Are you ready to start getting the experience and skills to work anywhere you choose in the global maritime industry? Apply now and take the first step towards your ticket to the world!
* Part-time study is not available to international students on a student visa studying in Australia
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Marine and offshore engineers are responsible for the selection, deployment and commissioning of machinery, machinery systems and operational systems for merchant and naval vessels plus offshore floating and fixed vessels/structures. Building on core fundamental engineering units, this degree specialises in associated mechanical and mechanical-electrical power generation, machinery and operational systems. This course may involve practical work on board MV Bluefiin
The two specialisations available are:
Marine Systems – focuses on the selection, deployment and commissioning of machinery, machinery systems and operational systems designed and manufactured in support of the ship and underwater vehicle industry.
Offshore Systems – specialising in selection, deployment and commissioning of machinery, machinery systems and operational systems designed and manufactured in support of the offshore oil and gas industry.
The course consists of four years of study with eight subjects per year. Students are able to major in one of the following specialisations: Offshore Systems or Marine Systems. Students meeting the required standards of achievement throughout the course may qualify for an Honours award.
Prospective students must meet AMC/UTAS undergraduate general entry requirements: http://www.utas.edu.au/admissions/undergraduate/admission-requirements
Entry requirements for all maritime engineering courses are as follows:
Potential students must have completed middle to upper level Maths and a Science subject (^Physics or Chemistry recommended).
TAS Maths Methods + a science subject^
VIC Maths Methods + a science subject^
NSW Maths (2-unit) or Maths Ex 1 + a science subject^
QLD Maths B Science subject + a science subject^
SA/NT Maths Studies + a science subject^
WA Maths 3C/3D + a science subject^
ACT Maths Methods + a science subject^
IB Maths + a science subject^
NZ NCEA Level 3 with Calculus + a science subject^
Domestic students who do not meet the entry requirements may undertake the Bachelor of General Studies (Engineering Pathway).
International students who do not meet the entry requirements may undertake the Foundation Studies Program (FSP).
As part of the course of study, students must complete at least 12 weeks of work experience considered to be appropriate by the Bachelor of Engineering Courses Committee. For further information regarding work experience, please visit the Work Experience web page.
Top international jobs are offered by the booming oil and gas industry and the Australian high-speed ferry industry. There is international demand from the shipbuilding, alternative energy, marine survey, military, industrial process and power generation sectors, as well as statutory bodies.
Top international jobs are offered to all quality applicants by the booming oil and gas industry. For those interested in boats, the Australian high speed ferry industry offers rewarding careers.
There is international demand from the following areas:
Graduates can also apply for any suitable position open to mechanical engineers.
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Newnham Campus, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.
Collaborative degrees can also be commenced in Western Australia at Edith Cowan University and in New Zealand at the Auckland University of Technology.
The University of Tasmania Scholarships Program provides students with significant financial and academic support to study at the Australian Maritime College, a specialist institute of the University of Tasmania.
For further Scholarship information, please visit the University of Tasmania Scholarships website.
Australian & New Zealand students - please visit the AMC Online Application page for details on how to apply. Alternatively, you can apply through your states’ Tertiary Admissions Centres.
International Students – please visit the UTAS International Students Apply for Admission page.
Please complete the Online Enquiry Form and the most appropriate person will respond to you directly.