The University of Makati’s College of Maritime Leadership Innovation finally obtained recognition from the Commission on Higher Education for its Bachelor’s Degrees in Marine Engineering and Marine Transportation. Both programs exceed the standards for instruction, assessment, and shipboard training jointly set by the Commission and the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA).
The College, a product of an innovative academic public-private partnership between the University and Southfield Agencies, Inc., follows the University's dualized university education system (DUES) where industry and academe meet to provide quality tertiary education and immediate employment. With the support of the industry partner, the College provides scholarships on world-class technical maritime instruction anchored on industry-enhanced curricula, guarantees 100 % onboard training and guarantees 100% employment. Tuition fees and all other school-related needs such as board and lodging, uniforms, books, medical exams and preparations for the licensure examinations are also advanced by the Company under a study-now-pay-later arrangement.
To be considered for admission, academically-excellent applicants have to pass a five-step screening process which includes a written examination measuring Math, Science, English and Abstract Reasoning skills, a psychological assessment, a family interview, a medical fitness test, and a three-week live-in training.
To date, around 140 scholars have gone for international onboard training and 164 are completing formal instruction on campus.
Interested applicants are advised to present their Grades 11 and 12 high school cards for assessment at the College of Maritime Leadership Innovation, 5th Floor, Admin Building, University of Makati, J.P. Rizal Extension, West Rembo, Makati City. Applications will be accepted until March 14, 2020, at 5 PM.
Article (and Photo) written and submitted by:
Prof. Stephanie Jane DyTiapco