Length of Study:
1 yr beyond diploma
Marine Institute campus, Ridge Road or on-line delivery
June 15 (Fall)
October 15 (Winter)
March 15 (Spring)
We can help you do it! The Bachelor of Maritime Studies is a unique professional degree that will provide you with an exposure to the business, marine and technology management concepts necessary to advance your career. You’ll examine the impact of human resources, economics, marketing and quality management on today’s marine industry. You can complete the entire degree on the web.
This degree consists of 39 credit hours, including a professional project and report. It can be completed on a full or part-time basis and is available on-campus and through internet-based distance delivery. Full-time students can complete the program in one academic year. Our visual tool can help you understand how to choose your required courses and electives to ensure you obtain 39 credit hours to complete your program.
To enter this program, you must have graduated from an accredited or Transport Canada approved diploma of technology program in the marine field. Note: Current Transport Canada approved diploma students can also enter this program by registering for Pre-BMS.
It is also available to deck, engineering officers, with appropriate professional certification, Fishing Masters Class I, as well as to Canadian Forces (Naval Operations) personnel. International applicants holding appropriate credentials may also be admitted to the program. To apply, you must submit an application and supporting documentation to Memorial University.
While at MI, I became knowledgeable about the marine industry and gained the experience that I required. The marine industry is growing and there are many opportunities for young people. MI is constantly changing and improving to ensure that students are able to compete internationally.