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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2011
ausTralIan MarITIMe colleGe, TasManIa Whether you want to captain a large vessel, safeguard the world’s marine environments or design super structures on the ocean, you’ll be taught by industry-leading experts and have access to some of the best facilities in the world. AMC Principal Malek Pourzanjani said the college had a proud 30-year history, during which it had cemented its position as Australia’s premier centre for maritime training, education and research. ‘Our graduates gain skills that are in high demand and work in fields as diverse as the oil and gas sector, ports and logistics management, and marine conservation,’ Professor Pourzanjani said. ‘Their AMC qualifications are internationally recognised, which means their work can literally take them anywhere in the world.’ AMC is located across three purpose-built campuses in and around Launceston, Tasmania. The main campus sits alongside the University of Tasmania in the Launceston suburb of Newnham, while the Beauty Point campus is located just 45 minutes’ drive north on the banks of the Tamar River. Beauty Point is home to seafaring and fisheries training facilities, as well as AMC’s fleet of vessels. Last but not least, the Marine Firefighting Training Facility caters for a range of emergency response training and is located near George Town. AMC has three National Centres, each focusing on a different aspect of the maritime and marine industries. National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics – offers maritime engineering degrees to service the needs of the maritime industry. Studies focus on ocean engineering, naval architecture or marine and offshore systems, and equip graduates with the skills required to design, build and test some of the largest structures in the world. australia’s premier centre for maritime training, education and research If you are interested in a career in the maritime or marine industries, the australian Maritime college (aMc) provides the training and qualifications that will get you there. National Centre for Ports and Shipping – offers courses covering seafaring, maritime business, logistics and technology management. Seafaring graduates are employed aboard international ships as well as in pilotage, marine surveying, terminal operations and stevedoring. Other graduates are engaged in logistics, cargo handling, ports and terminals management, maritime law, importing and exporting. National Centre for Marine Conservation and Resource Sustainability – offers a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees with major disciplines offered in Aquaculture, Fisheries Management and Marine Conservation. The centre has a multi-disciplinary group of researchers that support a vibrant research higher degree program. AMC has a suite of world-class training and research facilities which are located at both the Newnham and Beauty Point campuses. These facilities include a fleet of vessels; maritime simulators; engineering workshops; firefighting, survival and damage control facilities; as well as the unique cluster of hydrodynamic facilities which include a towing tank, model test basin, circulating water channel and a cavitation research laboratory. Many of AMC’s teaching and research facilities are also used commercially by maritime, marine and allied organisations. The close links with industry which are generated through this use means that students and graduates are able to access work experience and possible employment opportunities with these organisations. So wherever your maritime interests lie, AMC can give you the necessary experience and skills you need to kickstart your career in this rewarding field. ■ Above: Towing Tank – the largest and only commercially operating facility of its type in Australasia. Top: AMC Principal Malek Pourzanjani and CEO of AMC Search John Foster take the helm at the Centre for Maritime Simulations. ‘Our graduates gain skills that are in high demand and work in fields as diverse as the oil and gas sector, ports and logistics management, and marine conservation.’ Professor Malek Pourzanjani fInd ouT More Web: www.amc.edu.au Tel: +61 3 6324 3775 YOUR TICKET TO THE WORLD Australia’s Institute for Maritime Education, Training and Research AMC is an institute of the University of Tasmania Go to www.amc.edu.au or call +61 3 6324 3503 COURSE AREAS INCLUDE: • Maritime Engineering • Marine Environment • Maritime and Logistics Management • Maritime Technology Management • Seafaring CRICOS Code 00586B 90 Australia – The Education Destination
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