College or University: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Type of degree: A.A.
Brief overview of program: The Diploma of Technology in Nautical Science is a globally recognized, co-operative programme which is accredited by Transport Canada in accordance with the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978 as amended in 1995 (STCW Convention). This cadet programme is designed to:
provide a strong theoretical and practical education in the field of nautical science;
prepare students for employment in marine transportation;
produce graduates who are capable of accepting the responsibilities and performing the duties assigned to them as ship's officers.
prepare students for professional recognition as seafaring officers by Transport Canada and to sit for the remaining Transport Canada examinations for the Watchkeeping Mate (Ship) Certificate of Competence.
Website: Click here for program website
Program Point of Contact: Dwight House