Global Maritime Academy Admission Form is Out – 2016/17

Global Maritime Academy, GMA School of Nautical Science admission form for the 2016/2017 academic session is now on sale.

Global Maritime Academy

Global Maritime Academy (GMA) Nigeria, School of Nautical Science is now fully established and ready to admit students who want to take career at sea.

Global Maritime Academy (GMA) Nigeria, invites application from suitably qualified candidates, for admission into the Full Time Regular Programme of the School of Nautical Science for the 2016/2017 academic year, which leads to the award of ND (National Diploma) in Nautical Science.

Do you want to be a MERCHANT NAVY? then you have to study Nautical Science. Nautical science is a science that provides cadets with the knowledge and skills needed for navigating and maneuvering of vessels.

Nautical science studies cover a wide range of subjects, with particular emphasis on technical aspects. You will study courses like Mathematics, Physics, Law, Economics and Chemistry, Navigation, Ship Safety, Computer Science, etc.

Nautical Sciences Cadets are trained seafarers capable of using technological and navigational equipment on a wide range of ships, from large passenger cruise ships to cargo vessels. Cadets receive instruction and training based on seamanship and maritime skills in areas such as:

  1. Officer of the Watch Training
  2. Marine Communications and Navigation
  3. Rescue, Safety and Environmental Response
  4. Security Threat Response and Vigilance
  5. Safe Carriage of Goods

Other studies cover the specific subjects necessary for working as a Master of a ship. Among these are the subjects relating to commanding a ship, technical navigation, maneuvering, meteorology, traffic law, introductory exercises on the ship simulator, loading cargo, ship stability and strength, loading technology, dangerous goods, shipping law and subjects such as human management, shipping economics which are aimed at ship operation management.

With modern day facilities and automation, a ship today has several advanced navigation equipment systems which give accurate data for the voyage. In Global Maritime Academy School of Nautical Science, students will be taught all this and many more and train how to use them. The picture below illustrates.


Global Maritime Academy Admission – Entry Requirements.

All prospective candidates for this programme must possess at least:

  1. General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level, or the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) with credit passes in four relevant subjects as follows:

    Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and one other subject from Metal Work, Wood Work, Technical Drawing, Basic Electronics, Economics, Statistics, English Language, Additional Mathematics plus a pass in English Language at not more than two sittings

  2. .

  3. National Technical Certificate (NTC) with credit passes in the four relevant subjects and a pass in English Language

Industrial Attachment

Industrial Attachment is compulsory in all ND Students.

Duration of Global Maritime Academy Programme

The duration for this programme is two (2) years of four (4) semesters.

Method of Obtaining Global Maritime Academy Admission Application Forms.

Application for admission is to be completed ONLINE. The instruction on how to complete the application form is very explicit. After successfully submitting the application form online, you will be given the Bank Name and Account Number and Amount to pay for the application form.

Note that you can also fill the admission application form from the Student Portal and the Home Page, by clicking on it and when it opens, at the bottom of the Sign In screen, click “Student’s Application Form”.

Sales Points

Candidates, who require assistance in completing the online application form, could contact our sales reps at the nearest sales point to them.
GMA Secretariat
Preston Model School
No. 1 Notoma Estate, Sedco Road, Opp.,
St. Michaels’s Anglican Church,
Odibo/Sedco Roundabout,
Enerhen – Warri
Delta State, Nigeria.

or at

No. 40 Enerhen Road,
Enerhen – Warri, Nigeria.

248 Nnebisi Road,
Opp. Wema Bank,
Delta State, Nigeria.
Phone: +2348034039143

or at

No.1 Onwufuju Street,
Opposite Infant Jesus Academy,
Delta State, Nigeria.
Phone: +2348033603970, +2348189702310

Mr. Ben T. Olom,
Deputy Govornor’s Office,
Governor’s Office Extention,
Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
Phone: +2348035532952

Kowa U. Ekwe (CDR)
Dept. of Envt. Health,
Ikom Local Government Council,
Cross River State, Nigeira.
Phone: +2348038441697

Shamavp Vet Pharmaceuticals,
Block 2, Samaru Market Annex,
Near Funtua Gargae,
Sokoto Road,
Zaria, Nigeria.
Phone: +2348062446515

Mary-key Plaza, Shop 1
551 Agege Motor Road,
Beside Zenith Bank,
Ladipo Bus Stop Shogunle,
Oshodi -Lagos,
Lagos State,Nigeria
Phone: +2348096571674, +2348023696433

Submission of Application Forms

Application form dully completed should be submitted ONLINE. The instruction on how to complete the application form is very explicit. After successfully submitting the application form online, you will be given the Bank Name and Account Number and Amount to pay for the application form.

Closing Date

Submission of Online Application Forms still on.

Late Application Fee

Late submission of application Form attracts an administrative fee of =N= 2,000.00. Not applicable yet.

Entrance Examination

The entrance examination for the 2016/2017 Session will hold in the School Campus on a date and time that will be anounced to candidates. All prospective students will be expected to be at the School Campus, Ogoni-Olomu,Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta State, Nigeria, early enough for the exam.

Short Course)

These courses are designed for Individuals, Cooperate Organizations, ShippingCompanies, Maritime Administrators, Government Agencies, Undergraduates, Graduates, Manufacturers, Bankers and Businessmen, etc.
Some of the Courses are:

  1. Shipping Practice
  2. Fundamentals of Shipping
  3. Port Operations Management
  4. Maritime Convention (Safety of Life at Sea and Others)
  5. Freight Forwarding and Documentation Management
  6. Maritime Safety and Security
  7. Ship Management
  8. Fundamental of Maritime Trade and Transport
  9. Port Management
  10. Ship Agent
  11. Ship Sales and Purchase
  12. Business and Maritime Law
  13. Crew Management
  14. Marine Claims
  15. Shipping Business Environment and International Trade
  16. Maritime Business Management
  17. Marine Purchasing and Supply Management
  18. Marine Investigation
  19. Ship Superintendency
  20. Marine Environmental Management
  21. Chartering (Understanding Contracts in Shipping)
  22. Harbour Master
  23. Maritime Convention (Safety of Life at Sea and Others)
  24. Freight Forwarding and Documentation Management

Duration: Each course could last from 3 – 5 Days, depending on the course content.

For Whom

Managers and Chief Executives in the Shipping and Maritime Industry, Port Operators, Staff of Port Authority, Maritime Administrators Customs Officers, Insurers, Naval Officers, Individuals, Staff of Corperate Organizations, Staff of Shipping Companies, Government Agencies, Undergraduates, Graduates, Manufacturers, Bankers and Businessmen, etc.

Date of the Programme: Last Monday through Friday of each Month.

Venue: Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Conference Centre Effurun, Delta State, Nigeria

Registration: =N=  5,000.00 (Five Thousand Naira).
Course Fee: =N= 35,000.00 (Thirty Five Thousand Naira).
This includes Course Materials/CD and Lunch

MSG Team.

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