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ICS Syllabus

The ICS syllabus for its Professional Qualifying Examinations (PQE) is designed to examine students on a wide range of commercial shipping activity.

Compulsory Papers - Group 1

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These papers are compulsory because they represent the fundamental underpinnings of all activity within the commercial shipping industry. Shipping Business must be taken within your first year of study:

Introduction to Shipping

Legal Principles in Shipping Business

Economics of Sea Transport & International Trade

Shipping Business (compulsory in first year)

Optional Papers - Group 2

Optional papers cover a wide range of practical shipping disciplines in considerable detail:

Dry Cargo Chartering

Ship Operations & Management

Ship Sale & Purchase

Tanker Chartering

Liner Trades

Port Agency

Logistics & Multi-modal Transport

Port & Terminal Management

Offshore Support Industry

Optional Papers - Group 3

Shipping Law

Marine Insurance

Shipping Finance