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BS in Marine Engineering in the Philippines

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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering is a four-year degree program that centers on the construction, operation, and maintenance of different kinds of marine vessels such as cargo ships, cruise ships, fishing boats, battleships and submarines. This program aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to operate and maintain the different types of machinery installed in marine vessels, propulsion plant, adjunct and auxiliary machinery, electrical and refrigeration systems.


Recommended Senior High School Strand

Students who want to pursue a degree in Marine Engineering are encouraged to take the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) strand under the Academic Track. The strand provides the basics of applied mathematics and sciences that will be useful in their college life.


Subjects and Curriculum

  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Marine Pollution and Prevention
  • Marine Power Plant
  • Engine Room Watch-keeping
  • Ship Routine
  • Ship Construction and Ship Stability
  • Engineering Physics

Admission Requirements

Qualifications

  • The student must be a high school graduate. 

However, if they were not able to graduate high school, they may opt to take the Alternative Learning System (ALS) and pass the Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT) to qualify for college; the availability of courses for PEPT passers depend on the university.

  • The students must pass the College Admissions Test of the university.

Basic Requirements

  • Form 138 - High School Report Card (Original and Photocopy)
  • Recommendation letter from High school principal and guidance counselor
  • Most recent medical and dental health record
  • Copy of NSO Certified birth certificate
  • Certificate of Good moral character
  • Copy of honorable dismissal
  • Copy of high school diploma
  • (1) Latest 2”x2” ID Picture

Program Outcome

Graduates of BS in Marine Engineering are expected to be able to:

  • Solve problems related to the profession using mathematics, science and technology knowledge
  • Keep up with industry developments and engage in lifelong learning
  • Use modern tools and appropriate techniques to remain globally competitive in the profession
  • Apply research methodologies while conducting research


On-The-Job Training/Internship

During the fourth year of the program, students are required to attend an On the Job Training (OJT) in an actual ship in order to expose students to the real-life applications of the concepts and techniques that they have learned.


Students are given the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills in an actual work setting. Usually, universities require them to submit a written report on their tasks, learning experiences, and hours rendered. Their work performance will also be evaluated by their immediate managers and will be submitted to their respective OJT coordinator. The number of hours required may differ in each university.


Board Exam

To become a Licensed Marine Engine Officer in the Philippines, a graduate of BS in Marine Engineering needs to choose from the Officer-in-Charge of an Engineering Watch Licensure Examination, Second Marine Engineer Officers Licensure Exam, and Chief Marine Engineer Officers Licensure Exam and pass the exam. The examination is conducted by the Board of Marine Deck and Marine Engine Officers under the supervision of the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC). Note that before taking any of the relevant licensure examinations, graduates of Marine Engineering must have an actual work experience aboard a ship, and the minimum length of service depends upon the requirements of the PRC. 


Career Opportunities

Graduates of BS in Marine Engineering may pursue a career path in the marine industry. They may apply as a chief marine engineer, second marine engineer, officer-in-charge of an engineering watch, naval engineering officer, coast guard engineering officer, engineering cadet, apprentice engineer, or an engine cadet.

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Reviews of BS in Marine Engineering graduates:


list bulletWhy did I choose Marine Engineering: As I stepped in my 1st and 2nd degree of my education my dream is to be a seafarer, because it is in my heart since when I was in elementary, and also I wanted to follow the footsteps of my Uncle and my Brother being a seafarer.

list bulletAbout my college education: Difficult is when you failed your subject, enjoyable are the navigational trips, school activities relating to the course.
It requires patience, eagerness, dedication.

list bulletMy current job: Seafarer .The job of being a seafarer is to work on ship maintenance internal and external facilities of ship.

list bulletAm I using what I learned in college: Yes, what I've learned in school I used it in my job. Knowledge on how, to do hands on and practical job on ship.

list bulletHow long did it take to find a job: About six months.

list bulletDo I recommend studying Marine Engineering: I recommend it for Employment opportunities and achievement.

list bulletAdvice to people who are thinking of studying this course: All I can share as an advice to young people who plan to study this course is to have dedication to his/her self, in order to finish, study hard, and motivate yourself of what you want to yourself.
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