DIPLOMA IN MARITIME BUSINESS
WHAT IT IS
As the world's busiest seaport and one of the world 's largest container ports, there is a continuous demand for maritime and logistics-related organisations involved in a wide range of shipping business activities in Singapore. The Diploma in Maritime Business (DMB) offered at Singapore Polytechnic aims to train its graduates to meet these needs.
The DMB is a practice-oriented course that links theory and practice through hands-on training, case studies and field visits. It is an extensive programme that prepares its students to be versatile, enabling them to gain employment in various sectors within the maritime industry.
Students are required to complete a six-month shore-based internship during the second year which provides them with first-hand experience at an organisation.
‘O’ Levels Qualifications:
|English Language (as 1st Language)||1 - 7|
|Mathematics (Elementary / Additional)||1 - 6|
|Any two other subjects||1 - 6|
Higher Nitec Qualification
Minimum of Grade Point Average (GPA) 2.0
Minimum of GPA 3.5 for Marine Technology/Marine Mechanics Nitec courses.
For more information on entry requirements, you may refer here.
Upon graduation, DMB graduates are highly sought after for appointments as junior executives in organisations running ship owning/management; ship broking/chartering; ship/port agency; logistics/supply chain management and marine insurance/law companies; and port/terminal operators and regulatory authorities.
Graduates can gain direct entry into relevant BSc (Hons) programmes in Shipping Management, Maritime Business and Logistics conducted by reputable tertiary institutions from Australia, United Kingdom and the United States. They may also pursue business programmes at NUS or NTU, or a maritime-related degree programme offered by the Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz (The Netherlands).
Graduates who obtain more than 3.0 GPA may gain direct entry into the third year of the Plymouth University (UK) maritime degree programme; or direct entry into the third-year of a four-year programme at Chung-Ang University in South Korea or the State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College (US).
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Singapore Polytechnic – Diploma in Maritime Business