M.A Ports & Shipping Admin - Regional Maritime University

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following programmes for the 2018/2019 Academic Year commencing in September 2018.


(The M.A Ports and Shipping Administration is run in collaboration with the School of Graduate Studies, University of Ghana)



A good First Degree with at least a Minimum of 2nd Lower Division in any of the following:

  • Social Sciences; Business Administration; Maritime Discipline and other related Disciplines from a recognized University, plus not less than two (2) years post-qualification working experience in Logistics or Maritime related organization.


  • The highest grade Certificate of Competency for unrestricted service as Master Mariner or Chief Engineer in the Merchant Navy.
  • Applicants must submit the following with applications:
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • A thesis proposal of not more than 500 words
  • Three (3) referee’s reports.


Download the Academic Referee’s Confidential Appraisal form from the University’s Website and complete in triplicate.


Applicants will be required to attend a selection interview.




All applicants for the 2018/2019 Academic Year admissions are required to use the Regional Maritime University [RMU] online application portal.  The procedure for the online application process is as follows:


[a]       Make appropriate payment as indicated below at the various sales centers for the RMUE-Voucher:

  • Postgraduate programmes                       GH¢210.00 or $70.00

Sale Centers

[i]         Regional Maritime University, Nungua – Accra, Cash Office

[ii]        All Branches of the Ghana Commercial Bank

[iii]       All Branches of Ecobank [foreign and local]

[iv]       All Regional and District Post Offices across Ghana

[b]        The E-Voucher contains the Pin and Serial Number required in completing the online form.

[c]        Access the online form by visiting the University’s online admissions portal at www.rmu.edu.gh/admissions  soon after payment.

[d]        In completing the online form, students will be required to upload their passport size photographs.

[e]        A completed form is not considered until it is SUBMITTED.

[g]       Applicants must print out application summary; attach transcripts, certificates and all other relevant documents.  These documents should be forwarded to the Registrar.

[h]        Candidates are strongly advised to visit Courier Companies in their Countries for assistance towards the return of the application documents [see f].

[i]        Completed application forms and other documents should be addressed to:


The Academic Registrar

Regional Maritime University

Post Office Box GP 1115

Accra – Ghana



[a]        Log onto the admission portal : www.rmu.edu.gh/admissions

[b]        Click on International Applications and follow the instructions displayed on the page for the completion of the form.

[c]        Applicants must print out application summary, attach transcripts, certificates and all other relevant documents. These documents should be sent to the Academic Registrar.



The closing dates for submission of application forms are 29th June, 2018 for Mature and Master’s applicants and 31st August, 2018 for Regular and Weekend applicants.  Candidates should note that no application will be accepted after the deadline. Mature Entrance Examinations would be held on Friday, 10th August, 2018.

For further information, please contact:                                                                            

Telephone Numbers          : +233 302 714070 / 712343 / 712775

Fax Numbers                     : +233 302 714070 / 712047

E-mail Address                  : admission@rmu.edu.gh , marketing@rmu.edu.gh  






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