School Of Graduate Studies

Faculty of Maritime Studies

Undergraduate Courses

BSc. Logistics Management

The programme is run in collaboration with Shanghai Maritime University [SMU], China.

Global trends in industrial production, trade and transport has created the need for specialist training of manpower to fill important gaps that have emerged in logistics and supply chains e.g. warehousing/distribution, shipping and indeed total transport management documentation and etc.

The general objective is to educate and train supervisory/ middle level managers/operatives to handle the various activities in both domestic and international supply chains.

What is covered?

  • Transport Economics;
  • Transport Insurance;
  • Logistics System Planning & Design;
  • Storage and Distribution Management;
  • Logistics System Simulation;
  • Warehouse Practice and Research Methods.

Duration of Degree Programmes

The duration of the Degree Programmes is four (4) years or eight (8) semesters.

However, B.A Logistics students will have their Level 300 in SMU, China and full cost to be borne by students.

BSc. Nautical Science

Training in Nautical Science equips graduates with professional expertise to manage transport systems both on board and ashore. The international demand for highly-qualified nautical science graduates is significant.

Benefits to you

  • Your employment potential will be broadened as you will be equipped to take up Deck Officer positions on international merchant navy ships, or officer positions in government ministries and agencies related to Marine Transport;
  • You will be armed with adequate science and technology skills to enable you cope with the rapid advances, challenges of the maritime industry in the sub-region and internationally;
  • You will be prepared to assume higher responsibilities on merchant ships and fishing vessels;
  • You will be offered the opportunity to have a broad-based preparation for a career in the shipping industry associated with maritime service both at sea and ashore;
  • Gain an academic qualification providing opportunities for career progression and job satisfaction.

What is covered?

  • Navigation
  • Naval Architecture
  • Nautical Astronomy;
  • Meteorology;
  • Seamanship;
  • Economics; Ship Business
  • Computer Studies; Law etc.

BSc. Ports & Shipping Administration

The programme offers comprehensive and liberal maritime education and training for entry into the world of commercial shipping and ancillary businesses. It provides a high level training that will promote and enhance efficiency in the administrative, managerial and operational skills of shore-based maritime personnel.

Benefits to you

  • You will be equipped to take up supervisory and middle level management positions in shipping agencies, maritime and transport related ministries, export and import industries, etc.
  • You will be provided with skills to match current trends and challenges in administration and management practices in maritime business;
  • You will be equipped with specialist as well as general business procedures of day to day operations of ports, shipping and related business.
  • Gain an academic qualification providing opportunities for career progression and job satisfaction.

What is covered?

  • Port Management;
  • Ship Management;
  • Principles of Management;
  • Economics
  • Maritime Safety and Environmental Protection;
  • Maritime Law/Insurance/Labour Relations;
  • Human Resource Management; Marketing Management, etc.

Applicants will be required to attend a selection interview.

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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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