Advanced Course For Maritime Science And Technology
The one-year Advanced Course of Maritime Science and Technology was established for graduates from the School of Marine Science, the Faculty of Fisheries, Nagasaki University, the Faculty of Fisheries, Kagoshima University.
The main objective is to educate and train students to become excellent marine specialists having the high levels of knowledge and skills necessary to navigate vessels in the shipping and shing sectors. To attain this objective, practical education and training in navigation, shing and ocean observation are speci cally provided to students by using the training and research vessels (the "Umitaka Maru," the "Shinyo Maru" and the "Seiyo Maru") owned by the School of Marine Science. The School of Marine Science has been approved by the Japanese Government as a first-class training institute for seamen third class (navigation officers). Therefore, students who complete the Faculty's courses and the Maritime Science and Technology will be exempt from the written test as a part of the nationally administered examination for seamen third class (navigation of cers).