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A theoretical introduction to nautical issues including maritime law and regulations, health and safety, in-shore navigation and maritime communication. Note: Subject to departmental permission.
The paper is of interest to students who wish to focus on hydrographic surveying, marine science, or who wish to broaden their understanding of nautical theory.
|Paper title||Special Topic|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2021, expected to be offered in 2022 (Distance learning)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,262.70|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,109.00|
- NAUT 101
- Schedule C
- May not be credited with NAUT101 if taken in 2020
- Teaching staff
Convenor: Graham Turner
Textbooks are not required for this paper. Library online resources are required for the research paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will:
- be introduced to the fundamental principles and challenges involved in working at sea
- have knowledge of shipboard health and safety
- know how to use basic maritime navigational equipment
- know how seafarers approach their professional responsibilities and how to avoid legal pitfalls