Diploma in Nautical Studies (DNS) aims to provide you the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to serve on merchant navy vessels of more than 500 gross tonnages. This programme also helps to develop students to be certified watchkeeping officers on an unlimited voyages.
The course will take a total of three (3) years, spread over three (3) phases. Students who enroll will need to complete all the mandatory phases required by the Director General of Marine, under the Malaysia Marine Department.
- Year 1: Academic and Professional Studies in the Academy
- Year 2: Professional Studies in the Academy
- Year 3: Shipboard Training
Upon successful completion of the training and passing all the qualifying pre-requisites, you will be awarded a Diploma in Nautical Studies and a Certificate of Competency as Officer in Charge of Navigational Watch.