Diploma in Higher Education in Nautical Science
Full Time Course delivered at Liverpool John Moores University(Chief Mate/Master)
Entry Requirements – To qualify for the issue of this Certiﬁcate of Competency you must meet the following
(a) Hold a valid OOW unlimited, II/1, Certiﬁcate of Competency;
(b) Have completed 12 months ‘ watch keeping service while holding an OOW unlimited, II/1, Certiﬁcate of Competency;
(c) Hold the applicable ancillary and safety coursecertiﬁcates as listed in MSN (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/msn-1856-mf-uk-requirements-for-master-and-deck-ofﬁcers) section 10;
(d) Discharge book and watch-keeping certiﬁcates verifying the 12 months watch keeping service
(e) International Applicants should hold a UKBA approved English Language Qualiﬁcation(equivalent to IELTS 5.5 average)
(f) International Applicants are required to pay a non-refundable deposit of £1200
It is also recommended that students obtain:
- Medical Care
- Human Element and Leadership and Management (HELM) – Management
- NAVRAS (O)/NAEST (O) or ECDIS obtained after 1/1/2005 (see later)
These above courses can be provided during the Chief Mates programme at extra charge. Upgradation to Master unlimited, STCW Convention regulation II/2
To qualify for the issue of this Certiﬁcate of Competency you must meet the following requirements:
(a) Hold a valid UK Chief Mate unlimited, II/2,
(b) Have completed 36 months’ watch keeping service while holding OOW unlimited II/1, Certiﬁcate of Competency
(c) Hold a valid ENG1 (medical ﬁtness certiﬁcate)
(d) Pass MCA oral examination `A’ (for the syllabus see MGN 69)
To obtain an STCW Chief Mates certificate, Students need the following additional components as shown in the label below and which are integreted into the programme to study. These include two external examinations(Stability and Navigation) set by SQA on behalf of MCA, as well as preparation for your MCA Oral examination. First attempt at NAEST(M), and SQA external examinations are normally incorporated with in the costs and schedule of the DipHE Nautical Science Program.
The Oral fee and second attempts at NAEST , SQA examinations will be subject to an additional cost.
- Navigation Equipment and Simulation Training (Management level) – NAEST(M)
- External SQA written examinations (2 papers)
- Oral examination (MCA fee required)
- Human Element Leadership and Management (Management level) – HELM(M) (at extra fee required)
The NAEST(M) course requires as entry requirement an MCA approved NARAS(O) or NAEST(O) course issued after 1/1/2005, otherwise students must provide an MCA approved ECDIS course certificate issued after 1/1/2005.
If you have any doubt as about the MCA approval of your NARAS(O)/NAEST(O)/ECDIC certificates please contact MCA at firstname.lastname@example.org
The fee for this programme is £7100 and a full fee payment will be required at enrolment, payable by cheque, bankers draft, credit or debit card.
International applicants are required to submit a £1200 deposit with their application form. Deposits can be paid via an online credit or debit card payment at https://buyonline.ljmu.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=1&catid=1082 When making an online card payment, applicants will be asked to set up a basic account and then will be sent an electronic receipt for their deposit payment via an email. International applicants must submit a receipt for their online card payment with their application form. Please note that your deposit payment is non-refundable.
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