Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 4 years
Location: On campus at Flinders University and the University of Tasmania
The first two years of this award are undertaken at Flinders University and the third and fourth years are undertaken at the Australian Maritime College, a part of the University of Tasmania. The award is conferred by the University of Tasmania.
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The Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architecture) was developed to serve the needs of the Australian ship design, construction and related industries by providing professional engineers specifically educated in the field.
The course prepares students for careers in the shipbuilding industry, high-speed ferry industry, and marine consultancy firms, and in government - in areas of commercial shipping, transport policy and administration.
What will I study?
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What is Naval Architecture?
Naval architecture focuses on the design, construction and maintenance of maritime vessels such as ships, submarines, yachts and high-speed vessels.
This includes research, design, development, design evaluation and calculations during all stages of the life of a marine vehicle.
Why study Naval Architecture at Flinders?
The Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architecture) at Flinders:
- has been developed to serve the needs of the Australian ship design, construction and related industries
- prepares you for a career in the shipbuilding industry, high-speed ferry industry, marine consultancy firms, or in government
- is accredited by Engineers Australia and is recognised by the Royal Institute of Naval Architects and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology.
This program has been designed to be accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer.
Professional engineering courses accredited by Engineers Australia are recognised internationally under the Washington Accord.
Graduates meet the academic requirements for attaining chartered professional engineering status.
This course is also recognised by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST).
Study a language
Flinders also offers all students the opportunity to major in a language in conjunction with any undergraduate course. The Diploma in Language is designed to provide students with competence in a chosen language that adds greater portability to their qualifications. You will complete a total of one extra year of study and graduate with both your chosen degree and the Diploma in Language. You can apply for this at time of enrolment.
Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics, Mathematical Methods, Mathematical Studies or equivalent. Knowledge of SACE Stage 2 Physics or equivalent is assumed.
International students are expected to have completed senior secondary mathematical methods/mathematical studies or equivalent. Knowledge of senior secondary physics is assumed.
Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.
International students: Entry and English requirements
Applications and annual fees
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Note: Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
Refer to credit transfer for further information.
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