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!
This course has been designed to facilitate entry by international students who wish to embark on a career in the international shipping industry. Graduates will become a Navigating (Deck) Officer, Master on commercial vessels. The course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to safely operate commercial vessels.
Course content includes navigation, seamanship, cargo and passenger transport, marine legislation and shipboard safety and management. This course is fully compliant with the training and educational requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (1978 as amended).
Satisfactory completion of:
Those who do not possess the prerequisites can undertake relevant foundation units free of charge through the University to meet the required standard.
Students who have English as a second language require IELTS score of 6 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band
On successful completion of the Advanced Diploma, students will be able to articulate into Year 3 of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Nautical Science).
A graduate can pursue a career as a Deck Officer on any type of commercial vessel of unlimited tonnage.
|“I was sponsored by my company to study at AMC, because it has the best maritime training facilities in Australia and such an outstanding worldwide reputation for producing quality seafarers.” Lindsay, Third Officer on the RSV Aurora Australis – Australia’s research and resupply vessel to the Antarctic.|
Launceston Campus, Tasmania, Australia
To view the variety of scholarships available through AMC/UTAS, please visit the AMC Scholarships page.
Australian & New Zealand students - please visit the UTAS Online Application page for details on how to apply.
International Students – please visit the UTAS International Students Apply for Admission page.
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* Does not include qualifying sea service.