Courses & Units

Maritime Safety JND503

Launceston

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Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Maritime Safety
Unit code JND503
Credit points 12.5
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
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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
099999 $1,828.00 $858.00 not applicable $2,493.00
  • 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

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4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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Teaching

AssessmentAssessment Task 1 (20%)|Assessment Task 3 (50%)|Assessment task 2 (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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