The following degrees and diplomas are conferred by Myanmar Maritime University:
- B.E. (Naval Architecture)
- B.E. (Marine Engineering)
- B.E. (Port and Harbour Engineering)
- B.E. (River and Coastal Engineering)
- B.E. (Marine Electrical Systems and Electronics)
- B.E. (Marine Mechanical)
- B.Sc. (Nautical Science)
- Dip. S. M. (Postgraduate Diploma in Shipping Management)
- Dip. P. M. (Postgraduate Diploma in Port Management)
These undergraduate courses were opened on 1st August 2002 and now there are more than 2500 students studying in Myanmar Maritime University. Postgraduate Diploma Courses such as Shipping Management and Port Management are being opened on February 1, 2007.
Myanmar Maritime University offers degrees and diplomas with duration of Academic years are as follows.
- B.E. (Naval Architecture) (6 Years)
- B.E. (Marine Engineering) (6 Years)
- B.E. (Port and Harbour Engineering) (6 Years)
- B.E. (River and Coastal Engineering) (6 Years)
- B.E. (Marine Electrical Systems and Electronics) (6 Years)
- B.E. (Marine Mechanical) (6 Years)
- B. Sc. (Nautical Science) (5 Years)
- Dip. S.M. (Postgraduate Diploma in Shipping Management) (2 Years)
- Dip. P.M. (Postgraduate Diploma in Port Management) (2 Years)
Students who have got at least 400 out of 600 marks in Basic Education High School Matriculation Examination are allowed to apply for a seat and annually 20% of female students and 80% male students are admitted. All the students have to pass medical examination and eye sight test.
An academic year consists of two semesters, each having a duration of 17 weeks of classroom/ lab contact time followed by 2-3 weeks of private study and examination, thus totaling about 20 weeks for each semester. There will be a vacation of 2 weeks after the first semester examination. After the final (end-of-the-year) examination there will be an Industrial Training for a specified duration. The tutorial/ lab performance (if any) together with the examination marks for both semesters will be considered in making the final evaluation of a particular subject. Minimum of 75% classroom attendance and 100% laboratory attendance are required for a student to be qualified for taking the examination.