Degree and Diploma courses at Ocean University Sri Lanka

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Ocean University of Sri Lanka (Earlier name, National Institute of Fisheries and Nautical Engineering – NIFNE) is the National training and educational institute in Fisheries and Marine Sciences under the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Skills Development .

If you have three passes in relevant subjects at G.C.E. A/L or relevant NVQ qualifications at level 5 or above or Pass in G.C.E. O/L in six subjects with relevant experience you can enter these courses. Course fees range from 300,000 to 500,000.

University Grants Commission ( UGC) Vice Chairman and Ocean University of Sri Lanka founder Chairman, Professor Ranjith Senaratne said that the University will offer 18 Vocational Training courses including Offshore Fishing, Skipper training, Safety at Sea, Lifesaving & Diving and Seaport & Maritime Recreation.

Among the other courses are: Postharvest Technology, Fisheries Harbour Management, Aquaculture/ Marine Culture, Nautical Science, Marine Engineering Technology, Offshore Exploration & Oil and Gas Production, Marine Pollution, Fibreglass Technology, Maritime Heritage & Ecotourism, Maritime Transportation Management & Logistics, Maritime Security, Disaster Management, Coastal & Marine Resources Management, and 8 Degree programmes in Naval Architecture, Maritime Transportation Management & Logistics, Integrated Coastal & Marine Resources Management, Applied Maritime Sports Science & Technology, Nautical Science, Port & Harbour Management, Petroleum Science and Petroleum Engineering.

The intake at the NIFNE which was 110 Certificate course 30, Diploma course 30 Degree courses 50, in 2013, will be increased to 2,150 at the Ocean University by 2017

It offers following degree and other courses on Fisheries and Marine Resources.

Degree Programs:
B.Sc. in Fisheries and Marine Science (General and Special)
B.Sc. in Marine Engineering (Special)
B.Sc. in Boat Building and Naval Architecture (Special)

Diploma Courses:
Fishing Vessels Deck Officers
Marine Engine Technology
Fibreglass Technology and Boat Building
Basic Coastal Hydrographics Surveying
Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
Computer Science

Certificate Courses:
Fibreglass Technology
Ornamental Fish Culture and Management
Scuba Diving
Life Saving
Repair, Maintenance and Operation Course for Outboard Engines
Electrical Circuits in Fishing Vessels
Electronics in Navigation
Marine Chart Reading,Communication and Operation of Satellite Navigators (GPS)
Tig and Mig Welding Technology
Weldng Technology
Basic Computer Applications
Computer Graphics
Marine Engine Technology
Fishing Technology
Marine Science and Disaster Management

For details contact

For more details and to download student hand book visit Ocean University OCU web site.
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  1. sanduni February 27, 2017 at 2:35 pm -  Reply

    How may I apply for the degree programs?

  2. Mohamed Faries December 24, 2016 at 9:59 am -  Reply

    Dear sir/madam,
    I would like to follow life serving course. Could you please let me know the information about it such as study centers, duration, course fee and weather it is part time basis or full time basis.
    Thank you

  3. pubudu September 3, 2016 at 9:21 pm -  Reply

    I have 2c and 1s pass in science(BIO).Can i join an engineer degree?

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