Courses & Units

Marine Communications (Signals) JVD185

Launceston

Introduction

The aim of the unit is to provide candidates with the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively between ship and/or shore stations using the protocols laid down in the International Code of Signals (known as INTERCO), primarily using visual signals, but also using other methods. Other information of a practical nature is also included covering common flag etiquette.

Summary

Unit name Marine Communications (Signals)
Unit code JVD185
Credit points 6.25
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring
Coordinator Captain Ian Moist
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston AMC MT Main Block 3 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston AMC MT Main Block 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
AMC MT Main Block 3 13/6/2022 10/11/2022 11/11/2022 13/11/2022
AMC MT Main Block 1 31/1/2022 9/6/2022 10/6/2022 12/6/2022

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Learning Outcomes

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Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
031705 $501.00 $501.00 not applicable $1,413.00
  • 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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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Lecture

AssessmentTest or quiz (100%)
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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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