Batumi Navigation Teaching University

Bachelor of Engineering in Maritime Engineering

Program Structure

The program is composed of academic components, and its structure (within 240 credits) implies a free component (compulsory and elective study courses) and the component aimed at the development of subject-specific competencies (compulsory study courses, internship, Bachelor’s thesis, and elective study courses). Order of study of program components (study courses, internships, etc. provided for by the curriculum) provides transfer of knowledge in accordance with the principle: “From general to particular, from simple to difficult”, and step-by-step development of already acquired knowledge and skills.

Program Objective

Training of highly-skilled, fieldwork-oriented marine field expert (Ship’s Navigator) with the competencies corresponding to the requirements of international education and labor markets and established by STCW Convention regulations, who: 1) has theoretical knowledge, required for the professional activity in compliance with the requirements of STCW Convention regulations and practical skills to fulfill obligations and liabilities of Ship’s Navigator, understand peculiarities of profession and obligations to be fulfilled, evaluate and analyze the problem and make proper decisions within the scope of his competence, act promptly and in accordance with effective standards/rules, as well as take responsibility for the fulfillment of duties and people onboard; 2) is able to evaluate and analyze situation/information/data using corresponding methods with the high level of independence, identify
causes and cause-effect links of technical, professional, social, and ethical problems and possible risks, evaluate and analyze complex, difficult/unforeseen problems, select and justify proper solution ways, work in a team, select a proper model of communication and behavior, select and use technical/technological resources for the performance of work, including IT and communication technologies and specific software; 3) has motivation for personal and professional development; 4) able to understand and protect ethical peculiarities of maritime field and multicultural team; 5) is able to continue study at next level of higher education (Master’s degree program), realize his abilities in public or professional activity and gradually obtain next rank of Ship’s Navigator of commanding staff of ocean-going and trade ship on the basis of the recognized term of service on a ship and
corresponding training and hold the position from captain's mate through shipmaster

Duration 04 Year Average Processing Time 7 Days
Tuition Fee (International) 12000 USD Application Fee 0 USD
Living Cost 12000 USD Additional Fee
Tuition Fee Break Up 3000 USD/ Year
Programme Level Bachelors/UG Degree
Course Type Full Time
Eligibility (For Domestic Fee)
Other Requirements

In accordance with the effective Law of Georgia, complete general education is a precondition for admission to the program. Enrollment is made on the basis of the Unified National Exams (ranking document) (A necessary condition in case of passing English as a compulsory subject in national exams is overcoming the 50% threshold). Except for the cases, provided for by the Law of Georgia On Higher Education (enrollment without Unified National Exams shall be made in special cases, specified in accordance with the rules, specified under the Law); additional requirement - command of English at minimum B2 level (Confirmation of knowledge of the language at the required level is carried out by means of internal examination in BNTU(Prerequisite is to cross the 65% threshold), or by submission of certifying document – document (diploma/certificate) certifying English-language education obtained abroad/in Georgia, relevant information containing supplement of diploma/certificate, etc. issued by foreign country/Georgian higher education institution, certificate, etc. issued by authorized organization/representation, international certificates (TOEFL (TOEFL PBT), TOEFL (TOEFL IBT), English language exams of British Council and Cambridge University (IELTS), English language exams of British Council and Cambridge University (Cambridge Exam), Cambridge University (Cambridge ESOL Examination) and/or other). Continuation of study by this Bachelor’s program (hereinafter referred to as the – Program) in accordance with the effective Law of Georgia is possible by mobility for BNTU and other higher educational institution students of the same higher education stage educational programmes (Compatibility of study outcomes already achieved by the students with this program shall be established in compliance with the regulations, relating to the recognition of education (credits), effective in BNTU in accordance with the Law of Georgia). 

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