Office of the Registrar
Fisheries and Marine Institute (2015/2016)
5.2 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 who have Canadian Forces (Naval Operations) training 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.