What is Nautical Sciences?
Are you up to the task of commanding merchant ships? Do you want to be the captain of your own destiny ? As you prepare for this challenging career, you will study subjects related to navigation and seamanship, law and human resources. You will learn about how the latest satellite technology is used to find a ship’s position and how this is cross checked by more traditional methods to ensure safe navigation. You will study issues relating to the carriage of cargoes, consumer goods in containers, vehicles on the car decks, passengers on their sun decks – all these rely on expertise and professionalism to bring them safely to port.
The curriculum equips you with an understanding of a ship as a system, its equipment and operation. Included in the core curriculum are theoretical and practical education in navigation, ship-handling, seamanship, communications, marine safety, navigational aids and maritime regulations. Another essential feature of Nautical Sciences is that it integrates many facets of marine transportation. Also covered are general and transport economics, international laws, logistics management, naval architecture, marine...