Marine Engineering Systems Design

Marine Engineering Systems Design - Diploma of Technology
Skills and Interests

You’re a versatile problem solver, using math and science to develop effective engineering design solutions for marine and land-based industries.

Work Environment

Worldwide opportunities for office-based design work and on-site consultation.

Program Location:

Marine Institute Campus, Ridge Road (St. John's)

Program Length:

Three years


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Practical Experience:

Three technical sessions

Application Deadline:

Fall Admission:  April 15. Applications received after this date will be assessed as resources and space allow.

Program Description

Marine Engineering Systems Design (MESD) is a three-year technology program and a versatile, all-encompassing technical program that provides students with the mechanical design skills necessary to excel in both marine and land based industries.

The marine engineering technology graduates learn hoe to design numerous systems and how many mechanical components operate, integrating fundamentals of math, physics, fluid dynamics and ship building.

Program Structure

The program consists of six (6) 13 week academic terms and three (3) 5 week technical terms.


Adherence to our Application and Admission Regulations either upon high school graduation (following a period of employment subsequent to graduation), or by transfer from another post-secondary institution.

What Alumni Say

"At the Marine Institute, I was able to achieve a high-quality education that is recognized worldwide."

-Alicia Nash
MI Graduate