This unit is a specialist unit for the Graduate Certificate/Graduate Diploma/Masters of Applied Science (Specialisation) Courses. It delivers a detailed knowledge of maritime safety and related Australian regulatory regime, application of international conventions, codes and recommendations, together with their impact on the maritime sector.
|Unit name||Maritime Safety|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Seafaring and Maritime Operations|
|Coordinator||Doctor Gholam Reza (Reza) Emad|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Describe and Evaluate the main elements of a generic safety assessment
- Describe the structure and functions of the international maritime organisation (IMO) in the context of maritime safety
- Explain the purpose and function of the major IMO legal instruments regulating maritime safety including the international convention for the safety of life at sea (SOLAS), the international convention on load lines, and the international regulations for avoiding collisions at sea (ColRegs)
- Discuss the role of the IMO and its membership in the elaboration of the major IMO legal instruments and summarise the process for amending and updating these
- Describe and evaluate the role of Australian and other maritime administrations in regulating maritime safety and implementing relevant international instruments.
|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 here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
|Assessment||Assessment Task 1 (20%)|Assessment Task 3 (50%)|Assessment task 2 (30%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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