The UK has an array of establishments that offer maritime careers for seagoing personnel and students who are interested in the maritime industry.

The maritime industry has many different professional options that are at sea or on land. A wide selection of course are available from law, finance, insurance, surveyor, engineering, brokerage and management. 

Some of these courses are online, part-time or residential, while most of them are full time. These establishments provide first class education, training, consultancy and research services to the international shipping, commercial yacht, offshore oil and gas, and renewable industries.

If you wish to pursue a career in shipping, please see the list and click on the names of the of colleges and universities below for more information.