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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nautical Science

BSc (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_SNASC_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:2
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:5
programmeReviewDate:June 2019

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) a detailed and comprehensive knowledge of the theory, concepts and methods relating to marine navigation, shipboard operations, leadership and management in a maritime transport context.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) the acquisition of knowledge through problem solving, research, critical thinking, and experience.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) the implementation of appropriate technical and managerial skills and techniques to execute the safe operations of ships in a wide variety of maritime environments.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) the ability to manage, evaluate and critically analyse complex navigational and operational situations, and exercise appropriate judgement and actions in such functions.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) the ability to identify, formulate and apply problem solving skills using professional, accountable and creative methods in a wide range of maritime and related contexts.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) the ability to work both independently and as part of multidisciplinary teams and demonstrate leadership and management roles within complex teams.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) the ability to manage learning needs at both personal and professional levels and engage in self-directed learning and development.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) a comprehensive understanding of wider social, business and environmental issues within which the maritime profession operates including responsibilities towards people and the marine environment.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
NAUT8002 Advanced Seamanship
NAUT8017 Ship Stability (Management)
NAUT8020 Research Project Proposal
NAUT8009 Navigation Instrumentation
Module Code Module Title
NAUT8013 Human Element Leadership and M
NAUT8010 Navigation Management
NAUT8003 Engineering for Deck Officers
NAUT8012 Oceanography
NAUT8015 Ship Construction
NAUT8006 Maritime Law

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
NAUT8021 Research Dissertation
NAUT8008 Navigation (Command)
Module Code Module Title
NAUT8019 Strategic Studies
NAUT8001 Advanced Maritime Meteorology
NAUT8004 Leadership and Management
NAUT8018 Shipboard Operations
NAUT8016 Ship Masters Business and Law
NAUT8011 Ocean Governance
NAUT8007 Naval Command and Training Org

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