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Promoting professionalism in commercial shipping

Promoting professionalism in commercial shipping



At the core of the Institute’s programme of education is a syllabus which covers 16 key subject areas across the industry, each of which is assessed annually by examination. The subjects are placed in groups:

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GROUP 1 – Compulsory Papers

These papers are compulsory because they represent the fundamental underpinnings of all activity within the commercial shipping industry:

The Institute’s examinations and qualification are designed to be broadly comparable with degree-level standard, to give you an idea of the depth of study and quality of work required.