
  • Ahmed Hamdy Moursy, Head of Maritime Transport Department, Masters Maritime Affairs - Maritime Safety & Environmental Administration, Maritime Safety & Environmental protection, World Maritime University - Sweden    
  • Georgios Katsoulis, Dean, PhD, Electronics Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece    
  • Ahmed Ismail, Captain/Master Mariner, master's Science in Maritime Affairs, Maritime Safety & Environmental Administration, World Maritime University, Sweden
  • Hongseok Bae, Assistant Professor, PhD, Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering, University of Strathclyde, UK    
  • Tarek Ali Hassan Abou Elela, Assistant Professor, PhD, Marine and Commercial Law- International Transport Law & Multimodal Transport. - Marine Communications. - Seaman ship. - Maritime arbitration. - Marine insurance., Alexandria University, Egypt    
  • Mohamed Abdelfattah Mohamed, Captain Master Mariner, Masters Operation of ship and Maritime Safety, Maritime Safety and Environmental Protection, AASTMT, Egypt    
  • Dr. C. Elavarasi Sasikumar, Assistant Professor, PhD, Electronics Engineering- Communication system Communication System, Antenna, Microwave and Millimeter wave Antenna, Microwave Electronics, Electromagnetic Transmission Line, Pondicherry University, India    
  • Ahmed Salem, Associate Professor, PhD, Ship Design, Construction and Stability, University of Strathclyde, UK    
  • Donald Macleod Paterson, Assistant Professor, PhD, Ship Stability & Risk-based Design, University of Strathclyde, UK    
  • Mauro Francesco, Assistant Professor, PhD Ocean Engineering, Research in hydrodynamics and marine propulsion, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Kick start your student journey with us!

Dive into your future with Sharjah Maritime Academy

Kick start your student journey with us!

Dive into your future with Sharjah Maritime Academy

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