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SURV169 Special Topic

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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
Paper code SURV169
Subject Surveying
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2022 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,284.15
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NAUT 101
Schedule C
May not be credited with NAUT101 if taken in 2020

Emily Tidey or Christina Hulbe

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

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Not offered in 2022

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system