This post contains what Marine Engineering is about, admission requirement to study Marine Engineering in Nigeria Universities, places one can work with a degree in Marine Engineering.


All JAMB and WAEC candidates who are interested in studying or having a career in Marine Engineering are hereby informed that JAMB and WAEC subject combination for Marine Engineering for 2019/2020 academic session has been released.

What is Marine Engineering about?

Marine Engineering deals with applying engineering sciences, including mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronic engineering, and computer science, to the development, design, operation and maintenance of watercraft propulsion and on-board systems and oceanographic technology. It includes but is not limited to power and propulsion plants, machinery, piping, automation and control systems for marine vehicles of any kind, such as surface ships and submarines

Places Where One can work with a Degree in Marine Engineering?

Various Career opportunities in Marine Engineering include;

  • Ocean Engineer
  • Naval Architect
  • Marine Engineer
  • Marine Technician
  • Pumpman
  • Harbor Master
  • Chief Engineer
  • Third Engineer
  • Fourth Engineer
  • Second Engineer
  • Marine Engineering Officers
  • Junior (Fifth) Engineer
  • Navy Weapon Engineering Officer

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JAMB UTME Subject Combination For Marine Engineering?

For you to be on a safe side it is better if you aim for a score of 180 – 200 and above in JAMB UTME because anything short of that may deny you of Admission/Post UTME. Of course, if you have a score below 180, you can consider College of Education or Polytechnic.

JAMB UTME subject combination (subject to write in jamb) for Marine Engineering are

  1. Use of English
  2. Mathematics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Physics

O level/WAEC Subject Combination For Marine Engineering?

The subjects needed to study Marine Engineering in WAEC must contain five (5) credit. This subject combination is also applicable to NECO AND GCE… The O level requirement that is the compulsory WAEC subject combination for Marine Engineering must include:

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Mathematics
  4. English Language
  5. Any other Science subject

List of Nigeria Universities Offering Marine Engineering.

Below contains various Universities in Nigeria that one can study Marine Engineering and they are as follows;

  1. Federal University Of Petroluem Resources (FUPRE)
  2. Niger Delta University (NDU)
  3. Akwa Ibom State University Of Science and Technology (AKUTECH)
  4. Rivers State University Of Science and Technology (RSUST)

Maritime schools/academies to study Marine Engineering in Nigeria

  1. Stars Maritime Academy (SMA) Lagos
  2. Merchant Navy Maritime Academy (NNMA)
  3. Marine Academy Of Nigeria, Oron
  4. Global Maritime Academy Nigeria (GMAN)
  5. Delta State School of Marine Technology, Burutu, Delta State, Nigeria
  6. Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology, Lagos
  7. Certified Institute of Shipping of Nigeria.

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