Subjects are divided into semester-long blocks, which usually conclude with an examination, and a new set of subjects begins with each new semester. The engineering degree qualifies graduates to obtain a Merchant Shipping Certificate, as per chapter III/2 of the STCW´s 1995 convention, after all mandatory on-job training is completed in accordance with valid ship staffing laws. Graduates are thus qualified to work as engineers, with rank proportionate to each’s respective level of on-job training, aboard all motor-driven vessels.
A degree in engineering gives graduates the theoretical foundation necessary to obtain:
Each of the abovementioned specializations requires additional on-job training and certification.
To qualify for admission to the program, applicants are required to have:
Although applicants are expected to fulfill the admission requirements, exceptions can be made if: