(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:

(i)                 Detailed Curriculum Vitae

(ii)               A thesis proposal of not more than 500 words

(iii)              Three (3) referee’s reports.


Applicants must be at least 25 years old, and would have to show proof of age with birth certificate or any legitimate documentary proof of date of birth which is at least 5 years old at the time of application.

  1. Applicant must also pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations conducted by the University in (English Language, Mathematics and Aptitude Test).

Note: The Mature Examinations will be held on Thursday, 21st July, 2016


i. All candidates must satisfy specific Departmental requirements in addition to the general requirements. 

 ii. Final Admission onto all programmes is based on successful completion of physical and medical examinations at the Regional Maritime University Sick Bay.

iii. The University will organize Proficiency in English Language class for all candidates from non-English speaking countries in June 2016.


All applicants for the 2016/2017 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 RMU


  • Post-graduate/Up-graders programme:       GH¢210.00 or $70.00 
  • B.Sc. Programmes:                                  GH¢150.00 or $50.00
  • Diploma/Marine Engine Mechanic:         GH¢120.00 or $40.00

 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]

[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.

[f]        Applicants are advised to check thoroughly all details entered before finally submitting their online applications. A form, once submitted, can be viewed, but cannot be edited.

[g]       Applicants must print out application summary; attach transcriptscertificates and all other relevant documents.  These documents should be sent 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 g].

 [i]        The application documents as specified in [g] above should be addressed to:

The 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 transcriptscertificates and all other relevant documents.  These documents should be sent to the Registrar


The closing dates for submission of applications are 15th July, 2016 for Matured Applicants and 31st August, 2016 for Regular and Weekend applicants.  Candidates should note that no applications will be accepted after the deadline.

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