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Bachelor of Technology in Marine Engineering
Modes of Study  Full-time
Duration 2 Years
Level Undergraduate
Course Code 07BTME


The  Bachelor  of  Technology  in Marine  Engineering  is  a  double  degree  developed  in  partnership  with  Satakunta University  of 
Applied  Sciences.  The  programme  aims  at  equipping  students  who  intend  to  embark  upon  a  career  in  maritime  industry  as 
Marine Engineer on commercial vessels by providing practiced‐oriented training in the field of Marine Engineering. Overall, the 
programme  equips  students  with  comprehensive  and  systematic  knowledge  and  skills  required  to  operate  in  international 
traffic, safely manage, facilitate, and undertake operation and maintenance linked to the shipboard marine engineering systems. 
Graduates of this programme will be able to contribute significantly to the national development goals in various roles such as 
engineer, chief engineer and captain within Namibia and abroad. 


Admission Requirements 

In addition to meeting NUST General Admission Requirements as spelt out in the general rules, candidates must have at least 30
points on the Engineering Evaluation Scale, with a minimum 3 symbol in Mathematics and Physical Science at Grade 12/ NSSC 
Higher Level or with a minimum “A” symbol in Mathematics and Physics or Physical Science and with a minimum “D” symbol in 
English at Grade 12/NSSC Ordinary Level plus any three other subjects using a combination of NSSCH and NSSCO.
If  a  candidate  does  not  have  Physical  Science  but  has  Physics  or  a  “Physics  equivalent”  subject,  the  Registrar  may  upon 
recommendation from the relevant Head of Department and the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, approve registration of the 
Those  who  do  not  fulfil  the  minimum  requirements  as  stated  above,  but  have  long  years  of  on  board  experience,  will  be 
considered for admission after evaluating their knowledge and skills.
Candidates who have successfully completed both In STEM 1 and In STEM 2 offered at NUST will be admitted in the programme. 
Holders of a National Diploma (ND) in Mechanical Engineering obtained from NUST are eligible for admission. Depending on the 
results  of  an  evaluation  of  equivalence  of  their  qualifications,  holders  of  similar  qualifications  obtained  elsewhere  will  be 


Career Opportunities

Employment in the maritime sector as engineer, chief engineer and captain.

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