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  • 36 months
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This advanced diploma of Applied Science (Marine Electrical Engineering) at University of Tasmania is aimed at individuals wanting a career in the international shipping industry. Graduates will become Electro-Technical Officers on commercial vessels. 

About

On completion of the advanced diploma of Applied Science (Marine Electrical Engineering) at University of Tasmania , 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.

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 outcomes

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

Accreditation

The Advanced Diploma of Applied Science (Marine Electrical Engineering) is approved by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) for eligibility towards the following Certificates of Competency: Electro-technology Officer.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    200 credit points alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Engineering Design and Presentation
  • Shipboard Operations (Engine)
  • Marine Mathematics
  • Electrical Electronics and Control Systems
  • Operational Marine Engineering (General)
  • Operational Marine Engineering (Motor)
  • Advanced Electro-technology
  • Advanced Marine Electrical Engineering

Audience

It is suitable for students who complete Australian Year 12 studies (or equivalent), as well as trade personnel and existing seafarers wishing to upgrade their qualifications.

Lecturers

Course Coordinator: Gamini Lokuketagoda

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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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)
  • International students require IELTS of 5.5 with a minimum of 5.0 in each band (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: 093280F

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31500 AUD per year and a duration of 36 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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