Singapore Maritime Academy

Leader of maritime education and training with sophisticated laboratories and workshops

Diploma in Marine Engineering (DMR) JAE Code: S63

Overview Entry Requirements What You'll Study Your Future


The Diploma in Marine Engineering is a three-year full-time course, which includes a 6-week Industrial Training Programme with approved establishments. The course structure is modularised to enhance learning and to provide flexibility of the course design.

Practical Training

The structure of the diploma programme provides for this in two ways:

  • Through intensive training in our fully equipped workshops and laboratories specifically designed for hands-on learning.
  • Through a structured 6-week Industrial Training Programme with approved industrial organisations.

In addition, mandatory safety courses in Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention, Personal Survival Techniques, Elementary First Aid, Personal Safety and Social Responsibility, and Tanker Familiarisation are conducted during the course.


Students' performance and progress are evaluated through a combination of in-course and end-of-semester assessment. Each module is assessed according to its aims and objectives and may take the form of written and practical examinations, assignments, projects and oral presentations. A satisfactory standard must be attained during the Industrial Training Programme.


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