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Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Marine Electrical Engineering)

University of Tasmania
3 years
Full time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
On campus
Launceston
English
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Program description

Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Marine Electrical Engineering)

This advanced diploma is aimed at individuals wanting a career in the international shipping industry. Graduates will become Electro-Technical Officers on commercial vessels. It is suitable for students who complete an Australian State recognised electrical trade licence and existing seafarers wishing to upgrade their qualifications.

On completion of the course, graduates will have the knowledge and skills required to undertake Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) oral examination for Certificate of Competency as ETO.

Course content includes engineering fundamentals, marine electrical engineering, marine legislation, shipboard safety, controls systems, and management.This course is fully compliant with the education and training requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978 as amended.

Admission requirements

English Language Requirements

International applicants will be required to provide evidence of their English language ability.

For those applicants who are nationals of and currently residing in a country where English is NOT the official language, evidence of an approved English language test completed within the last two years must be provided.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website


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Program content

Year 1

  • Engineering Design and Presentation
  • Shipboard Operations (Engine)
  • Marine Mathematics I

At Sea Units (Work Integrated Learning)

  • Shipboard Operational Experience (ETO)

Year 2

  • Marine Mathematics II
  • Electrical Electronics and Control Systems
  • Advanced Marine Electrical Engineering
  • Advanced Marine Control and Automation
  • Operational Marine Engineering (General)
  • Operational Marine Engineering (Motor)
  • Advanced Electro-technology

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Qualification

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding marine electrical engineering
  • Knowledge of the marine electrical engineering and its systems
  • Inquiry and problem solving
  • Communication
  • Personal and professional responsibility

Career opportunities

The Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Marine Electrical Engineering) is the recognised pathway to becoming an AMSA certified electro-technology officer. This degree provides additional knowledge and skills that will be of benefit to students seeking a career at sea. The degree will also equip professional engineering 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
  • Technical manager in a shipping company
  • Marine superintendent or safety manager in a shipping company
  • Product, R&D, sales and service managers in companies manufacturing marine engines and equipment
  • Surveyor in a Classification Society
  • Marine Surveyor with a Port State Control authority such as AMSA
  • Work in Marine insurance companies

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University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania

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Tasmania is unique and so are Tasmanians. We believe in our island. We embrace the unusual. And we love imagination.

From our vibrant cities to the stillness of our World Heritage-listed wilderness, our incredible island is a place of contrasts – and we embrace its character in everything we do.

We offer great courses in an extraordinary location, and our teaching is supported by world-leading research, so you know you’re getting direct access to the best expertise. We’re the only university in the state, which means you will get unparalleled access to industry connections through our institution’s partnerships.

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University of Tasmania

Private Bag 51
TAS 7001 Hobart
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www.utas.edu.au


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