Office of the Registrar
Fisheries and Marine Institute (2009/2010)
4.2 Admission Requirements for Applicants to the Bachelor of Maritime Studies Program
  1. An applicant must submit a form for admission/readmission to the University. This application must include all required documentation including proof of the diploma or certificate required for admission in a specific category.

  2. Categories for admission to the Bachelor of Maritime Studies

    Applicants must meet the general admission/readmission requirements of the University and be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Maritime Studies program in one of the following categories:

    • Category A: applicants holding a diploma from the Marine Institute in nautical science, marine engineering technology, naval architecture technology or marine engineering systems design technology,

    • Category B: applicants holding a Canadian Technology Accreditation Board accredited, or Transport Canada approved, diploma in marine engineering technology or nautical science,

    • Category C: applicants holding a Canadian or non-Canadian diploma similar to an accredited or Transport Canada approved Marine Institute diploma in nautical science, marine engineering technology, naval architecture technology or marine engineering systems design technology,

    • Category D: applicants holding a Transport Canada Certificate of Competency at the Master Mariner, Fishing Master First Class or Engineering First Class level or equivalent,

    • Category E: applicants holding a Transport Canada Certificate of Competency at the Master, Intermediate Voyage level or equivalent,

    • Category F: applicants holding a Transport Canada Certificate of Competency at the Engineering Second Class level or equivalent,

    • Category G: applicants who have Canadian Forces (Naval Operations) training of a type and at a level acceptable to the Admissions Committee.

  3. Applications to the program will be considered by the appropriate admissions committee(s).

  4. In accordance with the UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Residence Requirements - Second Degree, students completing the Bachelor of Maritime Studies program, as a second degree, must complete a minimum of an additional 9 credit hours beyond a first degree and the work completed as required for admission to this degree.