Academic Courses

Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy offers internationally recognized and approved advanced training Academic Courses for a duration of 2-3 years. It has a dynamic educational environment supporting in-depth theoretical sessions as well as hands-on practical training through advanced maritime simulators for real-life onboard situation training.

All the programs offered are approved by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) through national and/or international organizations such as the UAE Federal Transport Authority (FTA); UK Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA); International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation & Lighthouse Authority (IALA) and Lloyds Register (LR).

Courses

Deck Cadet – Foundation Degree Programme

Duration: 3 Years

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The Academy offers a full Deck Officer Cadet Programme which scheme consists of five phases in which, three are spent at the Academy for academic delivery and two at sea gaining practical experience

Deck Cadet - Higher National Diploma Programme

Duration: 3 years and 6 months

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy offers a full Deck Officer Cadet Programme by a Higher National Diploma (HND) route. The Deck Cadet [Higher National Diploma Programme] scheme consists of five phases, in which, three are spent at the Academy and two at sea gaining practical experience

Engineer Cadet - Foundation Degree Programme

Duration: 3 years

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The Academy offers a full Engineer Officer Cadet Programme by a foundation degree route, the scheme consists of five phases with three spent at the Academy for academic delivery and two at sea for gaining practical experience.

Engineer Cadet - Higher National Diploma Programme

Duration: 3 years

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy offers a full Engineer Officer Cadet Programme by a Higher National Diploma (HND) route, the scheme consists of five phases, with three spent at the Academy and two at sea gaining practical experience.

Marine Electro-Technical Officer Cadet - Foundation Degree Programme

Duration: 3 years

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The Academy offers a full Marine Electro-Technical Officer (METO) Cadet Programme by a foundation degree route, and the scheme consists of five phases, in which, three are spent at the Academy for academic delivery and two at sea gaining practical experience.