Mate/Master Foreign Going
The Mate/Master Foreign Going programme is an advanced training programme. It provides specialist knowledge, plus analytical and problem solving skills necessary to allow progression to Chief mate and Master of a foreign going ship.
Class 1 and 2 (Mate/Master Foreign-Going)
About the Programme
Take the helm as master and commander
Do you want to progress to overall command of your vessel, taking responsibility for the crew, cargo and passengers, and managing the ship’s records and administration?
The Masters Foreign-Going Class 1 and 2 are advanced training programmes, providing you with specialist knowledge, plus the analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to allow progression to command a foreign-going ship or to fill managerial positions ashore.
On graduating, you’ll be a qualiἀed senior officer or master able to work on foreign-going ships of any type and tonnage.
|Study Method||Full time|
|Qualification||Maritime New Zealand Certificates of Competency|
|Applications||Close when the programme is full|
|Start Dates||Ongoing (modular)|
|International Student Fees||$12,450 per year (approx)|
New Zealand Maritime School
Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Deck officer students holding a Second Mate Foreign Going Certificate of Competency issued by Maritime New Zealand or an overseas qualification recognised by Maritime New Zealand as being equivalent
- Have English language competence to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English. Any applicant whose first language is not English must provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 6.0 (with no score below 5.5) or equivalent. Prospective students may be required to undertake formal assessment of English language ability, at their own expense, where the interview panel is unable to satisfy themselves as to the English ability of the student.
Maritime New Zealand qualifying seatime as per Maritime Regulation 32, 18 months for Mate, 36 months for Master *maybe changed under TROQ.
Applications for credit transfer, cross-credit and recognition of prior learning shall only be considered by Maritime New Zealand (MNZ). MIT has no authority to approve or conduct such processes. In general, the model adopted by MNZ has been to require applicants for credit accumulation to take and pass all normal assessments. Applicants will be accepted in order of application.
The Mate/Master Foreign Going students complete the following courses:
- Adjust Compasses
- Advanced Fire Fighting
- Command Meteorology
- Command Principles and Practice
- Manage Marine Operations
- Manage Vessel Condition
- Marine Engineering
- Maritime Commercial Practice
- Mechanical Technology
- Naval Architecture
- Navigation Control
- Pilot Ships
- Shipmasters Medical
- Ships Business .
Further Training or Study
Postgraduate programmes in the shipping industry.
Senior officers and masters on foreign-going ships of any type and tonnage, including the largest cruise ships, very large crude carriers (VLCCs) and other specialist ships. Graduates may also take up managerial shore-based positions.