Marine Institute

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The Marine Institute is recognized as a world-leading centre for marine and ocean-related career education and research. As a campus of Memorial University, we provide you with credentials that are recognized around the world. Located on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, we are one of the most respected centers of marine learning and applied research in the world.

The Marine Institute offers a variety of educational opportunities for students of all backgrounds. MI provides a full range of industry-driven programs focusing on the marine sciences and technology at the undergraduate and graduate-level offering everything from certificates and diplomas to Bachelors, Masters and PhDs. All programs and courses are designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills required for success in today’s workforce. The majority of programs include a work placement opportunity that allows students to gain real industry experience employers are looking for upon graduation.

The main campus of the Marine Institute is located in the heart of the capital city, St. John’s. The beautiful views, extensive hiking trails, recreation facilities and the welcoming nature of Newfoundlanders are just some of the amenities you’ll come to know. The MI campus houses extraordinary facilities and equipment such as our flume tank, a seafood processing plant, freshwater aquaculture research and development facilities, as well as extensive marine simulation facilities. The Dr. C.R Barrett library, also located on campus, houses one of Canada’s largest marine-related collections.

At MI, students enjoy a learning environment where small class sizes are the rule, hands-on instruction is a way of life, and competitive tuition rates put an internationally recognized education well within your reach. You’ll be taught by industry professionals, have access to state-of-the-art facilities and work with employers who offer real-world experience to launch your career. If you want to be in demand and in action all over the world, you can make it happen at the Marine Institute.