Bachelor of Applied Science (Nautical Science)

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Courses Overview

What will I learn?
This program of study is provided for students who intend to embark on a career in the maritime industry as navigating (Deck) Officers and Masters on commercial vessels. It provides the knowledge and skills required to safely manage and operate vessels. Course content includes navigation and vessel handling, cargo and passenger transport, vessel management, marine legislation and shipboard safety. The program is designed to integrate with professional short courses and training at sea so that successful students will not only obtain and Advanced Diploma or Bachelor degree but also Certificate of Competency issued by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). The program is fully compliant with the training and educational requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for Seafarers (STCW Convention, as amended in 2010).
On completion of their second year, students who wish or need to exit from their studies will be awarded the Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Nautical Science) if they have met the requirements for the award. Overseas students with approved prior learning may enter directly into Year 2 of the program by enrolling in the Advanced Diploma or Bachelor degree as appropriate.
Career outcomes
The Bachelor of Applied Science (Nautical Science) is the recognised pathway to becoming an AMSA certified deck officer. This degree provides additional knowledge and skills that will be of benefit to students seeking a career ashore. The degree will also equip professional deck officers with the additional knowledge and skills that they are likely to require to take up senior shore-based professional positions such as:
Governmental or intergovernmental regulators and organisations such as AMSA, EMSA (European Maritime Safety Agency), IMO (International Maritime Organization)
Senior position in a shipyard
Fleet manager in a shipping company
Crew manager / shipping agent
Marine superintendent or safety manager in a shipping company
Product, R&D, sales and service managers in companies supplying maritime equipment
Surveyor in a Classification Society
Marine Surveyor with a Port State Control authority such as AMSA
Work in Marine insurance companies
Mediators / Arbitrators
Maritime Education and Training, research and teaching positions


Department

Which department am I in? Australian Maritime College (AMC)


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) - 6.0 (no individual band less than 5.5); TOEFL (IBT) 72 (no skill below: Reading 10; Listening 9; Speaking 16; Writing 19); PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 42; UTAS Access-English Level 6 - 60% (no individual score less than 55%); Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade; Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade; Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade.


Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicant must have satisfactory completion of Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) with passes in Mathematics, and Physics, Physical Science or Chemistry; and English Language at Australian Year 10 (or equivalent). Those who do not possess the prerequisites may undertake relevant Foundation Units through the University to meet the required standard. They must also satisfy the following English language requirements: TOEFL (PBT) 550 TWE 4.5; PTE Academic 50 with no score lower than 42; UTAS Access - English Level 6 - 60 per cent (no individual score less than 55 per cent); Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) - B Grade; Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - C Grade; Cambridge BEC (Business English Certificate) Higher - C Grade.


Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
University of Tasmania (UTAS) offers below pathways courses for this subject Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Nautical Science)
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne


Full Time (Minimum 4.5 Years, up to a maximum of 10 Years)

A$30,500.00 (US$ 23,857) per year

26 February 2018, 16 July 2018

Launceston Campus Newnham Drive, Newnham, LAUNCESTON, Tasmania, 7250, LAUNCESTON, Australia


Online/Distance (Variable)

A$30,500.00 (US$ 23,857) per year

26 February 2018, 16 July 2018

Launceston Campus Newnham Drive, Newnham, LAUNCESTON, Tasmania, 7250, LAUNCESTON, Australia