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Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Maritime University (BSMRMU), Bangladesh

(The only Public Maritime University in Bangladesh)

BBA in Port Management & Logistics

Eligibility for admission in PML programme is as follows:

a. Applicants who have passed HSC or equivalent examination in the current or previous year are eligible to apply.

b. Applicants must have passed HSC/equivalent examination and SSC/equivalent examination from any group with total GPA 7.5 (HSC and SSC) but not less than 3.5 in any examination.

c. Applicants with GCE must have passed minimum five subjects in O-Level including Mathematics and minimum two subjects in A-Level. However, an applicant having more than two ‘C’ grades in O-Level and/or more than one ‘C’ grade in A-Level will be ineligible for admission.

BBA in Port Management and Logistics programme is a 4 year full time regular undergraduate programme. Graduates from this programme will be able to develop their career as port manager, executive in shipping companies, logistics and transportation companies, supply chain executive, planner and manager in different terminals, freight forwarding companies, stevedoring companies, different govt. maritime organizations etc. The programme is divided into 8 semesters of six months each (2 semesters in each year). Total credit hours of this programme are 135. Besides regular courses, workshops, seminars, guest lectures and certificate courses on contemporary issues are arranged frequently for the students. The programme also includes three study tours in the ending of three years. The duration of each semester is 26 weeks. Each semester is distributed as follows:


a. Classes 15 weeks
b. Mid Term Examination 02 weeks
c. Preparatory Leave 02 weeks
d. Final Examination 03 weeks
e. Recess 04 weeks

Introduction to Maritime Industry, Introduction to Port and Shipping Management, Logistics Management, Operations Management, Human Resource Management, Marine Insurance, Cargo Operation and Fleet Management, Port and Terminal Operation, Maritime Economics, Supply Chain Management, International Trade and Commercial Law, Port Planning and Design, Maritime Law and Conventions, Shipping and Port Finance, Business Research Methodology, Marine Environment and Sustainability Management, Total Quality Management, Air Freight Management, Transport Security and Risk Management, Project Management, Ship Broking and Chartering Practices, Integrated Transportation Systems, Strategic Management and Corporate Maritime Strategies, Introduction to Business, Business Communication, Financial and Management Accounting, Management and Organizational Behaviour, Marketing Management etc.


After the successful completion of the program, the graduate will have the opportunity to work in port, terminal and inland depot, shipping companies, logistics companies, production and operation related companies as executive. The program is structured in the way that the graduate will be equipped in research and academia. They can have the option to work as supply chain and commercial executives in different maritime, textile, logistics and service providing companies.



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