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Fisheries and Marine Institute (2007/2008)
2 Description of Degree Programs

Students must meet all regulations of the Fisheries and Marine Institute in addition to those stated in the University's general regulations. For information concerning fees and charges, admission/readmission to the University, and general academic regulations (undergraduate), refer to UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS.

For information about non-degree programs and upgrading opportunities, refer to the Marine Institute's website www.mi.mun.ca.

2.1 General Degrees

The Marine Institute offers two undergraduate degrees. For specific details on each degree refer to the appropriate Degree Program Regulations. The courses in the programs are available on campus and by distance delivery.

2.1.1 Bachelor of Maritime Studies

The Bachelor of Maritime Studies program prepares graduates for career advancement in the maritime and related industries. It is designed for students who have graduated from accredited, or Transport Canada approved, diploma of technology programs in the marine fields. The program is also available to professional mariners and certain Canadian Forces (Naval Operations) personnel. Courses in the program provide the student with an introduction to human resource and business management concepts, and the social contexts in which their careers will be based. The program consists of 39 credit hours in addition to work completed in a diploma program and can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis.

2.1.2 Bachelor of Technology

The Bachelor of Technology program prepares graduates for career advancement in health science technology or engineering/applied science technology industries. It is designed for students who have graduated from an accredited diploma of technology program that is applicable to one of two optional areas. Courses in the program provide the student with an introduction to human resource and business management concepts, and the social contexts in which their careers will be based. The program consists of 39 credit hours in addition to work completed in a diploma program and can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis.

The optional areas are:

  • Engineering and Applied Science Technology Option, which is normally chosen by students who have an engineering/applied science technology diploma.

  • Health Sciences Technology Option, which is normally chosen by students who have a health sciences technology diploma.