The Faculty of Maritime Studies offers non-traditional learning opportunities that will open-up a broad range of career opportunities after graduation. With a substantial range of industries open to our graduates, they may choose to work in areas such as: onboard governmental and commercial high-seas ships, in seaports, in hydrographic surveying, in offshore oil and gas rigs, in shipping, ship operation and management, in ship construction and repair, in surveying and classification societies, in technical consultancy, among others.
Types of careers available to the graduates of each department are listed below.
1 - Department of Hydrographic Survey:
This department prepares its students to work in General Survey Authority, Military and Geological Survey, Border Guards, Naval Forces, Municipalities, Oil Companies, Departments of Pollution Control, Maritime Surveillance and all Maritime Administrations both Civilian and Military that have relation with Hydrographic Survey and Maps Design and Maps Design, and as Staff Members and Instructors in Maritime Universities, Academies, Colleges, or Institutes.
2 - Department of Nautical Science:
This department qualifies its students to work as navigation officers and commanders onboard governmental as well as commercial high-seas ships, in the Maritime Administrations, in Ports and the Ministry of Transport, as Marine Superintendents in Maritime Shipping Companies, in the Departments of Maritime Navigation and Control in Ports, Shipyards, Dry-docks, Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms and Scientific Research Vessels and as Staff Members and Instructors in Maritime Universities, Academies, Colleges, or Institutes.
3 - Department of Ports and Maritime Transport:
This department prepares its students to work in the Operation of Ports (e.g., Movement Areas within the port and in Cargo Handling), in the Management and Planning of Ports, in the Management and Operation of Specialised Terminals (e.g., Multi-purpose Container Terminals), in Maritime Shipping Companies and Agencies, in Stevedoring Companies, in Insurance Companies, in the Department of Transport within the Ministry of Transport, in the General Organisation of Ports, in the Military and Petroleum Ports and as Staff Members and Instructors in Maritime Universities, Academies, Colleges, or Institutes.
4 - Department of Marine Engineering:
This department qualifies it students to work in Ship Repair and Maintenance, on board Governmental as well as Commercial Coastal and High-seas Ships, on board the Special Units of the Naval Forces, in Shipyards, in Drydocks, in Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms, as Superintendents in Maritime Shipping Companies and as Staff Members and Instructors in Maritime Universities, Academies, Colleges, or Institutes.