Foundation Course

The Foundation Course at Maritime Academy provides preparatory tutelage for more advanced courses. It also supplements any weaknesses in secondary level education.

Course Duration: 1 month~6 months

Tuition Fee: US$500

COURSE OBJECTIVES

1. To prepare for tertiary level education

2. To expose oneself to a wide range of subject areas before specialization

3. To compensate for weaknesses in basic knowledge

COMPULSORY TOPICS

I. English

II. Mathematics

III. Geography

IV. World History

V. Seamanship (Theory and/or Practical)

VI. Offshore Business Management

ELECTIVE LANGUAGES

1. Russian

2. French

3. Japanese

4. Mandarin

5. German

6. Catalan

METHOD OF INSTRUCTION

ONLINE – lessons and assessments sent by e-mail; regular correspondence through e-mail or Skype

OFFLINE – Seamanship practical lessons aboard Maritime Academy’s sailing yacht

ASSESSMENT

Coursework – 50%

Business Plan – 25%

Passage Plan – 25%

PRE-COURSE REQUIREMENTS

English Language Ability