The graduate Maritime Studies study lasts two years,i.e. four semesters (120 ECTS credits).
ACADEMIC DEGREE OBTAINED
Upon completion of the graduate study, students acquire the academic degree of Master in Maritime Transport.
The basic goals in education of future mariners is to develop the expertise required to manage, handle and maintain modern technical and technological ship, port and transport systems; to encourage capacity for scientific research in the area of marine sciences;to foster the ability to actively participate in the commercial activities and efficient management of companies and services in social and commercial fields; all these directed towards a more intensive development of the maritime economy as a whole.
Finishing the graduate study in Maritime Studies students are eligible for admission to the postgraduate Maritime Studies Programme, organised by the Faculty of Maritime Studies in Rijeka in co-operation with the University of Dubrovnik, the University of Zadar, the Faculty of Maritime Studies in Split, the Croatian Hydrographic Institute and the Croatian Navy.
Classes are held in small groups, focusing on excellence in marine expertise and skills through practical training. Special emphasis is put on individual mentoring of the students thus developing the specialised skills demanded for the complex shipping economy.