MARINE INSTITUTE OF MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND, ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR

St. John's, Newfoundland & LabradorLOCATION
InstituteSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1964Established Year
Memorial University of NewfoundlandParent College

Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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The Marine Institute is a premier institute for research and career education in fields related to the ocean. The institute is affiliated to the Memorial University of Newfoundland, a public university in Canada and is located in the St.John’s campus of the University.

It is situated in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador near the Atlantic Ocean, providing quick access to the ocean. The specialty of the institute is the experience-based learning along with theories that prepare a student well for future endeavors.

The institute is well known for the different types of courses it offers, especially the technical certificates and diplomas that are first of its kind in the country. As the medium of instruction of the Marine Institute is English, all applicants have to provide proof of English language proficiency regardless of the country of origin.

Why choose Marine Institute - Memorial University of Newfoundland?

Rankings

  • Times Higher Education: 501-600th
  • QS Global World:701-750
  • Shanghai Ranking:601-700
  • Center for World University Rankings(World):579
  • Center for World University Rankings(Canada):22

Key Features

  • One of the best Marine institutes in Canada.
  • 38th rank in Marine and Ocean Engineering Shanghai Rankings.
  • Amongst top 150 in Oceanography in Academic Rankings of the World University(2018)
  • Specialized technical certificate courses in Bridge Watch, Fire Rescue and Marine Diesel Mechanics.
  • One of the most affordable marine institutes in Canada.
  • 2013 Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Teaching Award for institute faculty John Cross.
  • Transport Canada courses offered by the institute open to Canadian citizens.
  • Successfully implementation of over 250 projects in more than 50 countries.

What do students say?

  • Students of the Marine Institute recommend this school to everyone interested in the study of any field related to the ocean.
  • As experience-based learning is a major aspect of learning in this institute, all programs are known to offer hands-on learning along with the opportunity of working with professionals of the related industry.
  • Students find the Marine Institute of the Memorial University of Newfoundland to be a world-class institute.
  • Students find a solid base along with confidence for work experience in the programs offered by the Marine Institute.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic
Number of Undergraduate SeatsDiffers
Number of Postgraduate SeatsDiffers
Percentage of International Students15%
Basic Tuition Fee, Undergraduate Canadian Students600 CAD (one term)
Basic Tuition Fee, Undergraduate International Students900 CAD (one term)
Basic Tuition Fee, Graduate Canadian Students1,800 CAD (one term)
Basic Tuition Fee, Graduate International Students3,600 CAD (one term
Test Scores AcceptedTOEFL/IELTS/PTE/MELAB
Websitehttps://www.mi.mun.ca/

Marine Institute Campus and Residential Facilities

  • Both on-campus and off-campus housing facilities are available at St. John’s Campus, one of the four campuses of the Memorial University of Newfoundland.
  • International Students can choose from three types of accommodation.
    • Temporary Housing: To be arranged by the student.
    • On-Campus Housing: Submit a separate application even before acquiring a study permit.
    • Off-Campus Housing: Students are required to select an area of their choice and make temporary arrangements for 3-5 days before moving in permanently.
  • Three kinds of Room styles to choose from: Room, house and apartment.
  • Two types of meal plans for Fall and Winter Terms: 5-day unlimited meals that include $200 Flex dollars and 7-day unlimited meals that include $100 flex dollars.
  • Apply to the Student Residence Application portal after receiving the acceptance letter.

Marine Institute Programs, Faculties, and Division

  • A total of 25 programs of diplomas, technical certificates, masters and Ph.D. to choose from.
  • All courses are taught in English.
  • Two levels of study offered: Undergraduate and Graduate.
  • Over 50 short courses are provided. Courses will commence after attaining the minimum class size.
  • Some Master’s and Post-Graduate Courses are taught via online mode only.
  • Applications for a few programs like technical certificates, joint diplomas, etc are considered only for the Fall term.
DepartmentsPopular Courses
School of FisheriesMaster of Marine Studies, Advanced Diploma in Sustainable Aquaculture,
School of Maritime StudiesMarine Engineering, Nautical Science, Bridge Watch
School of Ocean TechnologyMasters of Technology Management, Bachelor of Technology

All you need to know about the application process of Marine Institute

How, when and where to apply?

Applicants are required to following steps to complete the application process:

  • Create an account at the Memorial University of Newfoundland Online Application Portal.
  • Fill all the necessary details.
  • Make sure to check the academic and physical requirements(if any) before applying.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • International Students should submit the application latest by March 1st.
  • Submit the required documents. Test scores like TOEFL or IELTS should be sent directly from the test center.
  • Complete and submit the separate housing application before getting accepted to the institute.

Application fee and deadlines

Applicant TypeApplication FeeDeadlines
Domestic Applicant60 CADFall: April 15
Winter: November 1
International Applicant120 CADFall: March 1
Winter: October 1

What are the pre-requisites?

Proof of Physical Fitness

Applicants to Diploma of Technology/Bachelor of Technology, Technical Certificates, and a few other diploma programs are required to submit proof of physical fitness.

English Proficiency Requirements

Proof of English Language Proficiency must be submitted by all applicants in any one of the following:

  • Successful completion of schooling in a secondary institution where the medium of full-time instruction is English or equivalent
  • TOEFL: PBT-550, CBT-213, IBT-79
  • IELTS: 6.5 overall

Students can also submit other English Language test scores apart from these.

Academic Requirements

The academic benchmark set for admission differs from course to course.

What After You Get Admission

  • Apply for a study permit to Canada after receiving the acceptance letter.
  • Submit the necessary documents listed by the Visa authority.

For further information,students can check their country’s Visa Office Instructions.

Marine Insitute Cost of Attendance

An estimate of First Year Tuition(2018-19)

Diplomas of Technology, Technician diplomas, Bachelor of Technology

ExpensesCost (International Students)
Term 12700 CAD
Term 22700 CAD
Technical Session1350 CAD
Work Team (if applicable)675 CAD
First-Year Lab Fee25 CAD
Student Service Fee50 CAD
Health/Dental Insurance(per term)------
General Residence Fee (per semester)40 CAD
Residence Deposit500 CAD
7-day Unlimited Meal Plan (per semester)Fall: 2,545 CAD including 100 flex dollars
Winter: 2,570 CAD including $100 flex dollars
Graduate Students700-725 CAD per month

Marine Institute Scholarships and Financial Aid

Students admitted to the Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland are eligible for general Memorial University entrance scholarships as well as other awards.In order to be eligible for receiving the scholarship, the online applications must be completed and submitted to the institute latest by March 1.

Scholarships

Memorial University Entrance Scholarship

  • 2,550 or 1,275 CAD (depending on funding)
  • Non-Renewable
  • High School Canadian Citizen/Permanent Residents Applicants with final admission average marks of 90%
  • No separate application required

Marine Institute Entrance Scholarship

  • 1,000 CAD
  • Non-Renewable
  • High School Canadian Citizen/Permanent Residents Applicants with final admission minimum marks of 80%
  • No separate application required

Awards

Public Service Credit Union Award for Leadership

  • 500 CAD
  • Annually to an undergraduate student at the Fisheries and Marine Institute accepted to participate in a Marine Institute team related to a marine field of study displaying excellent leadership qualities
  • Preference to be given to the School of Ocean Technology Students

Moving Forward Together Campaign Award

  • 1,800 CAD
  • To one Undergraduate Aboriginal student (preferably beyond the first year)
  • Renewable for two years
  • Must meet minimum academic requirements

Bursary

Roy Russell Memorial Bursary

  • Given to First Year student of any program
  • Must be a graduate of a high school in Newfoundland and Labrador situated off the Avalon Peninsula

Work while you study at the Marine Insitute

The Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland provides Work Terms from 1-2 depending upon the area of study. Students are responsible for searching for a suitable work opportunity.

The institute does not guarantee a work placement. Students can be exempted from a work term if he/she fails to secure one until the given deadline.

  • Students will be given handbooks that will vary across courses.
  • Important Dates for all courses differ.
  • The institute might help a student to seek work opportunities if he/she fails to do so after sufficient search for the same.
  • Students are required to submit their resumes at OCIL@mi.mun.ca in pdf/word format.
  • The Career Synergy Series of the institute allows networking and learning opportunities to current students, employers, and alumni.

Note: The above information may vary depending upon the courses.

Marine Institute Alumni Network

The alumni of the Marine Institute receive multiple benefits in the form of career services and individualized support. The career services for graduates include job postings, resume/CV critique, and evaluation, mock interviews and networking. The institute also sends an invitation to an annual career event- Career Synergy Series.

The alumni of the institute are also eligible to seek individualized support, inquiries, and connections that can be made through the Office of Development and Engagement.

The services that can be availed at St. John’s campus range from Groups rates and insurance services with Johnson to retail discounts. Some of the distinguished alumni include Heather Barry-Leading Seaman in Royal Canadian Navy; Captain Chris Elliot-Master, M/T Vinland in Canship Ugland Ltd and Mickey Freeman-President, DRYWORLD Industries.

Find a Program

Arts & Social Studies 12 Programs

4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$15,187 - 27,588 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$10,631 - 18,225 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$7,249 PER
YEAR

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Engineering, Technology & Applied Sciences 5 Programs

4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$15,187 - 27,588 PER
YEAR

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$10,631 - 18,225 PER
YEAR

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$5,624 - 11,790 PER
YEAR

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Business, Finance, Economics, Management & Statistics 4 Programs

4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$15,187 - 27,588 PER
YEAR

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1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$7,249 PER
YEAR

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$15,187 PER
YEAR

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$10,631 - 18,225 PER
YEAR

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Sciences 5 Programs

4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$15,187 - 27,588 PER
YEAR

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1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$6,075 - 7,425 PER
YEAR

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4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$3,372 PER
YEAR

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Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland Overview

Institution TypePublic
AffiliationMemorial University of Newfoundland
Student Population
DLI NumberO19440995346
Application Cost$60
Average Cost of Attendance$15,187 / Year

Admission & Dates

Fall Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

December 16

Application Results

Read more about admission seasons and deadlines

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTS-6.5- -
TOEFL-79- -

Attendance Cost

$15,187

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$15,187 / Year
Post Graduate Program$7,249 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Student Housing$3,303 / Year
Meal Plan$3,836 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Program Wise Accreditations
Engineering ProgramsCanadian Council of Technicians and Technologists
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