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Merchant Marine Course Details

NMCI offers degree courses in Nautical Science, Marine Engineering and Marine Electrotechnology which will suit both school leavers and those with experience of working aboard merchant ships or fishing vessels.

Applications for all degree programmes are made via the CAO.

Professional seafarers seeking further training are also catered for with short courses and preparatory courses for the Certificates of Competency.

  • Degree Courses
    Life at sea has always appealed to those who want to combine travel with a challenging career offering exciting rewards.
  • Professional Courses
    Courses for professional seafarers are offered at NMCI. Courses include; Officer of the Watch (Deck), Chief Mate/Master, Second Engineer Officer and Chief Engineer Officer.


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Please note that the programmes described on the website may be subject to modifications to ensure continued compliance with the Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for seafarers, STCW 95 as defined by the International Maritime Organization.