Academic Programmes

Global Maritime Academy runs two categories of programmes that leads to the award of National Diploma (ND) as listed below:

Full Time Regular Programme

The Full Time Regular Programme runs in the following departments:

  1. Shipping Management.
  2. Security Management & Technology.
  3. Marine Engineering Department.
  4. Maritime Transport.
  5. Welding and Fabrication Technology.
  6. Nautical Science – learn more…..

The full time morning programme is a two (2) years programme. Lectures starts from 8am – 4pm, Monday through Friday, throughout the four (4) semester period of the programme.

Part Time Programme

The Part Time Programme runs in the following departments:

  1. Shipping Management Department.
  2. Security Management and Technology Department.
  3. Maritime Transport.

The part time evening programme is a three (3) years programme. Lectures starts on Friday from 4pm – 7pm, Saturday from 8am – 4pm and on Sunday from 1pm – 6pm , throughout the six (6) semester period, of the programme.

Industrial Attachment:
Industrial Attachment is compulsory in all ND programmes.

Short Course

Short Courses which leads to the award of Certificates, are available for professionals in the Industry.

These courses are meant to enhance professionalism, and lead to the award of Certificates or Diplomas.

They are meant for professionals who want to upgrade, new entrants in to the Maritime Industry, Cooperate Organizations who wants to retrain their personnel.

It is also meant for the Shipping Companies, Maritime Administrators, Government Agencies, School Leavers, Undergraduates, Graduates, Manufacturers, Bankers and Businessmen, etc.

On completion of each course, the participant should be able to undertake direct or supportive role in the operations or problem solving in the Shipping/Maritime Industry.

Some of the courses are as listed below:

  1. Shipping Practice.
  2. Fundamentals of Shipping.
  3. Port Operations Management.
  4. Maritime Convention (Safety of Life at Sea and Others).
  5. Freight Forwarding and Documentation Management.
  6. Maritime Safety and Security.
  7. Ship Management.
  8. Fundamental of Maritime Trade and Transport.
  9. Port Management.
  10. Ship Agent.
  11. Ship Sales and Purchase.
  12. Business and Maritime Law.
  13. Crew Management.
  14. Marine Claims.
  15. Shipping Business Environment and International Trade.
  16. Maritime Business Management.
  17. Marine Purchasing and Supply Management.
  18. Marine Investigation.
  19. Ship Superintendency.
  20. Marine Environmental Management.
  21. Chartering (Understanding Contracts in Shipping).
  22. Harbour Master.
  23. Maritime Convention (Safety of Life at Sea and Others).
  24. Freight Forwarding and Documentation Management.

Each course could last from 3 – 5 Days, depending on the course content.