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Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Engineering) (23R)

Course information:

Course type Bachelor
Duration 4 years
Fees *Fee discounts apply
Location Launceston
Intake AMC MT Main Block 1; AMC MT Main Block 3
Entry Requirements Qualifications equivalent to Australian Year 12 level plus mathematics applied (or equivalent) or higher AND chemistry or physics.
IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5)
CRICOS Code 077530D

Marine engineers are primarily responsible for the safe operation of propulsion and marine machinery of an ocean going vessel.

If you enjoy working with machinery and travelling the seas then this degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to undertake the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) oral examination for Certificate of Competency as a marine engineer on commercial vessels.

Course structure

Phase 1 - Pre sea education and training at the Launceston Campus

Phase 2 - Shipboard Operational Experience / Work book units – Sea-time~

Phase 3 - Education and training at the Launceston Campus

Phase 4 - Education and training at the Launceston Campus

~A cadetship or employment with a shipping company is required in order to complete the seatime phases of this course. Employment may be sought either before or after Year 1 (Pre Sea) studies. For information on how to secure a cadetship, please visit:

Tuition Fee Note

*The Seafaring courses offered by the Australian Maritime College (AMC) have unique requirements. Refer to the International Student Fees page for the Enrolment and Fee Schedules and the indicative total course cost for each entry pathway.