The Department provide sound academic and professional training for Nigeria/Foreign midshipmen and women. Its provide a strong foundation for young Nigerians/ Foreign student wishing to build a career in hydrographic surveys, environmental support and to train middle level manpower for Nigeria's hydrography industry. School of Nautical Studies offers ND and HND courses in Nautical Science and Professional Short Courses in Maritime Safety and other Seafarers Courses.
Candidate must sit for Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)/Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Choose the Academy as 1st Choice and score above the cut off mark stipulated by the Academy before they can be considered for Admission.
Candidates are subjected to Screening Exercise/Aptitude Test as may from time to time be decided by the Management/Regulatory Authority. Candidates must pass Medical Test and Physical Fitness before he/she can be considered for admission.
Five (5) credit passes at O/Level (WASC, GCE, NECO, NABTEB, etc.) including English Language Mathematics, Physics, Geography, and any other relevant science subject in not more than two (2) sittings.
Candidate should not be more than 21 years old at the time of admission and shall be single and remain single throughout the duration of the programme.
Applicants for HND in Nautical Sciences must:
1. Possess the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalent with at least FIVE CREDIT passes in subjects which must include English Language Mathematics, Physics, Geography, and any other relevant science subject in not more than two (2) sittings.
2. Possess a National Diploma in Nautical Sciences with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of not less than 2.50 (Lower Credit) from the Maritime Academy of Nigeria or other accredited institution listed with the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Note. candidates must have JAMB Registration number.
3. Have completed a minimum of one year post-ND Industrial Training with evidence or must have acquired a minimum of one year cognate work experience in a relevant organization.
4. Candidates with PASS at National Diploma level from Maritime Academy of Nigeria or other accredited institution must have completed a minimum of two years Post-ND Industrial Training with evidence or must have acquired a minimum of two years cognate work experience in a relevant organisation.