Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
London & South East Branch

Eddystone Lighthouse, Plymouth

The Institute's academic year began on 1st August 2017.

To sit an exam with the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers during the 2017/18 academic year, you will need to register as a student. This can be done online at www.shipbrokers.org

ICS Syllabus

The ICS syllabus for its Professional Qualifying Examinations (PQE) is designed to examine students on a wide range of commercial shipping activity.


Group 1 - Compulsory Papers

These papers are compulsory because they represent the fundamental underpinnings of all activity within the commercial shipping industry. Shipping Business must be taken within your first year of study:

Group 2 - Optional Papers

Optional papers cover a wide range of practical shipping disciplines in considerable detail: