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National Diploma (ND) in Marine Engineering

Short-cycle tertiary education (ISCED 2011 level 5)


Cost Local fees (year 1): 100,002 NGN. Local fees (year 2): 60,640 NGN. International fees (year 1): 140,002 NGN. International Fees (year 2): 100,640 NGN.

The philosophy is to train competent Marine Engineers officers in line with international best practices. The programme combines theoretical, analytical and laboratory work so that the graduates will fit into shore and off-shore Maritime Engineering work. A large part of the programme is built around IMO models which combine Merchant – Navy Training and other safety Mandatory training so that on graduation, the graduates can work under pressure and difficult conditions obtainable at sea. School of Marine Engineering offers ND and HND programmes in MARINE ENGINEERING.


Candidate must sit for Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)/Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Choose the Academy as 1st Choice and score above the cut off mark stipulated by the Academy before they can be considered for Admission.

JAMB Subjects Combination
- English Language
- Mathematics
- Physics
- Chemistry

Screening/Aptitude Test:
Candidates are subjected to Screening Exercise/Aptitude Test as may from time to time be decided by the Management/Regulatory Authority. Candidates must pass Medical Test and Physical Fitness before he/she can be considered for admission.

O Level
Five (5) credit passes at O/Level (WASC, GCE, NECO, NABTEB, etc.) including
- English Language
- Mathematics
- Physics
- Chemistry
and any other relevant science subject in not more than two (2) sittings.

Age Limit
Candidate should not be more than 21 years old at the time of admission and shall be single and remain single throughout the duration of the programme.

ISCED Categories

Naval engineering