Program Listing

Georgian College, Ontario-Canada

Marine Engineering Technology

Shortlist Program

Program Details

3 Year - Undergraduate Advanced Diploma

Course Duration:

3 Years

Application Fee:

100 CAD

Tuition Fee:

18224.42 CAD/Year


Fall : Owen Sound

Program Description

Students are immersed in an internationally recognized co-operative marine engineering cadet program designed in co-operation with Transport Canada Marine Safety and Security (TCMSS) and Canada’s shipping companies. Students focus on developing competencies required to function as part of a shipboard marine engineering team. Content includes, and is based upon, the TCMSS Engineering Officer Education Training (EOET) program requirements. The final two semesters are open to anyone holding an STCW Reg. III/1 Marine Engineer Certificate of Competency. These students can apply for advanced standing exempting them from the first two years of the program. Upon completion of semesters five and six, they may be exempted from written examinations for 2nd and Chief Engineer Officer. NOTE: This is a TCMSS approved program.

Admission Requirements

OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U) Any* Grade 12 Mathematics (C, M, or U) *A minimum grade of 70% in Grade 12 MAP4C, Foundations for College Mathematics, is required. Note: Applicants must provide a valid Transport Canada Marine Medical stating “fit for sea service” or “fit for sea service with limitations” prior to program start. In the case of an applicant with a certificate “fit for sea service with limitations”, the application will be reviewed. Failure to provide the certificate by the deadline may result in an offer of admission being revoked and withdrawal from courses. For advanced standing entry into the 3rd year (Semester 5 and 6) of the program, the following additional requirements apply: Graduates of a Marine Engineering Cadet Training Program in Canada, (Georgian MTCY or METC graduates meet this requirement), or holders of a Certificate of Competency as a Marine Engineer issued under the STCW Convention, or equivalent level of knowledge demonstrated through an interview and portfolio of experience Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing.


Tuition Fees mentioned above is an approximate value from the college website. Exact tuition will be mentioned in your Letter of Acceptance from the institute. For accurate Admission requirements visit college/university program page.