Foundation in Maritime Business

English-speaking shipping experts are in demand all over the world. Launch your maritime career with a foundation programme that will prepare you for a degree focused on shipping, ports, seaborne trade and logistics systems.

Special features

  • First year direct entry available
  • Optional placement year

Pathways at the University of Plymouth

High school

Stage 1

Stage 2



Your UoP degree

Fees for 2018/19

EU: £9,250

International: £8,450 or £12,500


One or two semesters


January and September

Stage 1:Foundation


  • Accounting

    You will learn about the importance of accounting and financial reporting. Topics include profit and loss, trading accounts and budgetary control.
    How will I be assessed? 70% exam, 30% coursework

  • Business Law

  • Business Studies

  • Economics

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • Numerical Techniques 1

  • Principles of ICT

Stage 2:Degree

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