School Of Graduate Studies

Undergraduate Programmes

Undergraduate Courses

 

a. B.Sc. NAUTICAL SCIENCE (A programme leading to a career as Ship Captain)

b. B.Sc. MARINE ENGINEERING (A programme leading to a career as Chief Engineer On-board Ships)

c. B.Sc. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (REGULAR/WEEK-END)

d. B.Sc. COMPUTER ENGINEERING (REGULAR/WEEK-END)

e. B.Sc. COMPUTER SCIENCE (REGULAR/WEEK-END)

f. B.Sc. ELECTRICAL/ ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (REGULAR/WEEKEND)

g. B.Sc. ACCOUNTING

h. B.Sc. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (REGULAR/WEEKEND)

i. B.Sc. PORT AND SHIPPING ADMINISTRATION (REGULAR/WEEKEND)

j. B.Sc. LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, RMU (REGULAR/WEEKEND) 

 

PROGRAM OUTLINE

B.Sc. NAUTICAL SCIENCE (A programme leading to a career as Ship Captain)

What is covered?

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

 

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.

 

B.Sc. MARINE ENGINEERING (A programme leading to a career as Chief Engineer On-board Ships)

What is covered?

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

 

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

 

 

B.Sc. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (REGULAR/WEEK-ENDS)

What is covered?

  • Environmental Studies;
  • Communication Skills;
  • Entrepreneurship and Development;
  • Engineering Economics
  • Thermodynamics;
  • Industrial Engineering; Manufacturing Technology
  • Maintenance and Work Services etc.

 

Benefits to you

  • You will be exposed to a comprehensive and liberal programme of mechanical engineering and training to match modern technological innovations in industry;
  • You will be prepared to assume higher responsibilities in industry;
  • You will be provided with high level training that will promote and improve your efficiency in the administrative, managerial and operational skills as an industrial personnel;
  • You will be equipped to promote consultancy and research into services that will support industries.
  • Gain an academic qualification providing opportunities for career progression and job satisfaction.

 

B.Sc. COMPUTER ENGINEERING (REGULAR/WEEK-END)

What is covered?

  • Information Technology;
  • Mathematics;
  • Digital Electronics;
  • Communication Engineering;
  • Advanced Computer Architecture;
  • Data Base Internet Management, etc.

 

Benefits to you

Find ready employment in the Banks, Civil Service, Utilities, Manufacturing Industries etc.

Gain an academic qualification providing opportunities for career progression and job satisfaction.

 

B.Sc. COMPUTER SCIENCE (REGULAR/WEEK-END)

What is covered?

  • Applied Electricity;
  • Communication Skills/Academic Writing Skills;
  • Mathematics;
  • Electronic Systems;
  • Systems Analysis and Design;
  • Programming Language;
  • Computer Communication Networks;
  • I.T. Project Management etc.

 

Benefits to you

  • You will have the ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline and know how to analyse a problem,, identify and define computing requirements appropriate to its solution;
  • You will be enabled to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or programme to meet desired needs and function effectively on teams for goal accomplishment;
  • You will gain an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities and communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences;

 

B.Sc. ELECTRICAL/ ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (REGULAR/WEEKEND)

What is covered?

  • Engineering Science;
  • Electronics;
  • Electrical Engineering;
  • Computer Studies; Telecommunications;
  • Seamanship;
  • Principles of Management; Law, etc.

 

Benefits to you

  • You will be eligible for employment as sea-going or shore-based officer and as an electrical engineer in reputable organizations worldwide that deal with hydro-electric power, broadcasting, aviation, and manufacturing, among others.
  • You will be equipped with knowledge of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to meet the challenges of time.
  • You will be prepared for a career in the maritime industry as electro-technical officer.
  • Gain an academic qualification providing opportunities for career progression and job satisfaction.

 

B.Sc. ACCOUNTING

What is covered?

  • Principles of Social Organization
  • Principles of Economics I
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Law I
  • Managerial Economics
  • Monetary and Financial Systems
  • Computerized Accounting, etc.

 

Benefits to you

 

  • Graduate will be equipped with knowledge, skills and disciplines to enable them work in any environment where accountancy profession is practised.
  • To equip the student with the fundamentals of such subjects as economics, law, taxation, quantitative techniques, finance and computerized information system which are considered essentials for the performance of the accountancy professional
  • Acquire the foundation for further professional or academic development in industry, commerce and academia.

 

B.Sc. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (REGULAR/WEEKEND)

What is covered?

  • Web design & internet technologies
  • Object oriented programming (principles)
  • Data structures & algorithms
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Data warehousing & mining etc.

 

Benefits to you

  • You will be able to use modern technology in problem solving and improve the activities of organization and institutions.
  • You will be prepared advanced studies in Information Technology and/or it’s related field.
  • You will be an expert in IT charged with the responsibility of selecting hardware and software products appropriate for an organization, integrating those products with organizational needs and infrastructure.
  • Work in project teams to develop and/or implement IT-based solutions.

 

B.Sc. PORT AND SHIPPING ADMINISTRATION (REGULAR/WEEKEND)

 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.

 

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.

 

B.Sc. LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, RMU (REGULAR/WEEKEND) 

What is covered?

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

 

Benefits to you:

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.

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS (for programmes ‘a’ to ‘f’)

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  • 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;

i.International Baccalaureate (IB) with a minimum note of 10/20 in each of the relevant subjects.

ii. 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.

iii. American Grades 12 with a Final Grade Point of at least 3.0.

iv. 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.

v. Level 2 of Professional Accounting bodies such as ICAG, ICMA, ACCA etc.

 

HND HOLDERS ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. HND holders in Engineering programmes for items (‘a’ to ‘f’) with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division from recognized Tertiary Institutions may be admitted to level 300.

 

  1. HND holders with Accounting or Banking and Finance for items (g) 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.

 

  1. HND holders in any field for item (‘h to ‘j’) with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division from recognized Tertiary Institutions may be admitted to level 300.

 

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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.

 

 

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:

 

  • BSc. Programmes:    GH¢160.00 or $50.00

 

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 f].

 [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 Wednesday, 30th September, 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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