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Diploma in Digital Shipping

Study the impact of nascent technologies on operations in the shipping industry

Starting 26 November 2020

Delivered Online

Brand-new for 2020! 
Diploma in Digital Shipping

Our brand-new online Diploma in Digital Shipping equips students and shipping professionals, through the study of emergent technologies, with the knowledge, management skills and digital competencies required to enhance a successful career in ship operations and maritime management.

The course is focused solely on providing in-depth technology education for the shipping industry and provides opportunities for participants to develop a deep understanding of issues in professional practice with a particular focus on shipping data analytics, cybersecurity, blockchain technologies, Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), all within the legal and ethical contexts of the shipping industry.  

When: 26 November 2020
Where: via Online Learning, with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 months
Qualification: Lloyds Maritime Academy Professional Development Diploma, awarded by North Kent College


Ideal for: All professionals in the shipping industry working at operational and managerial levels, including seafarers, analysts, lower management and department managers.

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100% Online - Learn from wherever you are!

At Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, lifelong learning is a concept that we’re passionate about and for this reason, we make it as accessible and flexible for our students.

Online learning puts you in control of your learning – especially suitable for all of us in the maritime industry where we often spend time away from home. With our courses you are free to study when, where and how you choose, and in the style and the speed that is right for you. Early morning, in a work break, late at night - it is entirely up to you so you can fit your education around your work and/or family commitments.

So what’s stopping you? Get in touch today and find out how we can help provide you with a timely career boost.


How will this course benefit you?

1.       You will gain a holistic corpus of knowledge of new technologies shaping the current business landscape in general and how they affect the shipping industry in particular.

2.       You will build your global insights and interdisciplinary understanding of technologies in the maritime industries, enabling you to apply this directly to your work.

3.       You will develop the expertise and professional outlook required to foster a successful career in international shipping.


Learn online with the support of industry experts

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Dr Theodosis Mourouzis

Dr Theodosis (Theo) Mourouzis is a cryptologist and information security professional with strong interests in both academia and industry. He holds a BA/MA in Mathematics and a MSc in Pure Mathematics (PART III - Number Theory Group) from University of Cambridge, a MRes in Security Science and a PhD in Information Security with Specialisation in Cryptography from University College London. He is a recipient of the 1st award in the UK Cyber Cipher Security Challenge in 2013 and he has represented Cyprus four times in Balkan & International competitions in Mathematics.


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Dr. Kyriacos (Kyri) Pavlou

Dr. Kyriacos (Kyri) Pavlou is a researcher and lecturer in Database Design, Security and Blockchain Technologies. He holds a MA (Cantab) in Genetics from the University of Cambridge and a double BSc in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Arizona. He completed his PhD on Database Forensics and Information Accountability at the University of Arizona. He has also worked as a postdoctoral research associate in the Computer Science department of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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This course is a new addition to our LMA portfolio and it was created to attend the high demand and numerous requests of professionals working within the maritime industry.

The Certificate will be appropriate for professionals who want to develop their knowledge in Big Data and its future applications.

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