Overview top

The course is of six weeks duration (78 hours of classroom study with a group size of approximately 16).

You will be taught by our expert and experienced team of lecturers who will give you the knowledge and confidence before you sit your oral exam.

Please refer to MIN 455: Any Application for Master's CoC after 31st Aug 2013 will require HELM M (Human Element Leadership and Management Course at Management Level for which the duration is 1 week. This course is not part of Master's Orals Course and the candidates must book on to a suitable HELM M Course available.

Entry Requirements top

You should ensure that all the requirements for entry to the course and the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) examinations are met prior to attending the course

  1. Please refer to MSN 1856 for details.
  2. Discharge book entries verifying sea service.
  3. Watch-keeping testimonials to support all watch-keeping sea service. Note: Candidates with UK Class 2 COC issued before 1987 or holders of overseas Class 2 COC or equivalent are not eligible contact MCA.

Assessment top

MCA Oral examination also a valid Medical Care Onboard Ship.

Further Information top

The responsibility for eligibility for entry to the MCA examinations including correct documentation and sea service rests with the student and not with the college.

The college will assist and advise but if in doubt you should obtain written confirmation from the MCA at the following address: Maritime & Coastguard Agency Spring Place 105 Commercial Road Southampton Hants SO15 1EG Tel 023 8032 9100 Fax 023 8032 9251 Website: www.mcga.gov.uk

Important Information: Please note that we must have sight of your original passport and visa on enrolment. To avoid any delays regarding your orals examination, we advise you to apply for your NOE prior to arrival at the College. MCA do not require an original passport when applying for the NOE, only an attested copy.

Accommodation: Accommodation is available in the College at Dr. Winterbottom Hall or in private lodgings. For full details please refer to the separate information sheet or contact Dr Winterbottom Hall, telephone 0191 427 3666, Email: DWH@stc.ac.uk

Dates & Fees

Contact us for current course dates and fees.