School Courses And Requirements

Nigerian Maritime University Courses And Admission Requirements

The Nigerian Maritime University (NMU) located at Okerenkoko with its takeoff campus at Kurutie Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State is established and owned by the Federal Government of Nigeria, and has been granted approval by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to commence undergraduate degree programmes effective from the 2017/2018 academic session.

NUC has officially approved that National Maritime University Okerenkoko, Delta State to commence undergraduate academic activities in Transport, Engineering and Environmental Management faculties.

Nigerian Maritime University Courses and Admission Requirements

Officially Nigerian Maritime University offers 13 courses for now and the courses include:

The Faculty of Transport

This faculty has four departments that include

  • Nautical Science
  • Transport Logistics Management
  • Marine Economics and Finance
  • Port Management

B.Sc. Nautical Science

Five credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry  Biology and Geography

JAMB Subject Combination: English Language,  and three of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology

B.Sc. Transport logistics Management, B.Sc. Marine Economics and Finance, and B.Sc. Port Management

Five credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and one other social science subject

JAMB Subject: English Language, Mathematics, Economics and one other social science subject

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The Faculty of Engineering

It has five departments which include:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Petroleum and Gas Engineering

Five credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Physics Chemistry and Biology

JAMB subject: English Language, Mathematics and any two of Physics, Chemistry and Biology

The Faculty of Environmental Management

It has four departments which include:

  • Environmental Management and Pollution
  • Meteorology and Climate Change
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Marine Geology

B.Sc. Environmental Management and Pollution Control, B.Sc. Meteorology and Climate Change

Five credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two other social science subjects or one social science subject and any other subject

JAMB subject: English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other social science subject

B.Sc. Fisheries and Aquaculture, B.Sc Marine Geology

Five credits at SSCE (or its equivalent) in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology/Agricultural Science and Physics/Economics/Geography

JAMB Subject: English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and Mathematics/Physics

Nigerian Maritime University School Fees

Fresh students: School fee is N51,500, accomodation (N90,000), hostel maintenance (N20,000)

Returning students: School fee is N40,500, accomodation (N90,000), hostel maintenance (N20,000)

For more information, kindly visit the Nigerian Maritime University website:

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  1. One had a mistake of apply for civil engineering instead of marin in his UTME so what will the person do to correct such mistakes

    1. Currently, my daughter is a nautical science student of federal school of fisheries marine and oceanography Victoria island Lagos. Can she apply for direct entry to study nautical science at national maritime University?

  2. I have a lot if questions to ask,dearest sir or ma kindly answer anyone you can .
    1.I didn’t choose d school in Jamb,I really want to apply for change of institution tho,is there assurance I’ll be given admission ?due to d fact dat I didn’t choose it in jamb.
    2.what’s the cut off mark…I really want to know before obtaining change of institution form
    3.about the hostel ,they wrote 20k and a guy told me it’s 30 ,pls how true is it?

    thanks in anticipation

      1. Good morning sir please can I use a diploma certificate to get direct entry into the maritime university and if can please what is the GPA I need

  3. Please sirvIn my jamb subjects mathematics was not indicated during registration due to some mistake but my jamb real score is 193…

    My course is.. Environmental management and pollution control.

    jamb subject combination that i suppose to sit for is…
    English, maths,economic and one social science subject..
    But The jamb subjects that i wrote was.. English, economic,commerce, biology.
    So mathematics was excluded… due to some mistake..

    I have 8 credits in my o’level result including Maths,English, economic an the res…
    Is there any hope for me in getting admission

    1. Muhammed, It will be good for you to contact the admission officer of the school directly.

  4. Sir please I am applying for oil and gas
    Engenering but mathematics was excluded from my jamb course combination due to some mistakes and the subjects there are physics, chemistry, biology and English, please sir I want to know if they is still any hope of me having that course. I got 8 credits in my ssce result. Yeah including mathematics, physics, chemistry biology, English, geography, civic, and economics so sir please I don’t no if I can still sturdy that course with this jamb subject combinations.

  5. Pls i want to do a change of institute and put nigeria maritime university is it possible since i didnt register it in jamb

  6. I’d love to study in this same NMU but my questions are;
    1) I’ve spent good 7yrs at home, will I still be accepted ?
    2) Is Economics offered in this school ? b/c I found out that Marine Economics and Finance is for science students only because of (Chemistry, Physics etc)

  7. Please sir, I need information on the Post UTME form. I’ve been trying the university’s website for months now. There’s nothing new there. I don’t want to have to enter next year. Leave a reply, please.

  8. Good day Sir, I am Ibrahim Abdulsemiu Olarewaju from Kwara State. I have aggregate score of 206 in my UTME subjects, Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry & Physics. I equally have 8 credits in my SSCE results including Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Biology, Civic Education & Animal Husbandry. My course of study is Electrical Engineering and NMU wasn;t my first choice University. I wish to know my chance of getting admission before embarking on change of institution.

  9. Sir I have deficiency in maths in my SSCE, but got credits in physics, chemistry, economics, geography, Biology, can the school accepts that O level result for admission in Marine eco and finance?

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