Post Graduate Courses – Regional Maritime University

MA Ports & Shipping Administration (with University of Ghana)

Aim: To provide applicants with the relevant managerial/administrative skills in order to effectively work in maritime and allied organisations. It is intended to equip participants with the requisite knowledge for efficient performance in policy formulation, planning, implementation, co-ordination, monitoring and control of activities related to the sector.

Objectives: The objectives of the programme are to train graduates to:

  • Acquire expert knowledge for efficient management of ports, terminals, international shipping and multimodal transport.
  • Be familiar with global trends and challenges in administration and managerial practices in the maritime industry.
  • Be familiar with the various laws and disciplines associated with ports, shipping and multimodal transport operations.
  • Appreciate the economics, safety, security and environmental issues associated with maritime transport and allied activities.
  • Be adequately equipped with the requisite knowledge and skills for understanding policy issues pertaining to maritime transport at both domestic and global levels.

Course Structure

Semester 1 Semester 2
Core Courses Core Courses
Maritime Administration Dissertation
Research Methods International Maritime Law
Maritime Transport Economics Marine Insurance
Maritime Safety and Environmental Protection Logistics Management
Ship Management Strategy (Technical) Shipping and Port Marketing
Port Technology and Planning Elective Courses (Semester 2)
Seminar Presentation Maritime Administration II
  Multimodal Transport
  Port Operations
  Ship Management Strategy (Commercial)
  International Maritime Law II
  Management Science

REQUIREMENTS

MSc. Bio Processing Engineering

Today’s issues of climate change and declining fossil fuel reserves are driving the expansion of renewable energy technologies and the production of biofuels and industrial raw materials from crops. A climate-saving and protecting, economically efficient, resources-saving and socially acceptable energy supply is the key challenge of the 21st century.

Aim: To prepare highly qualified engineers capable of finding solutions to technological problems in the renewable energy, environmental and bioprocessing engineering sectors as well as allied processing industries in order to satisfy the needs and desires of society.

Objectives:

The objectives of the programme are:

  • To produce graduates combining technical and scientific skills with an understanding of the environment and land-based industries, who can contribute to the development of renewable resources in urban and rural areas.
  • To equip the graduates with the necessary skills to enable them enter into self-employment by judiciously harnessing and processing natural resources.

Course Structure

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Core Courses Core Courses Entrepreneurship
Project Management Research Methods & Proposal Writing Graduate Seminar 3
Graduate Seminar 1 Graduate Seminar 2 Master’s Thesis – Dissertation
Advanced Process Control Process Optimisation
Advanced Chemical Thermodynamics Chemical Reaction Engineering
Fuels & Energy Technology Bio-Processing Technology
Renewable Energy Technology Environmental Technology
Elective Courses (Semester 1) Elective Courses (Semester 2)
Safety and Pollution Control Climate Change
Advanced Industrial Microbiology Life Cycle Assessment
  Separation Processes

REQUIREMENTS

MSc. Environmental Engineering

Aims: This course aims to produce graduates combining technical and scientific skills with an understanding of the environment and land-based industries who can contribute to the development of environmental solutions in urban and rural areas. The course will cover environmental programmes related to air, water and soil waste and recycling and generally the development of sustainable green technologies and economies. An essential focus of the training programme is to equip the graduates with the necessary skills to enable them enter into self-employment by judiciously harnessing and processing our natural resources.

Objectives

Specific objectives of the programme are:

  • To alert participants to major environmental concerns: global, regional and local.
  • To promote, among participants, a holistic and proactive approach to the solution of environmental problems.
  • To familiarise participants with instruments and techniques used for the prediction and measurement of environmental quality.
  • To train participants in the planning and design of engineering works related to the preservation and improvement of the environment.
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Core Courses Core Courses Core Courses
Project Management Research Methods & Proposal Writing Entrepreneurship
Graduate Seminar 1 Graduate Seminar 2 Graduate Seminar 3
Advanced Transport Phenomena Chemical Reaction Engineering Master’s Thesis – Dissertation
Water & Waste Water Process Engineering Environmental Impact Assessment & Toxicology
Safety & Pollution Control Process Optimisation
Advanced Process Control Separation Process
Advanced Chemical Thermodynamics Elective Courses
Elective Courses Climate Change
Advanced Industrial Microbiology Life Cycle Assessment
Ship Ballast Management  
Food Processing Engineering  

REQUIREMENTS