FOUNDATION & HISTORY
The Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering department, founded in 1996, as Deck department, aims at training students in master mariner education and maritime studies. The department changed the name from deck department to Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering department in 2005. Students coming to the department with the university entry exam system are also passed through an interview and a physical proficiency test for further selection.
The students who have successfully completed all of the thought courses of the programme with 240 ECTS credits, achieved a CGPA of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and had a pass grade from the Professional placement period and the report prepared therein are given Bachelor's Degree in MARITIME TRANSPORTATION AND MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING
LEVEL of QUALIFICATION:
First Cycle Degree
MODE of STUDY
ADMISSION & REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
1 - High school diploma,
2 - Obtaining the required grade from National University Entrance and Placement Exam (ÖSS),
3 - English proficiency (500 from TOEFL / 6 from IELTS),
4 - Seafarer Healthy Certificate,
4 - Physical competency exam and Interview
OBJECTIVE of THE PROGRAMME
The department of Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering is committed to addressing the educational and research needs to ensure sustainable management of the maritime resources. Main research activities involve ship handling, port and agency management.
RECOGNATION of PRIOR LEARNING
Recognition of prior learning is at the beginning stage in the Turkish Higher Education System. Karadeniz Technical University and hence the Department of Maritime Transportation and Management is no exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organised at the start of each term at the University for courses compulsory in the curriculum, such as Foreign Languages and Basic Computing. The students who have completed the learning process for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum, and this grade is entered into the transcript of the student.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS and REGULATIONS
Certificate of English proficency, Passing all courses, a year oversea training practice. The degree is awarded to students who have successfully completed all the courses in the curriculum including summer practices, with a CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00.
EXAMINATION, ASSESSMENT and GRADING REGULATIONS
The examination, assessment and grading regulations have been set up for the university by the University Senate and the Department of Maritime Transportation and Management is bound by these regulations. Each course is assessed via a midterm exam, a second mid-term exam composed of quizzes, homeworks and assignments, and a final end-of-term exam, with contributions of 30%, 20% and 50% respectively. The marking is made out of 100. Grades of 81-100 is assigned a letter grade of AA, 76-80 BA, 70-75 BB, 60-69 CB, 50-59 CC, 45-49 DC, 40-44 DD, 30-39 FD and 0-29 FF. The AA is the highest grade and has a grade credit of 4.00, BA 3.5, BB 3.0, CB 2.5, CC 2.0, DC 1.5, DD 1.0, FD 0.5 and FF 0.0. Grades of AA to CC are pass, DD to FF fail, and DC is conditional pass and requires a CGPA of at least 2.0 for that term. The details given for each course in the programme include the detailed assessment methods together with a description of the second mid-term exam.
The graduation requirements for the Department of Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering are the same as the qualification requirements and regulations. There is no additional requirement to secure the Bachelor's Degree provided that the students have passed all the courses in the curriculum with at least a DC grade, had a cumulative gross point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00, and completed the compulsory practical placement period of 365 days and had a passing grade for the reports prepared for these placements.
OCCUPATIONAL PROFILES of GRADUATES
The graduates of the Department of Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering has many opportunities of employment in a varitey of state and private maritime companies. The students, which are graduated in our department, are taking place and working in port and agency management and on board.
ACCESS to FURTHER STUDIES
The student who have completed the department may apply to Master of Science in variety of fields in the department.
DEPARTMENTAL FACILITIES :
Department of Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering has a modern campus located in Trabzon-Sürmene. In the department, full mission bridge simulator, GMDSS simulator, tanker simulator, marine engines simulator, navigation, seamanship, safety at sea, first aid medical care, maritime chemistry and computer laboratories are available. Department also has Maritime Safety Training Centre. Other facilities in our campus are student dormitory and sport hall.