Professional Qualifying Examination in Shipping

PQE leading to MICS

About the PQE Courses
The Professional Qualifying Examinations are the main pathway to membership with the ICS and will provide you with full professional status. It is one of the world’s most recognisable qualifications and illustrates the developed knowledge and understanding of the commercial shipping industry.
To be eligible for membership, you will need to complete a total of seven papers. Four compulsory and three optional. This may be reduced by exceptions if you have other recognised maritime related qualifications.
By starting on the PQE it means you need to sit a minimum of two exams in your first year (one of which must be Shipping Business), and can choose how many to take thereafter from the Groups mentioned below. Once you have completed your PQEs you will be eligible to apply for membership with the Institute.
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Term Dates

      Subjects are taught weekly and classes run every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

Term Dates for 2016-2017

  • 5th September 2016 – 30th March 2017
    (4 weeks break for Christmas and New Year holidays from 9th December 2016 until 8th January 2017)

Please contact info@unitedcollegelondon.co.uk for more info about schedule & subjects offered.

Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS)

Membership of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers means much more than the initials after your name. As the largest network of professional shipbrokers, managers and agents, ICS membership is internationally recognised as a mark of professionalism in the shipping industry.


Become a prominent "Member" (MICS)

of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

MICS & Fellowship of the ICS
      List of subjects provided:

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    • Group 1 : Compulsory Subjects
These subjects are compulsory because they represent the fundamental foundation of all activity within the commercial shipping industry:
            - Introduction to Shipping
              - Legal Principles in Shipping Business
                  - Economics of Sea Transport and International Trade
                      - Shipping Business
Note:a) All subjects in group 1 are required b) Shipping Business is compulsory in the first year    
                                  • Group 2 : Optional Subjects
Optional subjects cover a wide range of practical shipping knowledge in full detail:
                                        - Dry Cargo Chartering
                                          - Ship Operations and Management
                                              - Tanker Chartering
                                                  - Ship Sale and Purchase
                                                      - Liner Trades
                                                          - Port Agency
                                                              - Logistics and Multi-modal Transport
                                                                  - Port and Terminal Management
                                                                      - Offshore Support Industry
   
                                                                          • Group 3 : Optional Subjects
Optional subjects cover a wide range of practical shipping knowledge in full detail:
                                                                                - Shipping Law
                                                                                    - Shipping Finance
                                                                                        - Marine Insurance
 
KEY FACTS
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Course level:

In order for us to consider you for the PQE courses you need to have fluency with the English language. Minimum level: B2 CEFR

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Age:

Suitable for all motivated sector professionals.

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Ideal course for:

• Young people with limited knowledge of the shipping industry, recently employed in the chartering or operations department of a shipping company.
    • People working in accounts or technical departments wishing to broaden their knowledge of the commercial aspects of shipping.
      • Seafarers wishing a more in-depth background of decisions made by their shore-based colleagues.
        • Anyone within shipping with certain knowledge of the industry who feels they could do with a brush-up.
          • Anyone from a bank or other financial institutions, legal firm, insurance company or government organisation who wishes to know the basics of shipping operations.

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Flexibility:

You can select any of the subjects offered in any of the 3 Groups mentioned above. Please, note that Shipping Business is compulsory in the first year.

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Course Length:

Classes run every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5th September 2016 – 30th March 2017 (4 weeks break for Christmas and New Year holidays)
        Please contact
info@unitedcollegelondon.co.uk
      for more details.

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Dates & Fees:

Tuition fees :
    £570 + VAT (20%) = £684 per subject.
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More about this course

Why should you attend PQE courses at United College London?
      • To receive a compact but extensive review that will further your knowledge and understanding of the most important aspects of the shipping industry.
        • To listen to and interact with expert speakers who have an in-depth knowledge of their subject and the current problems in the industry, and more importantly their solutions.
          • To take part in the group-format workshop sessions where participants will try to find solutions to the cases presented.
            • To obtain business contacts and friendships through the lessons and social activities.


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