Undergraduate Program

Marine Engineering Department


The Marine Engineering Department offers Bachelor (degree) and Diploma programmes in Marine Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The Marine Engineering Department also runs upgrading courses for professional seafarers preparing for their Engineer Officer Certificates of Competency (COC) examinations conducted by the Ghana Maritime Authority. It provides engineering based maritime education and training that matches modern technologies and innovations in shipboard operations on merchant ships, fishing vessels and allied industries. 

Some objectives of the Marine Engineering Department aim at providing world-class education and training through the use of state-of-art facilities of the University to educate and instil professional, technical, critical-thinking and communication skills into students.

Programmes offered by the department are: 

Bachelor and Diploma programmes

  • B.Sc. Marine Engineering
  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
  • Diploma in Marine Engineering
  • B.Sc. Oceanography and Marine Technology – Undergoing accreditation
  • B.Sc. Naval Architecture (Small Craft or Ocean Engineering Options) – Undergoing accreditation


Postgraduate programmes 

  • MSc. Environmental Engineering
  • MSc. Bio-Processing Engineering
  • MSc. Subsea Engineering – Undergoing accreditation
  • MSc. Coastal Environmental Management – Undergoing accreditation

Vocational Programmes/Courses

  • Marine Engine Mechanic
  • Naval Architecture Applications
  • Ship Construction for Carpenters
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Welding and Fabrication levels I, II & III
  • Piping and Instrumentation Diagram (PI&D)
  • MaxSURF
  • AutoCAD Levels I, II & III


The Marine Engineering Department is accredited with the world class facilities such as classrooms, offices, laboratories, workshops, and other essential resources available to conduct all workshop practices. Below are pictures of some of the facilities and laboratories.


The Mechanical/ Welding and Fabrication Workshop trains students in metal arc welding (MAW). At the centre, knowledge in applied basic metallurgy, introduction to blueprint reading and sketching, measurements and acquisition of welding skills in the flat, horizontal and vertical positions are taught and practised. 

Students from the Marine Engineering Department (pursuing any of the programmes of the Department) are equipped to aspire to Engineering or managerial positions on board merchant ships or shore-based institutions. Students from the Department learn about the whole spectrum of engineering practices and are enabled to apply engineering principles in the solution of problems. 


The Department aspires to produce world-class graduates to occupy administrative, managerial and operational positions. By choosing to study Marine Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, you will be prepared for a lifelong career in engineering, leadership and service. You will be equipped to undertake research and innovation in line with current trends in the Maritime Transport Industry. 

Slogan: #AMMES, dream to achieve.




Information Source: Marketing Unit, RMU. 

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

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Graduates from the Department are in top managerial /supervisory positions all over the world.

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