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    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
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The Graduate Certificate in Applied Science (Specialisation) at University of Tasmania, 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. 

About

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Science (Specialisation) at University of Tasmania will set the Australian benchmark for professional development in maritime operations. The key objective is to provide graduates with a widely recognised qualification that meets the higher level training and educational needs of the sectors in, and associated with, theAustralian and international marine transport industry. Graduates from the program will have the ability to not only adapt to the changing technical and commercial needs of the global shipping industry, but also take the lead where appropriate.The program aims to broaden and deepen students' understanding of maritime operations and related fields and further develop a range of technical, cognitive and behavioural skills that can be applied in a variety of maritime operations contexts. More specifically, upon completion of the program graduates will be able to:

  • identify and solve problems in maritime operations and related fields using broad-based knowledge of the fundamental principles within their chosen specialisation, their critical thinking skills, and state-of-the-art tools and technologies;
  • critically analyse and evaluate developments and issues that emerge in the field of maritime operations;
  • be able to function autonomously as well as an effective member of a management team and have the ability to adapt to the changing technical and operational needs of the global shipping industry; and
  • pursue lifelong learning and continuing professional development as they progress in their chosen career

Programme Structure

Specialisations available:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Shipping Operations Management

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 6 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score (Grade B):

    193

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic 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;

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    28500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28500 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
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Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

Funding

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

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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