UNIBEN Admission Into Maritime Studies Diploma Programme, 2020/2021

The University of Benin, center for Maritime Studies, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) runs a two-year Full-Time Diploma in the following Courses:

(i) Maritime Studies, Information and Communication Technology
(ii) Marine Drilling and Production Technology
(iii) Industrial Welding and Fabrication Technology
(iv) Computing and Computer Technology.

UNIBEN Admission Into Maritime Studies Diploma Programme, 2020/2021

The Courses have adequate professional and academic content to enhance manpower development, staff proficiency, capacity building; and they are designed to strengthen performance in the Ports Development/Operations, Ship Building Technology, Shipping , Offshore Oil and Gas, ICT sectors of the
economy . The programs are designed for middle and top management position.
Furthermore, the Center also runs professional courses at Advance Certificate Level. The courses are as follows:

(i) Oil and Gas Instrumentation and control engineering
(ii) Oil and Gas Electrical Engineering
and Naval Architecture
(iii) Maritime and Naval Architecture Engineering
(iv) Oil Field Development and Subsea Engineering.

The duration of this is 12 months. And waivers can be given to desiring candidates.


  • These programs will enormously enrich the Academic and practical knowledge of individuals with experience and those who lack previous experience but are seeking to get know-how and expertise in Maritime/Offshore Technology Operations.
  • Graduates from the Centre shall acquire both academic and practical knowledge needed in the Sea Ports, Shipping, Oil, Custom Services, Agencies in Maritime and ICT Industries.
  • Diploma in Maritime Studies and ICT is recognized as a Direct Entry qualification in University of Benin, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Science (Computer Science, Mathematics (Pure and Applied), Industrial Mathematics, Mathematics with Physics, Mathematics with Chemistry, Statistics with Computer Science, Physics, Geology and Industrial Physics), Faculty of Education (Department of Vocational and Technical Education) and Library Studies and similar institutions
    in the country.


Students must undertake and pass a three-month industrial training period between the first and second year of the program.


  • Credit in Mathematics, English Language, and any other three subject including Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing and Economics A GCE/WASC/SSCE/NABTEB/NECO in not more than two sittings.
  • City and Guild (part 1) in any area of Engineering
  • A qualification to any of the above.


  • B.Eng. in any Engineering Programs
  • B.Sc. in any Science (Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Computer Science, Mathematics or the Equivalent)
  • HND in any Engineering programs
  • HND in any Science Programs (Computer Science, Marine Engineering, Nautical studies/ICT PROGRAMS)
  • Diploma in Maritime Studies, Information and Communication Technology
  • OND in any Science Programs (Computer Science, Mathematics, Navigation and Nautical Studies, Maritime Studies/ICT Program)
  • OND in any Engineering Program

Candidate should visit the website www.myuniben.org then make payment through Remita. Proceed with the reference number generated with the Remita and fill the Application Form and submit. The sum of ₦10,000.00(Ten Thousand Naira) for the Diploma Program and ₦ 20,000.00 (Twenty Thousand
Naira) for the advanced Certificate Programs.

Candidates should ensure that forms are clearly filled with all information required on or before 31st January, 2021.  Any application Form not properly filled will not be treated.

O.A. Oshodin (Mrs),

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