Diploma in Shipping - technical university of mombasa | Educartis

1 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This one year diploma is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will allow them to perform their respective duties effectively within the shipping industry. Taken on-campus at the Technical University of Mombasa, this programme takes learners through different and relevant units including entrepreneurship, communication skills, information communication technology, and more to ensure they're job ready upon graduation. 

Are you passionate about shipping? Do you want to see and interact with new places, cultures, and people? The Maritime Industry offers graduates excellent career prospects, with commensurate salaries, job stability, flexibility, and new challenges and rewards every day. If this sounds like the right job for you, then this diploma will provide you with the skills, knowledge, and confidence you need to enhance your employability and build a successful career in this growing sector. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of the course, students will be able to: 

  • Perform specific maritime duties including cargo handling, documentation, following customs procedures, and disaster management. 
  • Develop critical thinking, as well as an in-depth understanding, of the concepts and characteristics of the shipping industry. 
  • Gain the necessary attitudes and skills to make them effective business executives in the industry. 
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the structures, processes and institutional practices of trade and shipping in the global marketplace.
  • Approach and solve basic transport and maritime problems, by developing and extensive research approach and methods.
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Certification obtained

Diploma in Shipping

What jobs will I qualify for?

This diploma is a great stepping stone towards careers such as: 

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Port Captain 
  • Logistics Support Analyst 
  • Marine Operations Manager 


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for the course, students require: 

  • A minimum KCSE Mean Grade of C (Plain) or the equivalent as recognised by the Academic Board. 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill in the online application form 
  • Upload their academic certificates and a copy of their National ID/Birth Certificate/Passport 
  • Pay a non-refundable fee of 2,000 KES 

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through: 

  • Bank Deposit
  • Bank Transfer 

There are scholarships and grants available for certain courses. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Technical University of Mombasa over the period of one year. 

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