The Institute's academic year opens on 12 June 2023.
To sit exams during the 2023/24 academic year, you will need to
register as a student. This can be done online at www.shipbrokers.org.
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers' syllabus for its
Professional Qualifying Examinations (PQE) is designed to examine
students on a wide range of commercial shipping activity.
Compulsory subjects - group 1
These subjects are compulsory because they represent the
fundamental underpinnings of all activity within the commercial
Introduction to Shipping
Principles in Shipping Business
Sea Transport & International Trade
Specialisms - group 2
These papers cover a wide range of practical shipping
disciplines in considerable detail:
Operations & Management
Ship Sale &
& Multi-modal Transport
Port & Terminal Management