Regional Maritime University RMU Faculties


Regional Maritime University RMU Faculties

Faculty Of Engineering and Applied Sciences


The ICT industry is emerging as one of the largest global industries with the potential to absorb large numbers of suitably qualified people in the West African sub-region. The course equips graduates with the requisite hardware and software skills to enable them design, commission and manage complex ICT projects in office and industrial automation.

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.

What is covered?

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


Competency based course to equip graduates to man fully automated and unmanned machinery spaces, electrical/electronic systems on board modern ships and on-shore. Theories and supported with dynamic demonstrations in ICT technologies.

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.

What is covered?

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


Engineering based maritime education and training that matches modern technologies and innovations in shipboard operations on merchant ships and in fishing vessels and allied industries.

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

What is covered?

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


Faculties Of International Business And Humanities

Faculty Of Maritime Studies


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.


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.


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.

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