Nigerian Universities Offering Marine Engineering 2023

For all types of ships, boats, and offshore sites, marine engineers are responsible for the design, building, installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of the primary propulsion engines and auxiliary gear and systems.

List of Universities that offer Marine Engineering as a course

The following is the list of universities that offer Marine Engineering as a course:

  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden
  • Federal University Of Petroleum Resources, Effurun
  • Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island
  • Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Marine Engineering under the Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Technology in the above Universities include;

Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

O’Level Requirements

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Marine Engineering;

You require; Five SSCE credit passes to include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Language, and one Science subject.

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Marine Engineering, if you don’t intend to use UTME.

You require;

(i) ‘A’ level passes in Physics and Mathematics.
(ii) ND/HND (Upper credit) at appropriate levels.


(i) NDU accepts

a) at least three (3) ‘A’ level passes or equivalents in Physics, Mathematics/Further Mathematics and Chemistry and five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes including English         Language, Mathematics/Further Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Admission should be to 200 level of study in a five (5) year degree program.

b) ND/HND upper credit and above in the relevant programs from an approved Polytechnic or related institution. ND holders shall be admitted to the 200 level or study in a five (5) year degree program, while HND holders shall be admitted to the 300 level. In addition to the above, candidates must have five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes, including English Language, Mathematics/Further Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.


This very satisfying vocation provides a wide range of work opportunities in industries associated with our enormous oceans.

Global demand for marine engineers is consistently high. Foreign employment in marine engineering is also attractive. Either onshore or offshore employment is a choice for you.

We believe this article will benefit any students interested in studying marine engineering. Your academic success is still in RealMina’s best interests.

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