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Studiehåndbokas emner for 2016/2017:

(English)Maritime English

Brief Facts:

Subject Code: NAB1024
Department: Faculty of Technology/Business/Maritime Education
Grading Scale: A - F
Number of Credits: 5
Taught During: Autumn
Semester of Assessment: Autumn
Program Sequence: 1st Year of Study
Language of Instruction:  English
Campus: Haugesund
Contact(s): Gunta Dale (person with course responsibility)
Required Reading (Syllabus): Go to the library's syllabus web pages

Course Contents:

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and competences that are necessary to communicate in English between vessels and coast facilities, as well as intraship and intership communication.

These competences are required in order to carry out duties and work on board a ship in a professional and safe manner.

The course serves to extend the students¿ knowledge, understanding and proficiency in order to comply with IMO STCW requirements.

Learning Outcome:

 - Knowledge:

The students should know the maritime English standard vocabulary used in internal and external communication onboard. They should be able to communicate efficiently and without misunderstandings by using the maritime standard vocabulary when communicating with persons of a different native language. The students should be comfortable when communicating in English during different operational situations, both during normal daily operations and extraordinary situations such as emergencies.

- Skills:

The students should be able to use English related to operation of a vessel. They should be able to use English as primary means of communication in a maritime environment and use English vocabulary and grammar correctly. They should be able to use the maritime standard vocabulary during an operation, e.g. mooring, cargo handling or other onboard operations, both when communicating with the vessel's crew and with external personnel.

- General Qualifications:

The students should be able to perform their work onboard a vessel where the working language is English. They should be able to exchange opinions and experiences in English within a maritime environment. They should be confident in communicating in English and be able to capture possible misunderstandings where such can arise as a consequence of inadequate language skills of others. This course meets the relevant requirements of STCW 78 as amended, table A-II/1.

Teaching Methods:

 Lectures and individual guidance.

Practical information about the course:

The oral exam might be carried out both during daytime and in the evenings.



Recommended Previous Knowledge:


Compulsory assignments:

Written and Oral Assignments.

Course Examination Description:

Oral examination.

Component NameDurationWeightSupporting Materials
Maritim engelsk - muntlig eksamen20 minutes100/100No help allowed
Reduction in Credits:
Have you already completed one or more of the courses below? If so, the credits you will receive for the course described here, NAB1024, will be reduced by the number of credits shown in the credits column. Possible deficencies/mistakes may occur.
Course Title Course Code Credits
Maritime English NAB3019 (1)
Maritime English SA082 (1)

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