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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
This Applied Science (Marine Engineering) program of study at University of Tasmania is provided for students who intend to embark on a career in the maritime industry as Marine Engineer Officers on commercial vessels. It provides the knowledge and skills required to safely manage, facilitate, and undertake operation and maintenance linked to the shipboard marine engineering systems.

About

Course content includes marine engineering and systems, vessel structure and operations, cargo and passenger transport, vessel management, marine legislation, marine survey and shipboard safety. 

The Applied Science (Marine Engineering) program at University of Tasmania is designed to integrate with professional short courses and training at sea so that successful students will not only obtain an Bachelors' degree in Marine Engineering but also an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Certificate of Competency. 

Career Outcomes

The Bachelor of Applied Science Marine Engineering is the recognised pathway to becoming an AMSA certified marine engineering 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
  • Maritime Education and Training, research and teaching positions

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We recommend that students living overseas apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students no less than one month prior.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Design and Presentation 
  • Shipboard Operations (Engine) 
  • Marine Mathematics
  • Electrical Electronics and Control Systems 
  • Ship and Engine Resource Management 
  • Applied Mechanics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    72

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General Requirements

Pre Sea Engine

Satisfactory completion of:

Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) with a pass in Mathematics Applied (or equivalent)

Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) Physics or Chemistry or a physical science subject.

Australian Year 10 pass in English (or equivalent)

Minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 60 (or equivalent)

Domestic applicants who do not possess the prerequisites can undertake relevant foundation units free of charge through the University to meet the required standard.

CRICOS: 077530D

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31500 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

There are a huge range of scholarships, bursaries and fee discounts available for international students studying at the University of Tasmania.

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