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Nautical Science/ Chief Mate Full / Master HND

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Faculty of Nautical

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

11th Sep 2017, 1 year

11th Sep 2017, 1 year

Location

Riverside Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course is designed for you to progress from OOW level (deck) to Chief mates level. The course requires that you have held a MCA approved OOW certificate and that you have had a position at sea for a period of 12 months. You'll also have completed the following short courses: HELM Management, NAEST Management and a Medical Care certificate.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Recognised sea time of 12 months at OOW level
  • NAEST (M) certificate (to be valid when finally applying for your COC). The NAEST(M) course is scheduled within course program

What you study

You'll study:

  • Marine passage planning
  • Management of bridge operations
  • Applied marine meteorology
  • Ship stability: theory and practical applications
  • Marine V/L structures and maintenance
  • Management of V/L operations
  • Ships Master business
  • Shipboard management
  • Engineering systems
  • Compass

After the course

Careers

The course overall will equip you to become a competent and efficient Chief Mate.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    11th Sep 2017
    End Date:
    8th Jun 2018
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome