Bachelor of Applied Science - Nautical Science

University of Tasmania

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 Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW Convention, as amended in 2010).

Course Fee:


International: $103,159

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Watchkeeper Deck, Mate/ Master, Chief Mate/Master with competencies

Subjects you can Study:

Pre sea deck; Shipboard operational experience; Watchkeeper deck education; Chief mate/master education

Further information:

For more information visit: http://www.utas.edu.au/courses/cse/courses/23q-bachelor-of-applied-science-nautical-science

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00586B

Related Careers:

Marine Surveyor, Ship's Officer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
AMC Launceston No info Yes Full time 4.5 years
AMC Launceston No info Yes Part time 10 years
At the University of Tasmania students study at a quality institution in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. Founded in 1890, we are the fourth oldest university in Australia, and our institution is classed within the top two per cent of universities worldwide.

The University offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 150 postgraduate programs across a wide range of disciplines. Many of our programs are accredited and professionally recognised by industry and professional bodies in Australia and abroad.

We are highly regarded internationally for our teaching and academic excellence, and our lecturers and tutors have the opportunity to engage with students one-on-one and offer personalised advice and guidance. Our diverse range of courses, student exchanges and learning experiences offer students a uniquely engaging educational experience, while giving them excellent preparation for their future careers.

The University of Tasmania campuses in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie offer students a focused and engaged learning environment with excellent facilities. Beyond our campuses, the University community is strengthened by a network of more than 100,000 alumni spanning more than 120 countries.

Tasmania is an affordable place to live, with a stunning natural environment and a friendly and welcoming community. For students looking for an exceptional, personalised university experience that will shape their future success, there is no better place to study.

Provider CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)

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