School Of Graduate Studies

Diploma Programmes

Post Graduate Courses

Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering


  • 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).


  • 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).            


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.

Diploma in Ports & Shipping Management


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  1. Applicants must be at least 25 years old, and would have to 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 Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by the University in (English Language, Mathematics and Aptitude Test).
  • Applicants intending to offer the Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme must have a science background.


NOTE: The Mature Entrance Examinations will be held on Friday, 10th August, 2018



All applicants for the 2018/2019 Academic Year admissions are required to use the Regional Maritime University [RMU] online application portal.  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


Diploma programmes:                             GH¢125.00 or $40.00

 Sale Centers

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

[ii]        All Branches of the Ghana Commercial Bank

[iii]       All Branches of Ecobank [foreign and local]

[iv]       All Regional and District Post Offices across Ghana

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

[c]        Access the online form by visiting the University’s online admissions portal at  soon after payment.

[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 transcriptscertificates 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 f].

[h]       Completed application forms and other documents should be addressed to:

 The Academic Registrar

Regional Maritime University

Post Office Box GP 1115

Accra – Ghana


[a]        Log onto the admission portal :

[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 transcriptscertificates and all other relevant documents.  These documents should be sent to the Academic Registrar.


The closing dates for submission of applications are 29th June, 2018 for Matured Applicants and 31st August, 2018 for Regular and Weekend applicants.  Candidates should note that no applications will be accepted after the deadline.  Mature Entrance Examinations would be held on Friday, 10th August, 2018

BSc. Marine Engineering

Engineering based maritime education and training that matches modern technologies and innovations in shipboard operations on merchant ships and in fishing vessels and allied industries.

Benefits to you

  • You will be equipped to aspire to Engineering or managerial positions onboard merchant ships or shore-based institutions;
  • Learn about the whole spectrum of engineering activity hands-on and be enabled to apply engineering principles in the solution of problems;
  • Gain adequate scientific and technological skills to cope with modern innovations in the maritime industry;
  • Gain an academic qualification providing opportunities for career progression and job satisfaction

What is covered?

  • Electrical, Mechanical and Naval Engineering;
  • Engineering Principles and Practices;
  • Principles of Management;
  • Law;
  • Workshop Technology,
  • Seamanship, etc.

Applicants will be required to attend a selection interview.

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Regional Maritime University
Nungua, P.O. GP 1115
Accra, Ghana

Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 4:00P.M.

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Why Study at RMU?

Founded in 1958, the Regional Maritime University is one of the oldest maritime universities in Africa and boasts a rich and proud history.

Our courses are developed in collaboration with industry and government bodies, placing our highly skilled graduates in high demand across the globe.

We are ISO certified and globally recognised as being a centre for excellence. Our specialist teaching, learning and research facilities are internationally acclaimed and are utilised by government bodies and maritime-related businesses world-wide. 

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