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B.Sc. (Hons.) (Nautical Science)

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)


Cost K13,600 (Burmese kyat) per year

About the Department

Nautical Science Department was launched in 2002-2003 academic year together with the establishment of Myanmar Maritime University (MMU). It is a responsible department of MMU to cover the students’ career-oriented training courses for maritime navigation field. The NS department is continuously producing the deck cadets for maritime industry.

The academic program of Nautical Science Department was started from 2003-2004 academic year. The first batch of Nautical Science students have been graduated in 2007.

All subjects provided by the NS Department are mainly intended to meet the requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency for the field of maritime navigation, ship handling and maneuvering. The Department offers the Bachelor of Science (Nautical Science) (honours) B.Sc. (Hons.) (Nautical Science) program for five years course.

Aims and Objectives

This study program aims to produce the skillful maritime navigation deck officers for Maritime Industries.


The students who have passed the Matriculation Examination and have desired to join MMU, have to apply to the University Entrance Committee of Ministry of Education and Department of Higher Education. The criteria to join MMU are as follows;

  1. The student must be Myanmar national.

  2. The numbers of accepted male students will be 320 that is 80% of total students and the rest 20% will be female students.

  3. All students must be in good health.

  4. Female students can apply for all specializations (i.e. 5 specializations) Marine Engineering and Nautical Science.

  5. The students should have the ability of choosing colour test before entering the university. Male students who wear glasses can not apply Nautical Science.

  6. Students who passed the matriculation examination with the following combinations can apply to MMU:

    • Myanmar, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Economic

    • Myanmar, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology

    • Myanmar, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography

  7. All Students are to be personally interviewed.

  8. All students not only have to take workshop skill and to attend other training conducted outside of the MMU, but also get one year sea-service (or) on board training as the apprenticeship by their own arrangement in accordance with the rules and regulations adopted by Department of Marine Administration (DMA).

ISCED Categories

Navigation and seamanship