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Graduate Diploma of Applied Science (Specialisation)

  • Graduate Diploma

The Australian Maritime College Master of Applied Science degree program focuses on the maritime industries.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Course Code
J6E
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$28,500 per year / $28,500 total

About this course

The Australian Maritime College Master of Applied Science degree program focuses on the maritime industries. The program is delivered by distance and the following specialisations are available subject to student demand:

Shipyard Operations (not on offer in 2019)

Marine Engineering

Shipping Operations Management

Maritime Safety (not on offer in 2019)

Operations Management (not on offer in 2019)

The program, which incorporates a Graduate Certificate and a Graduate Diploma as entry or exit points, provides students with in-depth exposure to a broad range of technical, operational and commercial topics critical to effective and efficient maritime operations. The five specialisations enable students to select a named pathway to suit their own particular interest.

Entry requirements

Students are expected to enrol initially in the Graduate Certificate. However, they will be able to enrol directly into either the Graduate Diploma or Master's program if they so chose but their entry into these two latter stages of the program will depend upon their having completed the assessment requirements of the Graduate Certificate and the Graduate Diploma respectively.

Students will be able to enter the program:

  • from a Bachelor Degree or equivalent in an area of maritime operations, engineering or technology 3;
  • from an Advanced Diploma or equivalent in an area of maritime operations related study together with extensive relevant work experience;
  • the following seafaring Certificate of Competency with relevant maritime experience:
    • Master (STCW Reg II/2)
    • Chief Mate (STCW Reg II/2)
    • Engineer Class 1 (STCW Reg III/2)
    • Engineer Class 2 (STCW Reg III/2)
  • on the basis of extensive relevant work experience and a potential to undertake work at this level as demonstrated through Recognition of Prior Learning processes in accordance with the AMC procedure 'Credit for Prior learning' and approved by the Director (NCPS).

Students will be able to enter the Graduate Diploma following completion of the Graduate Certificate or a similar and equivalent award from another tertiary institution.

Students will be able to enter the Masters following completion of the Graduate Diploma or a similar and equivalent award from another tertiary institution.

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Launceston

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Science & Mathematics courses at University of Tasmania.
80.5%
Overall satisfaction
80.5%
Skill scale
80.5%
Teaching scale