If you are ready to experience the adventures of the great ocean and are prepared to be tested to the fullest professionally, the Singapore Polytechnic's Singapore Maritime Academy (SMA) is the place for you.


The Academy offers three full-time diploma courses in:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Maritime Business and 
  • Nautical Studies. 

It is the Republic's only maritime training institution that offers the entire range of professional courses at Certificate of Competency levels. It also conducts all the mandatory STCW95 short courses for deck and engineer officers.

This is possible because of the enormous diversity of our teaching staff with expertise in various fields and the Academy's state-of-the-art facilities. The Academy is able to take up any challenging task in the areas of education and training, and in the process, design and provide specialist consulting services for the maritime industry. We have more than 50 professionals and academicians in the Academy, including engineers, master mariners and business professionals.



'I thank our lecturers for all the sacrifices and effort in assembling us and enabling us to be launched into international waters. Through your great craftsmanship, we are equipped with a strong hull to navigate through the challenges of unfamiliar waters.'
Pravin Raj Aryen 
Graduate of the Singapore Maritime Academy





Degree Programmes

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Professional Certificate of Competency Courses

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Short Courses


Maritime One Scholarships

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