ADMISSION TO UNDERGRADUATE AND DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES FOR 2020/ 2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following programmes for the 2020/ 2021 Academic Year commencing SEPTEMBER, 2020.

 A.         UNDERGRADUATE 4-YEAR B.Sc. PROGRAMMES

  1. B.Sc. NAUTICAL SCIENCE (A programme leading to a career as Ship Captain)
  2. B.Sc. MARINE ENGINEERING (A programme leading to a career as Chief Engineer On-board Ships)
  3. B.Sc. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (REGULAR/WEEK-END)
  4. B.Sc. COMPUTER ENGINEERING (REGULAR/WEEK-END)
  5. B.Sc. COMPUTER SCIENCE (REGULAR/WEEK-END)
  6. B.Sc. ELECTRICAL/ ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (REGULAR/WEEKEND)
  7. B.Sc. ACCOUNTING
  8. B.Sc. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (REGULAR/WEEKEND)
  9. B.Sc. PORT AND SHIPPING ADMINISTRATION (REGULAR/WEEKEND)
  10. B.Sc. LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, RMU (REGUALR/WEEKEND)

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS (for programmes ‘1’ to ‘10’)

  • WASSCE/SSSCE/GBCE/NECO holders: Applicants must have credits (A1-C6/ A-D) in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English, Mathematics and Integrated Science /Social Studies plus credits (A1-C6/A-D) in three elective Subjects, which must include Physics and Elective Mathematics), with an aggregate score of not less than 36 on the WASSCE scale or not less than 24 on the SSSCE/NECO Scales or better.  

Or

  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Holders: Applicants must have credits in at least five (5) G.C.E ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics, plus at least three (3) Advanced Level passes in relevant subjects one of which must be Mathematics.

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS (for programmes ‘7’ to ‘j’),

  • WASSCE/SSSCE/GBCE/NECO holders: Applicants must have credits (A1-C6/ A-D) in the following Three (3) Core Subjects: English, Mathematics and Integrated Science /Social Studies plus credits (A1-C6/A-D) in three elective Subjects in General Arts, Home Economics, Visual Arts, Business or General Science with an aggregate score of not less than 36 on the WASSCE scale or not less than 24 on the SSSCE/NECO Scales or better. 

Or

  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Holders: Applicants must have credits in at least five (5) G.C.E ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics, plus at least three (3) Advanced Level passes in relevant subjects.

Or

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:  Other qualifications including;

  1.  International Baccalaureate (IB) with a minimum note of 10/20 in each of the relevant subjects.
  2. Combined IGCSE and Cambridge– GCE ‘A’ and ‘O’ levels holders must have three relevant subjects at the Cambridge ‘A’ Levels, in addition to at least five (5) passes including English and Mathematics at the Cambridge ‘O’ Level.
  3.  American Grades 12 with a Final Grade Point of at least 3.0.
  4. City & Guilds Technician Part 3 and Advanced Technician Diploma, etc. in relevant subjects which are equivalent to the SSSCE/WASSCE or the GCE will be considered.
  5. Level 2 of Professional Accounting bodies such as ICAG, ICMA, ACCA etc. 

HND HOLDERS ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. HND holders in Engineering programmes for items (‘1’ to ‘6’) with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division from recognized Tertiary Institutions may be admitted to level 300.
  • HND holders with Accounting or Banking and Finance for items (7) with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division from recognized Tertiary Institutions may be admitted to level 300 and HND in other programmes will be admitted into level 200.
  • HND holders in any field for item (‘8′ to ‘10’) with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division from recognized Tertiary Institutions may be admitted to level 300. Applicants must have at least two (2) years post-qualification working experience for items (‘8’ to ‘10’)

PLEASE NOTE;
(a) B.Sc. LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT) with a year abroad.

The above programme is jointly run by the Regional Maritime University (RMU) and Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) China. The first, second years and fourth years will be at the Regional Maritime University, Ghana while the third year will be in Shanghai Maritime University (SMU), China.

HOWEVER, TRAVELLING TO SMU IS NOT AUTOMATIC. IT IS SUBJECT TO OBTAINING CHINESE ENTRY VISA.

  • The cut-off grade is aggregate 12.
  • Interested candidates must have the financial capacity to pay for a return ticket to China and also their upkeep whilst in China.
  • Applicants must not be more than 30 years at the commencement of the programme

(b) B.Sc. LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT (REGULAR/WEEKEND) without a year abroad

Applicants will pursue entire programme [i.e. year 1 to 4] at RMU, Ghana.

B. 2-YEAR DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES (SCIENCE / TECHNICAL STUDENTS)

  1. DIPLOMA IN MARINE ENGINEERING
  2. DIPLOMA IN NAUTICAL SCIENCE
  3. DIPLOMA IN ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

WASSCE/SSSCE/NECO holders: Applicants must have six [6] passes (A1-D7/A-D) in all subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and a minimum of C6 in three (3) passes in relevant subjects (e.g. Elective Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Applied Electricity, Geography etc).

Or

  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Holders: Applicant must have credits in at least five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus at least two (2) Advanced Level passes in relevant subjects.  (e.g. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Metal Work, Applied Electricity etc).            

Or

Other Qualifications including;

  1. International Baccalaureate (IB) with a minimum note of 10/20 in each of the relevant subjects,
  2. American Grades 12 with a Final Grade Point of at least 3.0.
  3. Combined IGCSE and Cambridge- GCE (Cambridge) – ‘A’ and ‘O’ levels must have two relevant subjects at the Cambridge ‘A’ Levels and in addition must have five (5) passes including English and Mathematics at the Cambridge ‘O’ Level.
  4. City and Guilds Technician Part II and Advanced Technician Diploma, etc. in relevant subjects which are equivalent to the SSSCE/WASSCE/NECO or the GCE will be considered.

Target Group:  Diploma in Marine Engineering and Nautical Science programmes are ideal for those interested in developing Professional Careers in the Merchant Marine and Oil & Gas Industry.

NOTE:  

i. All candidates must satisfy specific Departmental requirements in addition to the general requirements.

ii. Final Admission onto all programmes is based on successful completion of physical and medical examinations at the Regional Maritime University Sick Bay.

NOTE: i. Candidates for these programmes must equally meet the conditions for Cadetship training.

              ii. Candidates for these programmes have very bright opportunities for ready employment as Cadets on board ships of very renowned companies. These companies also offer full employment as “Officers” on board their vessels after acquisition of Certificate of Competency.

   C. 2-YEAR DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES (BUSINESS/ SCIENCE/ GENERAL ARTS/ TECHNICAL STUDENTS AND OTHERS)

  1. DIPLOMA IN PORT & SHIPPING MANAGEMENT (REGULAR/WEEKEND)
  2. DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (REGULAR/WEEKEND)

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • WASSCE/SSSCE/NECO holders: Applicants must have six [6] passes (A1-D7/A-D) in all subjects, including English Language and Mathematics and a minimum of C6 in three (3) passes in any elective subjects.

Or

  • G.C.E. ‘O’ Level Credit in five [5] subjects (including Mathematics & English Language), plus G.C.E. ‘A’ Level passes in any two (2) subjects.

Or

  • GBCE Candidates: credit passes (A-D) in five (5) subjects comprising three (3) core subjects including English Language and Mathematics plus two (2) relevant elective subjects.

D. MATURE STUDENTS’ ENTRY ROUTE (ALL PROGRAMMES)

  1. Applicants must be at least 25 years old, and show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth, which is at least 5 years old at the time of application. 
  2. Applicant must also pass the Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by the University in (English Language, Mathematics and Aptitude Test).
  3. Applicants intending to offer any of the programmes listed above must have a science background.

NOTE: Date for submission of application for matured candidates is Friday, 31st July, 2020

SPECIAL FEE DISCOUNT WILL BE OFFERED TO APPLICANTS FOR B.SC. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, COMPUTER ENGINEERING, AND COMPUTER SCIENCE PROGRMMES

E.  VOCATIONAL PROGRAMMES

  1. MARINE ENGINE MECHANIC –  DURATION:  ONE (1) SEMESTER
  2. PRE-SEA VOCATIONAL TRAINING    -DURATION THREE (3) WEEKS

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT:      

Applicant must have at least the Basic Education Certificate Examination;   

OR

Applicant must have the ability to read and write

HOW TO APPLY

 [I]       DOMESTIC APPLICANTS

All applicants for the 2020/2021 Academic Year admissions are required to use the Regional Maritime University [RMU] online (E- VOUCHER SERVICE) application procedure.  The procedure for the online application process is as follows:

 [a]  Make appropriate payment as indicated below at the various sales centers for the RMU

E-Voucher:

  • B.Sc. Programmes:  GH¢160.00 or $50.00
  • Diploma / Vocational programmes: GH¢130.00 or $40.00

Sale Centers

[i]         Regional Maritime University, Nungua – Accra, Cash Office

[ii]        All Branches of the Ghana Commercial Bank

DOMESTIC APPLICANTS

[a]        The E-Voucher contains the Pin and Serial Number required in beginning the online form.

[b]        Access the online form by visiting the University’s online admissions portal www.rmu.edu.gh soon after payment.

[c]        In beginning the online application, students must click “APPLY” to start. Applicants are required to upload their passport size photographs.

[d]        A completed form is not considered until it is SUBMITTED.

[e]        Applicants are advised to check thoroughly all details entered before finally submitting their online applications. A form, once submitted, can be viewed, but cannot be edited.

[f]       Applicants must print out application summary; attach transcripts, certificates and all other relevant documents.  These documents should be forwarded to the Academic Registrar.

[g]        Candidates are strongly advised to visit Courier Companies in their Countries for assistance towards the return of the application documents [see g].

 [h]       The application documents as specified in [g] above should be addressed to:

The Academic Registrar

Regional Maritime University

Post Office Box GP 1115

Accra – Ghana

[II]    INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS 

[a]        Log onto the admission portal : www.rmu.edu.gh

[b]        Click on International Applications and follow the instructions displayed on the page for the completion of the form.

[c]        Applicants must print out application summary, attach transcripts, certificates and all other relevant documents.  These documents should be sent to the Academic Registrar

CLOSING DATE:
The closing date for submission of applications is Friday, 28th August, 2020. Candidates should note that, no application will be accepted after the deadline.

For further information, please contact:                                                                            

Telephone Numbers          : +233 302  712343 / 712775 / 719390 / 714070

Fax Numbers                     : +233 302 714070 / 712047

E-mail Address                   : admission@rmu.edu.gh , marketing@rmu.edu.gh  
RMU WhatsApp line       : +233 20 500 33 66

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UNIVERSITY REGISTRAR

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