Schools in Nigeria that offer Marine Engineering

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Marine Engineering can be studied under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in the following Nigerian Institutions;
marine engineering

Marine engineering often refers to the engineering of boats, ships, oil rigs and any other marine vessel or structure, but also encompasses oceanographic engineering.

Universities that Offer Marine Engineering in Nigeria

1. Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST)
2. Niger Delta University (NDU)
3. Akwa Ibom State University (AKUTECH)
4.Federal University of Petroleum Resource (FUPRE)

JAMB Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements for Marine Engineering

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the four (4) JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Marine Engineering under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in the above institutions include;

» Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

O’level Requirements for Marine Engineering Admission in Nigerian Universities

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Marine Engineering;

You require;
Five SSCE credit passes to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language and one Science subject

Direct Entry Requirements or Marine Engineering Admission in Nigerian Universities

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Marine Engineering, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;
(i) ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics.
(ii) ND/HND (Upper credit) at appropriate levels.


(i) NDU – Same as in Agricultural and Environmental Engineering.

Other Schools in Nigeria that offer Marine Engineering in Nigeria

1. Certified Institute of Shipping of Nigeria

Trainning Experts in Shipping Managements and College Of Maritime Technologies (COMAT), CIS Main campus, Magbon bus stop, badagry Expresway Lagos.

2. Federal Colleges of fisheries and Marine Technology, Lagos

Nautical Science
2. Marine Engineering
3. Maritime Transport
4. Industrial and Labour Studies
5. Horticulture
6. Fisheries. Technology

B Higher National Diploma
1. Fisheries Technology
2. Maritime Transport

‎C Certificate Programs

1. Certificate in Safety Management
2. Certificate in Jetty Operation (Stevedoring and Off Operations)
3 ‎Certificate in Marine Safety (Survey, Inspection and Ships Operation)
4. Certificate in Environmental Protection (Marine Liquid and ‎shore Operations)
5. Certificate in Maritime Operation Management (Ships Port & Offshore Operations)
6. ‎Certificate in shipping operation (Commercial Vessels / Cargo Operations)
7. Certificate in Tank Farm Operation (Upstream & Downstream)
8. ‎Certificate in Aqua-culture Management
‎9. Certificate in Agricultural Extension Management
10. ‎Certificate in Marine Cargo Operations
‎11. Certificate in Oil Spill Management (Management, Recovery &. Remediation‎)



Their programmes include:

(i) Marine Engineering
(ii) Oil and Gas Engineering
(iii) Electrical/Electronics Engineering
(iv) Ship & Boat Building Engineering
(v) Mechanical Engineering
(vi) Civil Engineering (Water & Transportation option)
(vii) Computer Engineering


(i) Nautical Science & Seamanship
(ii) Science Laboratory Technology
(iii) Fisheries & Fisheries Technology
(iv) Oceanography
(v) Computer Science

(i) Industrial Safety & Environmental Technology
(ii) Estate Management
(iii) Survey & Geo-Informatics
(iv) Urban & Regional Planning

(i) Accounting
(ii) Marketing
(iii) Business Administration
(iv) Public Administration
(v) Maritime Transport & Business Management

4. Global Maritime Academy Nigeria { GMAN }

GMAN offers Educational Programme and Courses for both fulltime and part time students
List of Global Maritime Academy Nigeria courses with National Diploma include :
Shipping Management {full time / parttime Programme}
Security Management & Technology {full time / parttime Programme}
Marine Engineering Department {full time Programme only}
Maritime Transport {full time / parttime Programme}
They also offer Computer Studies as a National Vocational Certificate programme
Contact Address:
Global Maritime Academy Nigeria Main Campus,
Ogoni-Olomu, Ughelli South Local Government Area,
Delta State, Nigeria.

5. Marine Academy of Nigeria, Oron

The School of Maritime Studies (SMS) offers ND, HND and Post Graduate Studies in the broad spectrum of Maritime Transport operations in other to provide potential Managers that are able to meet the challenges of the Maritime world. They run:

  1. National Dipoma in Maritime Transport and Business Studies
  2. Higher National Diploma in Maritime Transport and Business Management
  3. Post Graduate Diploma in Shipping and Transport Management
  4. Post Graduate Diploma in Maritime Transport Technology

Contact Address: Maritime Academy of Nigeria
P.o Box 7050, Oron, Akwa Ibom State.
Tel: +01-2345 856 6755

6. Merchant Navy Maritime Academy { MNMA }

Merchant Navy Maritime Academy { MNMA } is a Private Maritime School in Nigeria which offers Maritime Education Program / Courses in 3 major depatments, Shipping Managemtent, Nautical Science and Marine Engineering
MNMA is located Iwopin, Ogun Water side, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.
Telephone: 08034284505, 08128295766
Nigeria Marine University, Okerenkoko, warri Delta State

7. Stars Maritime Academy {SMA} Lagos

Stars Maritime Academy (SMA) offers a wide range of courses tailored to meet the needs of the maritime industry. Our short courses in Shipping Practice, Cargo Handling/Management, Maritime Administration, Freight Forwarding, Import and Export practices meet the international standard.

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