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 the fIRST CLASSES  OF  THE VASCO DA GAMA MASTER PROGRAMME ARE ON THEIR WAY!

 PRESENTATION OF THE VDG MASTER PROGRAMME

 

Students enrolling in this unique Master Programme in Europe will benefit from innovative modules specially developed by teachers and European experts recognized for their expertise, that will allow them to create a pioneering network in Europe.

 

  CONTEXT

In order to improve quality of education and training in the maritime transport sector to address three challenges: maritime safety, reducing environmental impact and increasing competitiveness of the sector, the EU VASCO DA GAMA project has developed its own  MASTER PROGRAMME dedicated to students of maritime academies as well as officers wishing to upgrade/increase their awareness in this regard.

 

  PLACE AND DATE

The Master Programme will take place from January 2015 to June 2015 in the Linnaeus University (Kalmar Maritime Academy, Sweden).

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INFORMATION ABOUT APPLICATION AND ADMISSION

Application to the Vasco da Gama master programme are opened up to 15th, December 2014 (more information on the 4 blocks dedicated to the syllabi).

Prerequisites: 180 ECTS credits in a relevant area of maritime science, and English language skills corresponding to English B, IELTS or TOEFL.

Please note that the date of October 15th mentioned on the Admission page do not concern the VDG Master Programme (deadline December 15th).

 See also : Guıde for ınternatıonal students, Applyıng for admıssıon 

ADMISSION FEE

Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA cizitens or exchange students.

 

CONTENTS

The Master Programme is composed of 4 syllabi specifically developed by experts from different European maritime academies, and EU transport and educational actors. Each module will count for 7,5 credits.All the classes will be delivered in English by teachers of Kalmar Maritime Academy and external lecturers (experts, professionals).

  • Greening Maritime Transport (7,5 ects)
  • Human Element in Sustainable Shipping (7,5 ects)
  • Leadership in cross cultural contexts (7,5 ects)
  • Maritime Safety and security (7,5 ects)

 

PROGRESS & FUNCTIONNING

The 4 modules of the Master Programme will be run in parallel from January to June 2015.

3 mandatory physical meetings and 2 large conference will be organized:

  • 3rd Week of January (18-22 January): The first meeting is a start-up in Kalmar with information and lectures, followed by self-studies on distance. Additional material will be available on the e-learning platform MyMoodle.
  • 3rd week of March (23-26 March): The second meeting consists of literature seminars in Kalmar, followed by completion of a written report on distance.
  • First week of June : The third meeting will be a one day seminar on the written reports.

Also in the first week of June, 2 conferences with a series of key note speakers:

  • A PhD Seminar on SUSTAINABLE SHIPPING and HUMAN ELEMENT followed by 
  • a conference with the participation of guest lecturers from shipping industry among others

 

DIPLOMA

In addition to the credits, a special Vasco da Gama diploma will be awarded to successful students.

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

Special conditions may be granted to students issued from Maritime Academies that are partners of the Vasco da Gama project..

 

 

APPLICATION AND SYLLABI

 

 

Greening Maritime Transport

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Human Element in Sustainable Shipping

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Leadership in cross cultural contexts

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Maritime Safety and security

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MORE INFORMATION

More information can be obtained by contacting:

Mr Par Karlsson: par.karlsson@lnu.se

Ms Anne Lezin: anne.lezin@crpm.org - Tel + 33 2 99 35 40 50