List of Courses Offered In FCFMT and Their Admission Requirements

The courses offered in The Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology and their respective admission requirements are the most important area students get interested in when seeking admission into this institution. Nowadays, most candidates select their courses without having prior knowledge about what is expected by JAMB and the institution as an admission criteria that is, the number of credit passes, minimum UTME and post UTME cut off mark for the course before selecting the course as their preferred choice of course.

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This post will intimate candidates about the list of courses that are offered in FCFMT alongside their required admission requirements. Candidates who go through this post carefully would fine it much easier gaining admission into The Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology.

It is ideal to have a bit of basic background of this institution before applying for admission as this would give you better knowledge about the school.

The Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology also known as FCFMT was established in 1969 as a vocational training institute to address the manpower requirement of Nigeria’s fledging in-shore fleet when It was known as the Federal School of Fisheries before assuming its present status as a full-fledged technological institution in 1992.

Courses offered in FCFMT are both National Diploma and Higher National Diploma programmes via UTME (ND) and purchase of admission form (HND). That is, candidates seeking admission into FCFMT via ND must go through UTME registration process while HND candidates seeking admission will simply purchase their HND form as soon as it is out on sale so long as the candidate meets the admission requirements. Don’t worry, the admission requirements for all HND and ND courses have been provided here, simply go through and make sure you adhere strictly to them.

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FCFMT JAMB Cut Off Mark

As part of the admission requirements for ND candidates into FCFMT, the school has fixed 100 as the minimum cut off mark that all candidates must score in order to be eligible for application into this institution. Please note that candidates with higher JAMB score stand better chances of being admitted when compared to those with lower cut off points.

List of Courses Offered In FCFMT and Their Admission Requirements

MARITIME TRANSPORT AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (HND)

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements into the HND in Maritime Transport and Business Management shall include:

  • A minimum of Lower Credit pass in the ND in Maritime Transport and Business Management;
  • Admission requirements into the ND in Maritime Transport and Business Management;
  • A minimum of one year cognate work experience after obtaining the National Diploma in Maritime Transport and Business Studies, if the applicant obtained at least a Lower Credit;
  • A minimum of two years cognate work experience if the applicant obtained a pass grade in the National Diploma in Maritime Transport and Business Studies.

FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY (ND)

Admission Requirements

  • National Diploma from a recognized Institution (NBTE- Accredited) with at least Lower Credit in relevant courses, as well as five (5) credit passes at SSCE, GCE, NECO and NABTEB at not more than two (2) sittings  in Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology/Agricultural Science, English Language  and any other subject from the following: Physics, Economics, Additional mathematics and Geography.
  • Evidence of successful completion of Post- National Diploma Industrial Training programme with at least one (1) year experience.

MARINE ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (ND)

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to the ND Marine Engineering programme is through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Candidates are expected to meet the required cut off score in the JAMB Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The required UTME subjects for Marine Engineering are Mathematics, English, Physics, and Chemistry
  • Candidates are also required to have passed five (5) subjects at Ordinary Level of WAEC/NECO/GCE or NABTEB. The Required ‘O’ Level Subjects are English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and any one (1) from Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Biology/Agricultural Science and Geography.
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NAUTICAL SCIENCE (ND)

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to the ND Nautical Science programme is through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Candidates are expected to meet the required cut off score in the JAMB Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The required UTME subjects for Nautical Science are Mathematics, English, Physics and Geography.
  • Candidates are also required to have passed five (5) subjects at Ordinary Level of WAEC/NECO/GCE or NABTEB. The Required ‘O’ Level Subjects are English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Geography and any one (1) of Chemistry, Technical Drawing and Economics/Commerce.

MARITIME TRANSPORT AND BUSINESS STUDIES (ND)

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to the ND MTBS programme is through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Candidates are expected to meet the required cut off score in the JAMB Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The required UTME subjects for MTBS are Mathematics, English, Economics or Commerce, Geography or Government.
  • Candidates are also required to have passed five (5) subjects at Ordinary Level of WAEC/NECO/GCE or NABTEB. The Required ‘O’ Level Subjects are English Language and Mathematics and any other three subjects from the following: Economics, Geography, Commerce, Statistics, Government, History, Home Economics, French and Additional/Modern Mathematics.

INDUSTRIAL AND LABOUR RELATIONS (ND)

Admission Requirements

Admission to the ND Industrial and Labour Relations programme is through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Candidates are expected to meet the required cut off score in the JAMB Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The required UTME subjects are Mathematics, Economics plus one other relevant subject. Other required qualifications are:

  • WASC/SSCE/GCE “O” level or equivalent with a minimum of five (5) credit passes in relevant subjects including mathematics, English Language obtained at not more than two sittings and three others from Economics/ Commerce, Government, Book Keeping / Accounting and Literature in English OR
  • Teachers Grade II Certificate at merit / Credit level in five (5) relevant subjects including Mathematics and English Language OR
  • Those with higher qualifications such as ND, HND or university degree but little or no knowledge of Industrial and Labour Relations may apply
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The above sums up the courses that are offered in FCTMT (The Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology) and the admission requirements for both ND and HND programmes in the institution.

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