Myanmar Maritime University to conduct master’s degree courses as of next year


Myanmar Maritime University (MMU) will conduct master’s degree courses as of the next year, Union Minister for Transport U Nyan Tun Aung Saturday said at the 9th convocation of the university.
The main commitment of the MMU, which is under the Ministry of Transport, is to develop human resources by producing qualified naval architects, ocean engineers, marine engineers, marine electrical systems and electronic engineers, port and harbour engineers, river and coastal engineers and navigation officers, according to the ministry.
At the convocation, held in conjunction with a ceremony to award outstanding students, the MMU conferred bachelor degrees and diplomas on about 500 students, an official said.
Since its establishment in 2002, Myanmar Maritime University, the premier university of maritime education in Myanmar, has offered only bachelor’s and post-graduate diploma courses.
In his speech on the occasion, U Nyan Tun Aung said, “Under the ministry’s strategic transport development policy, relentless effort are being made for air and marine sector development to comply with the rules set by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the International Civil Aviation Organization(ICAO).”

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