Läroplaner för studerande med studiestart hösten 2013

Maritime Management (270 sp)

Examen: YH-examen i sjöfart
Examensbenämning: Sjökapten (YH), Bachelor of Marine Technology
Beräknad studietid: 4,5 år
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Core studies

53 SP
MM13AG96   15 SP
MM13AG01

Study skills – Introduction to academic studies



The student
• is aware of own learning style, time disposition and possibility to develop and deepen knowledge necessary for the profession.
• is able to participate in and analyze project and teamwork
• has necessary knowledge in techniques when writing assignments and presenting written assignments
• Can read, understand and evaluate scientific literature
o Learning methods (information retrieval, study methods, study skills)
o Project and team work (plan and participate in teamwork, is able to analyze and evaluate participation and effort in project and team work)
o Professional English including written assignments and oral presentations (scientific writing, oral presentation skills, moodle platform)
6    6 SP
MM13AG02

Swedish 1



The student, being a beginner
• acquires the first basics of the Swedish language
• learn to understand and use simple everyday language in everyday situations.
3    3 SP
MM13AG03

Swedish 2



The student
• learns the basics of the Swedish language,
• is familiar with the main structures of the language
• has acquired a basic vocabulary.
• can handle simple, everyday situations.
 3   3 SP
MM13AG04

Finnish 1



The student, being a beginner
• acquires the first basics of the Finnish language
• learn to understand and use simple everyday language in everyday situations.
 3   3 SP
MM13BG34,57,5  15 SP
MM13BG01

Sustainable development



The student
• knows that SD comprise an ecologic, economic, technical, social and cultural aspect which are all dependent of each other.
• understand that future possibilities to survival and a good life is dependent on a sustainable use of nature, people and environment.
• can consider the ecologic, social and cultural aspects of SD as well as accessibility aspects in all activities and in his/her own working community act in a sustainable way
• can take responsibility by contributing to a global sustainable development of the community.
 3   3 SP
MM13BG02

Law and Legislation in working life



The student
• is aware of social possibilities to influence, which may develop his/her own branch
• is familiar with modes of operations in working life and can act in a working community.
• is familiar with and conforms to Law and Legislation in working life.
• is familiar with the main principles of an organisation´s operation and management and has readiness to lead work.
• knows the social and economic connections within organisations operating in his/her own branch.
is able to evaluate operations of the working community and plan, organise and develop operations in variable situations in working life.
 1,51,5  3 SP
MM13BG03

Economy and entrepreneurship



The student
• understands entrepreneurship,
• has, in economic operations, knowledge of profitability, company money flow, the role of accounting, the basics of periodising as well as the structure of result- and balance counting
• has, in enterprising, knowledge in economic know-how from business idea to enterprise operation.
 1,51,5  3 SP
MM13BG04

Research methodology



The student
• can conform to the research process systematically and flexibly in the degree project process and in other projects.
• can conform to research ethics in the research process
• understands and conforms to qualitative and quantitative methods.
• is able to review and analyse scientific text and see the connection between research and practical operations.
• is able to avail evidence based knowledge.
• is able to respond to and make relevant questions.
 1,51,5  3 SP
MM13BG05

Introduction to multi-cultural leadership



The student
• understands cultural differences and is able to cooperate with persons regardless of background.
• is able to reflect his/her cultural identity and his own attitudes.
• knows what characterises a multi-cultural community
• understands the effect of internationalisation and its possibilities within own branch of an occupation.
• understands what is required for a good leadership in multi-cultural communities.
  3  3 SP
MM13SA10,5    10,5 SP
MM13SA01

Onboard Community and Watchkeeping Duties



The student
• Is familiarised with the vessel as a social environment and work place
• knows the onboard community and how it functions
• knows the watchkeeping arrangements onboard vessels at sea and in port
• knows how to keep a navigational watch according to the principles of good seamanship
• knows how to steer the vessel and how to follow helm orders also when given in the English language
• knows how to steer using magnetic and gyro-compasses
• understands helm orders
• knows how to change-over from automatic pilot to hand steering and vice versa
• knows the decisions on manning of ships, certification of seafarers and watchkeeping onboard
• gains a thorough knowledge of different communication systems onboard
• gains a thorough knowledge of alarm systems onboard and one's personal duties in connection with these
• is able to understand orders and to use seafaring terminology and definitions with the officer of the watch, and to handover watch according to the watchkeeping routines, and knows the responsibilities of a look-out
• is familiar with the preparations before arrival, taking a pilot onboard, anchoring operations and mooring
• is familiar with the basic principles of the protection of the marine environment
1
2,5    2,5 SP
MM13SA02

Ship Types and Cargo Handling



The student
• knows how to make the vessel ready for sea and duties in port in connection with loading and discharging, cargo handling and handling of hazardous cargoes.
• knows the structure of a merchant ship and the most com-mon vessel terms.
• has thorough knowledge of the objectives of environ-mental protection and occupational welfare.
• knows the characteristics and functioning of mooring equipment and lifting devices and cargo securing methods.
1
2,5    2,5 SP
MM13SA03

Terrestrial Navigation and Collision Regulations 1



The student is provided with the skills in navigation and seamanship required for the competency of a Boatmaster’s Certificate and for functioning as a look-out on the bridge. The student knows how to use the International Code of Signals.
1
1,5    1,5 SP
MM13SA04

Ship Maintenance and Seamanship 3, deck machinery



The student
• has thorough knowledge of deck machinery, its construction, usage and maintenance.
• knows the maintenance of cargo handling equipment and lifting devices.
• learns to observe safe occupational safety routines.
• has thorough knowledge of the objectives of environmental protection and occupational welfare.
1
1,5    1,5 SP
MM13SA05

Watchkeeping Duties, Engine



The student is familiar with the watchkeeping routines in ac-cordance with the STCW Convention and understand their significance when it comes to good and safe seamanship and minimised environmental effects. Furthermore, the student is able to understand and use the correct terms referring to the different parts of the engine room and its general organization.
1
1,25    1,25 SP
MM13SA06

Law and legislation 1



The student
• has thorough knowledge of the legislation regulating the duties and occupational protection onboard as well as the effects seafaring has on the environment.
• is able to undertake precautionary measures to prevent the pollution of the maritime environment.
• uses safe occupational health routines.
• understands orders and is understood in regard to onboard duties.
• is able to contribute towards meaningful interpersonal rela-tions onboard a vessel.
• is aware of the existence of international safety conven-tions regarding maritime environment and ship safety.
1
1,25    1,25 SP
MM13SB2,5    2,5 SP
MM13SB01

Ship Maintenance and Seamanship 1, workshop



The student
• knows the basics in ship maintenance
• knows the handling, storing, overhauling and maintaining of ropes, hawsers and cables, and is aware of the breaking load of the ropes.
• is familiar with the securing of equipment and necessities.
• is familiar with the waste disposal management onboard.
• learns to observe safe occupational protection routines.
• has thorough knowledge of the objectives of environmental protection and occupational welfare.
1
1,5    1,5 SP
MM13SB02

Ship Maintenance and Seamanship 2, corrosion



The student
• has thorough knowledge of the objectives of ship mainte-nance and protection against corrosion.
• is familiar with the corrosion process and protection against corrosion.
• is familiar with the cleaning methods and agents.
• learns to observe safe occupational safety routines.
• has thorough knowledge of the objectives of environmental protection and occupational welfare.
1
1    1 SP
MM13SC4,5    4,5 SP
MM13SC01

Diesel Engines



The student
• knows the main parts of the diesel engine and its purpose.
• knows the different fields of application of diesel engines.
• knows the environmental effects of diesel engines.
• realises the importance of maintenance for safe navigation and minimised environmental consequences.
1
1,5    1,5 SP
MM13SC02

Auxiliary Machinery



The student
• knows the different auxiliary systems which are part of a diesel engine in the engine-room onboard a vessel.
• can, in an elementary way, describe the fuel, lubricating oil, cooling and starting air systems of a diesel engine.
• knows the principles of supervising and operating of steam power plants onboard a vessel and knows how to monitor boilers.
• knows the environmental effects of auxiliary machinery
• knows the basics for tank and pipe systems as well as pumping operations.
• knows the vessel electricity generation and safety factors concerning electrically-driven machinery and devices.
1
1,5    1,5 SP
MM13SC03

Metal Works



The student
• gets familiar with the most usual cutting and welding methods common onboard modern vessels.
• gets familiar with the safety measures to be taken when performing work with cutting and welding equipment.
• gets to know the most common tools used in metal work, their functioning and areas of use.
• is able to apply occupational safety instructions when using tools and machine-tools.
• knows how to perform minor overhaul and maintenance related tasks.
• is able to take environmental aspects into consideration in connection with welding and metal work.
1
1,5    1,5 SP
MM13SD5,5    5,5 SP
MM13SD01

Basic Safety



The student is provided with the basic safety skills required in the STCW Convention from all persons who intend to work onboard a vessel, in accordance with STCW- Code: A-VI/1-1 and A-VI/1-4.
1
0,75    0,75 SP
MM13SD02

Lifeboatman



The student is provided with the skills and knowledge needed for the issuance of the certificate Course in Survival Crafts and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats in accordance with STCW Code:A-VI/2 –1. B-VI/2
1
0,75    0,75 SP
MM13SD03

Basic Fire Fighting



The student familiarizes him-/herself with the fire-fighting equipment onboard, its operational aspects and areas of usage, and is able to perform common fire-fighting measures onboard the vessel in accordance with STCW Code: A-VI/1-2.
1
1,5    1,5 SP
MM13SD04

Medical Care 1, First Aid



The student gains basic knowledge and skills in first aid as to vari-ous kinds of accidents and illnesses onboard a vessel, in accor-dance with STCW Code: A-VI/1-3 and A-VI/2-1. B-VI/4
1
0,75    0,75 SP
MM13SD05

Tanker Familiarization Course



The aim of the Tanker Familiarization Course is that those who intend to start working on a tanker, others than officers or crew having responsibility for cargo transport or handling, will get acquainted with tanker cargoes, cargo handling equipment, cargo shipments and tanker operations.
1
1    1 SP
MM13SD06

English 1



The course introduces the student with Maritime English and its range of use.
The student knows the most important vocabulary in connec-tion with radio communication in distress situations and in routine radio traffic.
1
0,75    0,75 SP
Yrk

Professional studies

127 SP
MM13OA 29,5  11,5 SP
MM13OA01

Terrestrial Navigation and Collision Regulations 2



The student
• has the skills in navigation and seamanship required for the competency of a Boatmaster’s Certificate and for functioning as a look-out on the bridge.
• knows how to use the International Code of Signals.
1
 1   1 SP
MM13OA02

Terrestrial Navigation A



The student
• must have a command of basic terrestrial navigational theory.
• is able to determine the vessel’s position with means of of landmarks, lighthouses, navigation marks and buoys.
• is able to determine the vessel´s position by means of numerical values from electronic positioning devices.
• is able to draw a route plan.
1
 1,5   1,5 SP
MM13OA03

Terrestrial Navigation B



The student
• obtains knowledge of geodetics and chart projections.
• has command of the standardised buoyage systems and of the theory of lines of position.
• is able to project the earth’s coordinate system and its projection on even surfaces.
• has thorough knowledge of and ability to use nautical charts and publications such as sailing directions, no-tices to mariners, radio navigational warnings and ships’ routeing information.
1
 1   1 SP
MM13OA04

Terrestrial Navigation C



The student is able to
• perform chart plotting through marking courses on a navigational chart and making position controls and course corrections on the basis of current and drift.
• make entries into the ship´s logbook
• perform rhumb line calculations
1
 1   1 SP
MM13OA05

Terrestrial Navigation D



The student can
• perform chart plotting through marking courses on a nautical chart and making position controls and course corrections on the basis of current and drift.
• make entries to the ship’s logbook.
• draw, assess and realise a route plan.
1
 2   2 SP
MM13OA06

Meteorology and Oceanography



The student understands the basics of meteorology and ocean-ography and their effect on vessel operations.
The student knows how to use the meteorological instruments onboard and how to interpret the information obtained from them.
The student has knowledge of the characteristics of different weather systems and the procedures for reporting and re-cording.
The student is able to apply the available meteorological in-formation.
 1   1,0 SP
MM13OA07

Mathematics 1



The student has good mathematical readiness for further stud-ies at the university of applied sciences level.
1
0,5    0,5 SP
MM13OA08

Mathematics 2



The student has good mathematical readiness for further stud-ies at the university of applied sciences level.
1
 0,5   0,5 SP
MM13OA09

IT Studies 1



The student is provided with knowledge of the basics of in-formation technology, word-processing, table management and information communication.
1
2    2 SP
MM13OA10

Physics 1



The student has good skills in the subject of physics for further studies at the university of applied sciences level.
1
 1   1,0 SP
MM13OB14,51,5  7 SP
MM13OB01

Navigational Aids; Radar



The student knows the operational aspects, reliability and limi-tations of radar equipment and the basics of determining the position and monitoring the traffic situation with the help of radar.
1
1    1 SP
MM13OB02

Navigational Aids; GNSS, compasses and steering



The student
• knows how to use electronic aids, and he/she knows about their reliability and limitations as complementary means to ensure safe navigation.
• is able to determine the vessel’s position with the help of electronic navigational aids.
• understand the principal structure of satellite position-ing systems (GNSS).
• is aware of limitations and errors of GNSS systems and their level of position accuracy.
• knows how to use the echo-sounder and how to apply the information correctly.
• has knowledge of the functioning of the magnetic and gyro-compasses.
• is able to determine errors in magnetic and gyro-compasses using celestial and terrestrial methods and to take such errors into account.
• has knowledge of the steering control systems, operat-ing instructions and change-over from manual steering to autopilot and vice versa. He/she knows how to ad-just the controls for optimal performance.
1
 1,5   1,5 SP
MM13OB03

Navigational Aids; ECDIS



The student
• is able to determine the vessel’s position with the help of electronic navigational aids.
• understands the structure of ECDIS.
• knows the errors and limitations of the ECDIS systems as well as their levels of accuracy in giving positions
• knows different kinds of electronic navigational charts, their configuration and pros and cons.
• has skills in using satellite positioning systems and electronic navigational charts.
• knows the operational aspects of AIS.
• knows the operational aspects of VDR.
1
  1,5  1,5 SP
MM13OB04

Physics 4



To provide the student with knowledge of direct-current and alternating current theory and semi-conductors.
1
 3   3 SP
MM13OC 18  9 SP
MM13OC01

Celestial Navigation 1



The student understands the basics of celestial position deter-mination.
The student has skills in using the sextant.
The student has skills in calculating the height to various celestial bodies.
The student has skills in calculating the hour angle and declination of celestial bodies.
1
  1,5  1,5 SP
MM13OC02

Celestial Navigation 2



The student has skills in determining the position by the means observing the sun and the stars.
The student has skills in determining compass errors by means of observing celestial bodies.
1
  1,5  1,5 SP
MM13OC03

Celestial Navigation 3



The student has skills in determining the position by means of observing the sun and the stars.
1
  1,5  1,5 SP
MM13OC04

Route planning 1



The student has skills to use great circle calculations in practi-cal route planning work.
The student has skills to draw up a route plan.
1
  1,5  1,5 SP
MM13OC05

Tidal Calculations



The student knows the basics of tide theory. The student has skills to calculate the height of the tide at a certain point of time and the exact time for a certain height of the tide and knows how to calculate the course and speed of tidal currents.
1
 1   1 SP
MM13OC06

Mathematics 5



The student is able to solve great circle and celestial exercises using sphere trigonometric methods.
1
  2  2 SP
MM13OD1,547  12,5 SP
MM13OD01

Watchkeeping Duties 1: Collision Regulations



The student
•has a thorough knowledge of the contents and objec-tives of the International Collision Regulations for Pre-venting Collisions at Sea and regulations for inland wa-ters.
• is provided with skills in using various kinds of signals at sea.
1
1,5    1,5 SP
MM13OD02

Watchkeeping Duties 1 B: Bridge routines



The student gains a thorough knowledge of the contents and the objectives of the International Collision Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea and regulations for inland waters.

The student has skills in using various kinds of signals at sea.

The student gains a thorough knowledge of the basic principles which must be applied on watchkeeping on the bridge.
1
  1  1 SP
MM13OD03

Watchkeeping Duties 2: Bridge routines, simulator



The student has the skills and knowledge to keep watch on the bridge as the officer of watch.
The student has knowledge of the methods of cooperation when on bridge duty.
The student has knowledge of vessel reporting systems.
The student has skills to encounter emergency situations through the knowledge of measures which should be taken with reference to the safety of passengers in emergency situa-tions; immediate action which should be taken after a collision or grounding and initial evaluation of damages.
The student has knowledge about measures to be taken in or-der to save human life at sea, assist vessels in distress and en-counter emergency situations which can take place in harbours.
1
  2,25  2,25 SP
MM13OD04

Radar Plotting 1: Manual plotting



The student has skills to manage traffic situations as the officer of the watch through the use of radar plotting and ability to use radar in order to maintain safety of navigation and fulfil the requirements set in the IMO Res. A.483(XII).
 1   1 SP
MM13OD05

Radar Plotting 2: ARPA



• To fulfil the requirements of the IMO Resolution A482(XII) with reference to ARPA equipment training.
• To provide the student with the skills and knowledge in terms of managing the system of radar charts in ARPA equipment.
 1,5   1,5 SP
MM13OD06

Manoeuvring 1



The student knows how the deadweight, draught, different trims and speed affect the manoeuvring characteristics of the vessel and the effects of wind and currents and shallow waters.
The student knows the basics of the remote control of the main engine and other vessel manoeuvring equipment.
1
  2,25  2,25 SP
MM13OD07

MRM



The student
• has skills to manage human and technical resources in an operative vessel environment
• is able to create conditions for a change in the attitudes towards a safer working culture and environment.
1
  1  1 SP
MM13OD08

ISM and Conventions



The student has an understanding of the ISM Code and have knowledge to manage human and technical resources in opera-tional ship environment.
1
  0,5  0,5 SP
MM13OD09

Professional English 3



The student knows basic practical Maritime English. The active vocabulary, with the emphasis onboard communication, is expanded. Emphasis on practical Maritime English.
1
 1,5   1,5 SP
MM13OE 14   14 SP
MM13OE01

Ship Maintenance and Seamanship 4



The student
• knows how to make the vessel ready for sea, the tasks connected with departure and arrival as well as the most common maintenance tasks required for the running and maintenance of the vessel.
• has thorough knowledge of the objectives of ship maintenance and protection against corrosion.
• knows the handling, storing, overhauling and maintaining of ropes, hawsers and cables, and is aware of the breaking load of the ropes.
• is familiar with the corrosion process and protection against corrosion.
• learns to observe safe occupational safety routines.
• has thorough knowledge of the objectives of environmental protection and occupational safety.
1
 1   1 SP
MM13OE02

Stability 1



The student understands the fundamentals of ship stability and is able to apply them in practice.
The student knows the national and international requirements with reference to ship stability.
The student knows static and dynamic stability, stability criteria for different vessel types and is able to perform an inclining test.
The student knows how to perform stability calculations in order to determine whether the vessel fulfils the national and international re-quirements concerning ship stability.
The student is able to read hydrostatic tables and curves, dead weight scale.
The student knows how to perform trim calculations.
1
 1,5   1,5 SP
MM13OE03

Stability 2



The student
• understands the fundamentals of ship stability and is able to apply them in practice.
• knows the national and international requirements with reference to ship stability.
• knows static and dynamic stability, stability criteria for different vessel types and knows how to perform an in-clination test.
• knows how to perform stability calculations in order to determine whether the vessel fulfils the national and in-ternational requirements concerning ship stability.
• is able to read hydrostatic tables and curves, dead weight scale.
• knows how to perform trim calculations.
1
 1,5   1,5 SP
MM13OE04

Ship Theory 1



The student knows
• the basic principles of ship construction.
• the correct terms referring to the most important construction details on a vessel and their purpose on the vessel.
• the technical solutions for preventing vessels from polluting the maritime environment.
• the structural solutions on ships to prevent fires and the spreading of fires.
• the principles of ship maintenance and how they affect the condition and life-span of the vessel and understands the significance of one’s own contribution to ship maintenance.
• the classification of vessels.
• the corrosion problems on vessels and how they can be prevented.
• how to inspect and report damages and defects in vessel construction.
1
 3   3 SP
MM13OE05

Physics 2



The student has skills in the subject of physics for further stud-ies at the university of applied sciences level.
1
 2,25   2,25 SP
MM13OE06

Physics 3



The student has good skills in the subject of physics for further studies at the university of applied sciences level.
1
 2,25   2,25 SP
MM13OE07

Mathematics 3/4



The student understands the concept of differential coefficient and knows how to apply it.
The student is able to perform easier derivative and integral calculations.
The student is able to determine surfaces and volumes with the help of integrals.
1
 3   3 SP
MM13OF 1,54  5,5 SP
MM13OF01

Cargo Handling 1: Loading and Discharging Operations



The student
• is able to supervise the loading and stowing of the ves-sel as well as the lashing and discharging of the cargo.
• has knowledge of the effects of cargo, including heavy lifts, on the seaworthiness and stability of the ship.
• is familiar with the “Cargo Securing Manual”.
• is familiar with the IMO publications with reference to the securing of cargo, e.g. “Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing”.
• knows the factors causing the shifting of cargo and vessel movements at sea as well as the parameters which affect acceleration.
1
  3  3 SP
MM13OF02

Cargo Handling 2: Transportation of Dangerous Goods at Sea



The student
• has knowledge of safe handling, stowage and securing of cargoes including dangerous, hazardous and harmful cargoes and their effect on the safety of life and the ship.
• is able to use the IMO IMDG Code and its supple-ments.
• knows the characteristics and classification of danger-ous cargoes.
• knows which measures are to be taken in case of an ac-cident and how to manage first aid.
• knows the national and international legislation with reference to dangerous goods.
1
  1  1 SP
MM11OF01

Professional Swedish



The student
• understands instructions and manuals with reference to cargo handling.
• is able to describe cargo damages and write cargo damage reports.
• is able to apply Novia UAS’ technical instructions on academic writing.
1
 1,51,5  3 SP
MM13OG 11,51  12,5 SP
MM13OG01

Safety for Officers



• The student fulfils the requirements set in the STCW Convention with reference to the training in maritime and ship safety for the Operational Level.
STCW A-II/1
1
 1,5   1,5 SP
MM13OG02

Advanced Fire Fighting for officers



As specified in STCW Code: Table A-II/1. A-VI/3
The student
• has knowledge of fire prevention
• is able to organise fire fighting drills.
• has knowledge of different types of fires and fire-related chemistry.
• has knowledge of fire fighting systems.
• gains knowledge of the measures to be taken in case of a fire, including fire affecting the oil system
1
 1,5   1,5 SP
MM13OG03

Environmental Protection



The student has the knowledge of the precautions to be taken to prevent pollution of the marine environment including:
• Measures to prevent pollution and all equipment with reference to this.
• Knowing the effects of seafaring on the marine envi-ronment and the sources of discharge.
• Knowing the procedures which should be taken in or-der to prevent pollution of the marine environment with reference to both normal vessel operations and ac-cidents.
• Knowing about the obligation to report in case of dam-age on the vessel or observing oil in the water.
1
  1  1 SP
MM13OG04

Advanced Tanker Safety



As specified in STCW Code: A-V/1-1-2. B-V/1-1
The student shall have knowledge of
• different kinds of tanker types and the general principles of tanker traffic.
• operative and safety procedures in connection with load-ing/discharging and during cargo or ballast passage.
• the construction of a tanker, its equipment, and the general principles and health risks of tank cargoes.
• safety and safety equipment onboard tankers.
• pollution prevention.
1
 0,75   0,75 SP
MM13OG05

SSO (Ship Security Officer)



As specified in STCW- Code: A-VI/5
The student
• has the skills and knowledge required of a Ship Secu-rity Officer.
• has theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to manage the systems and complex of problems in con-nection with this special area.
1
 0,75   0,75 SP
MM13OG06

Medical Care 2: Basic training in medical care and first aid



The student
• has the knowledge and skills to give immediate first aid onboard the vessel,
• knows the first aid to be given in accidents in connec-tion with transportation of dangerous goods.
• knows how to examine an injured/ill person and can evaluate the need for help.
• is able to apply the medical care manual in practice,
• has the skills to take appropriate action on the basis of advice received on the radio/through telephone with ref-erence to accidents or illnesses which are likely to hap-pen onboard a vessel.
1
 1,5   1,5 SP
MM13OG07

Occupational Safety



The student
• is familiar with the accident and health risks onboard, the occupational safety organization and legislation.
• has knowledge and skills to manage and organise work onboard taking occupational safety into account.
1
 1,5   1,5 SP
MM13OG08

Professional English 1



The student is able to manage the officer’s duties in connection with different emergency situations and safety exercises and drills in English.
1
 1,5   1,5 SP
MM13OG09

Maritime Chemistry



The student
• is able to assess the chemical characteristics of different cargoes both from safety and environmental per-spectives; and
• understands the chemical background of cargo han-dling.
1
 1   1 SP
MM13OH 4   4 SP
MM13MA   9 9 SP
MM13MA01

Meteorology 2



The student has
• the ability to understand and interpret a synoptic chart and to forecast area weather, taking into account local weather conditions and information received by weather fax or from the Internet.
• knowledge of the characteristics of various weather sys-tems, including tropical revolving storms and methods of avoiding these.
• the understanding of the effects of weather conditions on the choice of route and be able to use available weather services in the planning and follow-up of a route plan.
2
   1,5 1,5 SP
MM13MA02

Search and Rescue (SAR)



The student has the knowledge and skills to plan and lead search and rescue operations at sea.
2
   1,5 1,5 SP
MM13MA03

Navigational Aids: Compasses



The student has
• the ability to determine and allow for errors in magnetic and gyro-compasses.
• knowledge of the deviation of a magnetic compass and its change and understanding how a magnetic compass is compensated.
• knowledge of the principles of magnetic and gyro-compasses.
• theoretical knowledge and whether theory has been realised with reference to gyro-compasses on vessels as well as the faults and limitations of gyro-compasses.
• an understanding of systems (master/slave) under the control of the master gyro and knowledge of the operation and care of the main types of gyro-compasses.
2
   1,5 1,5 SP
MM13MA04

Navigational Aids: INS



The student
• is able to maintain safe navigation through the use of radar and ARPA and uses modern navigation systems to assist the decision-making.
• has an appreciation of system errors and thorough un-derstanding of the operational aspects of modern navi-gational systems, including radar and ARPA.
• is able to assess navigational information derived from all sources, including radar and ARPA, in order to make and implement commanding decisions for colli-sion avoidance and for directing the safe navigation of the ship.
• has knowledge of the inter-relationship and optimum use of all navigational data available for conducting navigation.
• is able to obtain knowledge of the use of integrated navigation systems.
• has gained knowledge of the operational aspects and reliabilities of AIS.
• knows operational aspects of VDR.
2
   1,5 1,5 SP
MM13MA05

Route Planning 2



The student
• is in all conditions able to determine position using both celestial and terrestrial observations
• knows how to assess the reliability of the position with the help of navigational charts, notices for mariners and other nautical publications.
• has knowledge of voyage planning and navigation in
any conditions by acceptable methods of plotting ocean tracks, taking into account e.g.
restricted waters
meteorological conditions
ice
restricted visibility
traffic separations schemes
areas of extensive tidal effects

• has gained knowledge of routeing in accordance with the General Principles on Ships’ Routeing.
• is able to report in accordance with the Guidelines and Criteria for Ship Reporting Systems.
• knows the methods of blind pilotage.
1
   1,5 1,5 SP
MM13MA06

Damage Control



The student has skills for assessing the situation and encoun-tering emergency situations and maritime accidents including
• Precaution when beaching a ship
• Actions to be taken if grounding is imminent, and after grounding
• Refloating a grounded ship with and without assistance
• Action to be taken if collision is imminent and follow-ing a collision or impairment of the watertight integrity of the hull by any cause
• Assessment of damage control
• Emergency steering
• Emergency towing arrangements and towing proce-dures
The student is familiar with the responsibilities derived from the IAMSAR.
The student knows the methods and aids to prevent pollution of marine environment by ships.
The student has the knowledge and skills to draw up plans and check-lists to control emergencies and damages onboard.
1
   1,5 1,5 SP
MM13MB   5 5 SP
MM13MB01

Manoeuvring 2



The student has knowledge, proficiency and skills as to the manoeuvring and handling of a ship in all conditions, includ-ing:
• manoeuvres when approaching pilot stations and embark-ing or disembarking pilots, with due regard to weather, tide, head reach and stopping distances
• handling the ship in rivers, estuaries and restricted waters, having regard to the effects of current, wind and restricted water on helm response
• application of constant rate of turn techniques
• manoeuvring in shallow waters, including the reduction in underkeel clearance caused by squat, rolling and pitching
• interaction between passing ships and between one’s own ship and nearby banks (canal effect)
• berthing and unberthing under various conditions of wind, tide and current with or without tugs
• ship and tug interaction
• use of propulsion and manoeuvring systems
• choice of anchorage; anchoring with one or two anchors in limited anchorages and factors involved in determining the length of the anchor cable to be used
• dragging anchor; clearing foul anchors
• dry-docking, both with and without damage
• management and handling of ships in heavy weather, in-cluding assisting a ship or aircraft in distress; towing op-erations; means of preventing a vessel not under command from getting in a position where swell is coming from abeam, lessening drift and use of oil
• precautions in manoeuvring to launch rescue boats or sur-vival crafts in bad weather
• methods of taking onboard survivors from rescue boats and survival crafts
• ability to determine the manoeuvring and propulsion char-acteristics of common types of ships with special reference to stopping distances and turning circles at various draughts and speeds
• importance of navigating at reduced speed to avoid dam-age caused by the ship’s bow or stern wave
• practical measures to be taken when navigating in or near ice or in conditions of ice accumulation onboard
• use of, and manoeuvring in and near, traffic separation schemes and in vessel traffic service (VTS) areas
1
   2,5 2,5 SP
MM13MB02

Mechanical Engineering: Remote Control of the Engine Room



The student knows the operational requirements for a marine power plant and understands the principles of remote control. The student understands the principles of operating the auxil-iary machinery. The student obtains knowledge of the marine engine terminology.
1
   1 1 SP
MM13MB03

Watchkeeping Duties 3



The student is provided with solid knowledge of the contents, application and objectives of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (Colregs).

The student gains solid knowledge of the contents, application and objectives of the principles to be observed in keeping a navigational watch.

The student knows the effective procedures for cooperation on the bridge.
1
   1,5 1,5 SP
MM13MC   13 13 SP
MM13MC01

Cargo Handling 1 (MnL): Transportation of general cargoes



The student knows the general cargo transports and the key point in planning of the future cargo. The student knows load lines and zones where the vessel is in traffic.
1
   2 2 SP
MM13LM02

Cargo Handling 2 (MmL): Ro-Ro Transports



The student has knowledge of
• the principles of Ro-Ro transports.
• the lashing arrangements onboard and stowing of goods.
• the ballasting of the vessel.
• the aspects related to the transportation of dangerous good at sea onboard Ro-Ro vessels according to the IMDG Code.
• how to draw a cargo plan.
1
   1,5 1,5 SP
MM13LM03

Cargo Handling 3 (MmL): Reefer Transports



The student has knowledge of
• the refrigerating needs onboard a reefer and stowing and securing of the cargo.
• how to supervise the loading and unloading and, when need arises, to control the cargo.
• the USDA regulations on the transport of fruit to the USA.
• the ventilation problem and is able to make humidity calculations.
He/she is also familiar with
• the transport of wood, citrus and tropical fruit and vegetables.
• the transport of frozen goods.
• the discharger’s refrigerating instructions.
1
   1,5 1,5 SP
MM13LM04

Cargo Handling 4 (MmL): Displacement Calculations



The student knows how to calculate displacement and longitu-dinal/transverse stability with different densities. He/she is able to use Simpson’s rules to calculate surfaces and volumes for irregular bodies.

The student has knowledge of the IMO recommendations con-cerning ship stability.
1
   2 2 SP
MM13LM05

Cargo Handling 5 (MmL): Bulk Transports



The student is familiar with
• the Bulk Code.
• the loading of grain.
• the concept of “Draft Survey”
The student is able to perform complete calculations as regards to loaded or unloaded cargo.
1
   1,5 1,5 SP
MM13LM06

Cargo Handling 6 (MmL): Tank Calculations



The student is familiar with measuring and calculating cargo volumes for crude oil, product, chemical and gas cargoes.
The student is able to draw up a loading and unloading plan for different types of tankers, for different liquid cargoes in bulk.
The student is familiar with relevant literature for the above mentioned and knows how to use it.
1
   0,5 0,5 SP
MM13LM07

Mathematics 6



The student has knowledge of graphical representations and interpretation of statistical material.
The student is familiar with the basics of probability calculus and has knowledge of the normal distribution.
1
   2 2 SP
MM13LM08

Mathematics 7



The student is able to apply linear optimization when planning the transport of cargoes to several ports.

The student has knowledge of differential coefficient and in-tegral application to cargo handling and ship theory.
1
   2 2 SP
MM13MD   19 19 SP
MM13MD01

Ship Theory 2-1: Ship projects and maintenance



The student knows the basic principles of ship construction taking into consideration the following:
• the influence of different economic and technical factors on the projection and construction of vessels and the sig-nificance of market analysis.
• the significance of construction agreements and specifica-tions, and the possibilities the shipping company has to in-fluence these.
• the meaning of the so-called decimal system regarding the control and management of the construction and operation process.
• the environmental problems within the shipping and the ship-technical measures with which they can be reduced.
• the influence of maintenance on the vessel’s life-span and operation costs, and different maintenance methods.
The student is able to draw plans concerning ship maintenance.
The student knows the corrosion problem on vessels and how it can be prevented.
1
   1,5 1,5 SP
MM13MD02

Ship Theory 2-2: Materials and Strength of the Hull



The student:
• understands the fundamental principles of ship construc-tion and the theories and factors affecting trim and stability and measures necessary to preserve trim and stabil-ity.
• knows the structural solutions on ships to prevent fires and the spreading of fires
• has knowledge of the mechanics of materials through being familiar with:
• the strength characteristics of different materials
• the main principles of steel production
• the significance of using the correct welding methods
• the general principles of mechanics of materials
• how different cargo and sea states influence hull stresses
• the influence of separate construction details on the hull strength and with the risks of local overstraining
• knows how to calculate hull stress, shearing forces and bending moments manually and with the help of load indi-cators (computer programmes).
1
   0,75 0,75 SP
MM13MD03

Ship Theory 2-3: Propulsion



The student is familiar with:
• the influence of the physical and technical factors on the vessel’s propulsion resistance.
• how the different components within propulsion resistance influence the speed and fuel consumption of the vessel.
• the operating theory of propellers, operating principles of different propellers and the possibilities of using them on-board vessels.
• connection between propeller, shafting and main engine.
• how the vessel’s propulsion machinery reacts to different manoeuvring orders.
1
   0,75 0,75 SP
MM13MD04

Ship Theory 2-4: Ship Construction



The student understands the fundamental principles of ship construction and the theories and factors affecting trim and stability and measures necessary to preserve trim and stability.

The student has knowledge of the effect on trim and stability of a ship in the event of damage to and consequent flooding of a compartment and countermeasures to be taken.

The student has knowledge of IMO recommendations con-cerning ship stability.

The student has knowledge of the vessel construction through:
• Being familiar with the descriptions on the maximal load for different hull details and ship constructions.
• Understanding safety directions and the use of maritime accident reports.
• Being familiar with the ice-class regulations.
• Being familiar with the influence of vibrations on the ship construction.
• Being familiar with the noise problem in connection with ship construction.
• Understanding the stresses different weather and sea con-ditions have on the vessel hull, and what consequences these stresses can have on the seaworthiness of the vessel.
• Being familiar with the functioning of vessel automation systems on a vessel, how they react in different situations and how the measurement readings should be interpreted.
1
   0,5 0,5 SP
MM13MD05

Law and Legislation 2



The student has knowledge of
• the various aspects of maritime law.
• the international maritime laws and their connection with international agreements and conventions.
The student understands
• what is meant by non-contractual and contractual rela-tions,
• the shipowner’s responsibilites and how these can be concretized.
• the liability issues in connection with a ship collision and oil damages
• questions related to salvage, financing and safety.
• contractual relations including different forms of freighting and clauses.
The student is familiar with the risk distribution system within the maritime law.
1
   4,5 4,5 SP
MM13MD06

Maritime Economics



The student has knowledge of
• the world trade, economics and how goods generally move globally.
• the functioning mechanisms and operating principles of freight markets.
The student is familiar with the cost construction in connection with shipping company operations and vessel operations and financing.
1
   1,5 1,5 SP
MM13MD07

On-the-Job Instructor Training



The student gains an understanding of the promotion of on-the-job learning.
The student demonstrates skills in vocational evaluation and assessment.
1
   2,5 2,5 SP
MM13MD08

International legislative requirements and Environmental Management Systems



The student is able to monitor and control compliance with in-ternational legislative requirements and measures to ensure the protection of the marine environment.
1
   1 1 SP
MM13MD09

English MmL E1: English for Professionals



The student is able to
• use the information from scientific sources as well as analyse and present it in an appropriate way.
• participate and argue in discussions dealing with de-manding subjects.
• develop a written report which is formulated according to the Novia University of Applied Sciences instruc-tions for the final projects.
1
   3 3 SP
MM13MD10

English MmL E2: Maritime Business English



The student has ability to perform administrative duties in English with the emphasis on maritime-related examples.
1
   3 3 SP
MM13ME   5 5 SP
MM13ME01

Safety Management



The student is able to maintain safety and security of the ship’s crew and passengers and the operational condition of life-saving, fire-fighting and other safety systems.

The student has skills to develop emergency and damage con-trol plans and handle emergency situations.

The student has knowledge and skills required to handle the management of safety-related tasks onboard both in normal operations and in crisis situations.
1
   2 2 SP
MM13ME02

Medical Care 3: Supplementary training in medical care



The student’s knowledge and skills as regards to giving medi-cal care to persons who have fallen ill or got injured onboard are medically acceptable and adequate. The student can, when necessary, cooperate to get medical assistance to the vessel.

The student is able to
• independently examine a patient who has fallen ill/had an accident and make care-related decisions as well as consult medical care professionals ashore
• masters asepsis; perform aseptically demanding measures and prevent contagion and infections
• independently monitor and take care of the person who has fallen ill/had an accident according to the current recom-mendations or consultation
1
   3 3 SP
Val

Elective Studies

15 SP
Pra

Onboard Training

60 SP
MM13OT118    18 SP
MM13OT2  42  42 SP
Lär

Thesis

15 SP


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