Office of the Registrar
Fisheries and Marine Institute (2010/2011)
5 Degree Program Regulations
5.1 Bachelor of Maritime Studies
  • Students must complete 39 credit hours in addition to the work which was required under their category of admission.

  • The required and elective courses are listed in Table 1 Bachelor of Maritime Studies - Course Requirements For All Students. These courses may have prerequisites which have to be met.

  • Students admitted to the program in certain categories may have to complete additional requirements. These are listed in Table 2 Bachelor of Maritime Studies - Additional Requirements Based on Category of Admission.

  • When transfer credit has been granted for a course(s) taken to satisfy the requirements for admission students must take an additional elective University course(s).

  • To meet the academic requirements for a Bachelor of Maritime Studies a candidate shall successfully complete the following program with a minimum overall average of 60% and a minimum numeric grade of 50% in each course required for the degree.

  • Students must take 39 credit hours with 21 credit hours from the required courses and 18 credit hours from the electives.

  • At least one elective must be chosen from each of the groups A and B.

Table 1 Bachelor of Maritime Studies - Course Requirements for All Students

Required Courses

Group A Electives

Group B Electives

  • Business 1000
  • Business 3310
  • 3 credit hours in English at the 1000 level
  • MSTM 4001
  • MSTM 4004
  • MSTM 4060 or an additional 3 credit hours in English at the 1000 level
  • MSTM 4100
  • MSTM 4200
Table 2 Bachelor of Maritime Studies - Additional Requirements Based on Category of Admission

Category of Admission

Additional Requirements

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

No additional requirements.

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

No additional requirements, with the possible exception of course prerequisites.

C: Students 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.

May have to complete additional requirements.

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

No additional requirements, with the possible exception of course prerequisites.

E: Students holding a Transport Canada Certificate of Competency at the Master, Intermediate Voyage level or equivalent.

Either:

  • Transport Canada - Ship management 093 (Master Mariner) or

  • Both of: Marine Institute Business and Organizational Management 3114 and Marine Institute Business and Organizational Management 3204. The prerequisite(s) for Business and Organizational Management 3204 will be waived.

F: Students holding a Transport Canada Certificate of Competency at the Engineering Second Class level or equivalent.

Transport Canada - Applied Mechanics (1st Class)

Transport Canada - Thermodynamics (1st Class)

Transport Canada - Electrotechnology (1st Class)

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

May have to complete additional requirements.