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  • 48 months
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Overview

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.

Career

The Applied Science (Marine Electrical Engineering) from University of Tasmania 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
  • Fleet manager in a shipping company
  • Marine superintendent or safety manager in a shipping company
  • Product, R&D, sales and service managers in companies supplying maritime 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 should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

  • 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:

  • Pre sea education and training at the Newnham Campus 
  • Shipboard Operational Experience / Work book units 
  • ETO education and training at the Newnham Campus
  • Bachelor Degree Education at the Newnham Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    72

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General Requirements

  • STCW Engineer Certificate of Competency / Engineer Watchkeeper or higher issued under regulation III/1 or III/2 (or equivalent)
CRICOS: 093281E

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19572 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 78291 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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