Nautical Science - NMCI Ringaskiddy

MTU - Cork Campuses

 

Course Name Nautical Science - NMCI Ringaskiddy
Course Provider MTU - Cork Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) MTU - National Maritime College of Ireland, MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code MT766
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Munster Technological University Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ringaskiddy
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 3.5 Years including seatime.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Entry 2022
Score the necessary CAO points and meet Minimum entry requirements

5 Subjects
Subjects O6/H7 5
Subjects H5 0
Maths Grade O6/H7
English or Irish Grade O6/H7

Applicants must pass the approved medical fitness and eyesight tests as...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry 2022/2023
Applicants must be 16 years of age or over on 1st January of the year of entry to the course. For the majority of courses, applicants for first year admission to MTU must score the necessary CAO points and satisfy the relevant mini...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Points Scoring for Leaving Certificate
Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Module Holders of the LCVP apply in the normal way through the CAO. Points are awarded on the same basis as for the Leaving Certificate. The link modules ‘subject’ may not be used to meet the minimum entry requirements.

LCVP Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) programme
The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum requirements for entry to MTU full-time courses. Holders of Leaving Certificate Applied qualifications may wish to proceed to a FET-QQI course and in turn apply to third level on the basis of their FET-QQI award.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI-FET Awards
MTU welcomes applications, via the CAO, from applicants who hold a QQI-FET award at level 5 or level 6. Your QQIFET award can be used as an alternative to the Leaving Certificate for application purposes. Please note some MTU prog...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+The University welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. Mature applicants should apply to the CAO before 5.15pm, 1st ...

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Number of Places 48
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+Overview
Nautical science has three main elements: navigation, cargo operations, and ship handling. In other words, the control of a ship; the safe operation of a ship, including the protection of life and the environment; Shipboard administra...

Subjects Taught

Expand+First Year at a Glance:
• Navigation & Meteorology: an introduction to both celestial and terrestrial navigation, together with an understanding of meteorology, as it relates to the seafarer

• General Ship Knowledge: elements of ship c...

Comment

Expand+Question Time
How do I go about getting a training berth to sponsor me while I am in college?
Securing a cadet berth at sea is a competitive process managed by NMCI, with shipping companies. Students secure a berth based on their performance...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Further Studies
Suitably qualified Nautical Science graduates may continue their studies and obtain the BSc (Honours) Nautical Science degree and Chief Mate professional qualification, as an add-on year.

Career Opportunities
Graduates first...

Further Enquiries Capt. Sinéad Reen
T: +353 (0) 21 433 5612
E: NMCI.admissions@mtu.ie

For details, see www.nmci.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2021 256
2020 243
2019 237