On successful completion of this unit, you will understand the role of the master of a ship from a commercial and legal stand point. This includes the master's responsibilities and authority. Furthermore you will be knowledgeable about laws such as the STCW and SOLAS. You will also cover the master's liability.
This unit meets the relevant learning outcomes set out in Table A -II/2 of STCW 2010 (Manila Amendments) and detailed in the Maritime Training Package MAR50415.
|Unit name||Business and Law (Restricted Tonnage)|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Seafaring and Maritime Operations|
|Coordinator||Ms Katherine Fuller|
|Available as student elective?|
|Delivered By||Delivered wholly by the provider|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Spring school (late)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (late)||8/11/2021||18/11/2021||2/12/2021||26/12/2021|
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|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
Lectures / Tutorials
|Assessment||Test or quiz (100%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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