Office of the Registrar
Fisheries and Marine Institute (2019/2020)
5.3 Admission Requirements for Applicants to the Bachelor of Technology Program
  1. The application for admission or readmission is submitted online; current and returning Marine Institute applicants should apply using the Admissions menu within Memorial Self-Service at Applicants who are new to the Marine Institute should follow the application instructions at 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 Technology Program

    Applicants must meet the regular admission requirements of the University and be eligible for admission in one of the following categories:

    • Category A: applicants holding a diploma of technology, excluding nautical science, from the Marine Institute,

    • Category B: applicants holding a diploma of technology accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB) or Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC), or the Canadian Medical Association (CMA),

    • Category C: applicants holding a diploma of technology comparable to a Marine Institute diploma of technology,

    • Category D: applicants holding a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) designation or a Professional Technologist (PTech) designation along with a diploma of technology acceptable to the Admissions Committee,

    • Category E: applicants who have Canadian Forces training acceptable to the Admissions Committee,

    • Category F: applicants who hold a diploma of technology from an institution with which the Marine Institute has an articulation agreement.

  3. Upon acceptance into the program, students will be admitted to one of the two majors: the Major in Engineering and Applied Science Technology or the Major in Health Sciences Technology. Students may be permitted to change their major with the approval of the Marine Institute Committee on Undergraduate Studies.

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

  5. In accordance with the UNIVERSITY REGULATIONS - Residence Requirements - Second Degree, students completing the Bachelor of Technology program, as a second degree, must complete all required courses in their major area of study within the Bachelor of Technology program.