Nigerian Polytechnics Offering Nautical Science 2024

Marine navigation, another Nautical science, is the art and science of properly navigating a ship from one location to another while at sea to promote offshore exploration and international trade.

Below is a compilation of the List of Polytechnics offering Nautical Science in Nigeria.

Number of Polytechnics: 2

  • Federal College Of Fisheries And Marine Technology, Victoria Island Lagos
  • Maritime Academy Of Nigeria, Oron, Akwa Ibom State

Entry Requirements

UTME Requirements

  • English Language
  • Any three of the below subjects:
  • Geography
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Technical Drawing
  • Economics

O’Level Requirements

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Nautical Science include the following

  • A pass in English Language is required
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Geography and two others from: 
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Commerce
  • Biology
  • Agricultural Science
  • Woodwork
  • Metalwork
  • Foreign Language
  • Technical Drawing
  • Basic Electricity


For students interested in navigation and ship command, Nautical Science is a good course to study.

Nautical science is a great career choice if you don’t want a 9 to 5 job and crave adventure in your work. You get to see the world and interact with people from various nations and cultures.

We believe all students who want to major in nautical science will find this article useful. RealMina is still wishing you luck as you pursue your academic goals.

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