Office of the Registrar
Fisheries and Marine Institute (2019/2020)
5.2 Admission Requirements for Applicants to the Bachelor of Maritime Studies 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 www5.mun.ca/admit/twbkwbis.P_WWWLogin. Applicants who are new to the Marine Institute should follow the application instructions at www.mun.ca/undergrad/apply. 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, Major in Maritime Management

    Applicants must meet the general admission/readmission requirements of the University and be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Maritime Studies, Major in Maritime Management 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. Categories for admission to the Bachelor of Maritime Studies, Major in Safety Management

    Applicants must meet the regular admission requirements of the University and be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Maritime Studies - Major in Safety Management 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, marine engineering systems design technology, marine environmental technology, or food technology

    • Category B: applicants holding a diploma of technology in engineering/applied science technology accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB), or Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC);

    • Category C: applicants holding a diploma of technology comparable to a Marine Institute or College of the North Atlantic three-year accredited diploma;

    • Category D: applicants who have Canadian Forces training acceptable to the Admissions Committee;

    • Category E: applicants who hold a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation.

  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 Maritime Studies program, as a second degree, must complete all required courses in their major area of study within the Bachelor of Maritime Studies program.