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Basic Studies

Nautical Studies Program

This program is accredited by the Jordan Maritime Authority (JMA) in accordance with the STCW 78 convention as amended. It allows the trainee to develop the knowledge and skills in navigation, safety and the marine environment as deck officer on a seagoing vessel.

None Basic Studies- Induction Course- 16 weeks
Course code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-requisite
BS 001 Mathematics 5 None
BS 002 Physics 5 None
BS 003 Chemistry 3 None
N 006 Principles of Marine Knowledge 1 None
BS 009 ESP 3 None
BS 020 Leadership 1 None
Total Hours 18

 

None Basic Studies- First Semester- 16 weeks
Course code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-requisite
BS 101 Mathematics (1) 3 None
BS 102 Physics (1) 3 None
E 103 Principles of Engineering Knowledge 2 None
N 105 Terrestrial Navigation (1)

(Introduction and Projection)

3 None
N 106 Principles of Seamanship 3 None
N 108 Engineering Drawing 2 None
BS 109 ESP (1) 2 None
BS 120 Leadership 1 None
BS 121 Maritime Transport 2 None
Total Hours 21

 

None Basic Studies- Second Semester- 16 weeks
Course code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-requisite
BSN 201 Mathematics (2) 3 BS 101
BSN 202 Physics (2) 3 BS 102
BSN 203 Chemistry 2 None
BSN 204 Computer Skills 2 None
N 205 Navigation (2)- Publications & Sailing 2 N 105
N 206 Seaman ship (2) –

Deck Operation Technology.

3 None
N 208 Ship Construction 2 N 108
BS 209 ESP (2) 2 BS 109
N 210 Marine Communications & Signaling 2 None
Total Hours 21

 

None Basic Studies- Third Semester- 16 weeks
Course code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-requisite
BSN 301 Mathematics (3) 3 BSN 201
N 305 Coastal Navigation (3) 3 N 205
N 306 Seamanship (3)- collision prevention 2 None
N 307 Electronic Navigation Systems 3 None
N 308 Ship Stability 2 BSN 202
N 309 ESP (3) 3 BE 209
N 311 Celestial Navigation      (1) 3 BSN 201
N 312 Meteorology 2 None
Total Hours 21

 

None Basic Studies- Fourth Semester- 16 weeks
Course code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-requisite
N 405 Passage Planning 2 None
N 406 Seamanship (4)-

Watch Keeping and Ship Maneuvering

3 None
N 407 Navigational Instruments (Compass) 2 BSN 202
BS 409 Maritime English 1 BS 309
N 411 Celestial Navigation (2) 3 N 311
N 413 Cargo Handling & Stowage 3 None
N 414 Radar Navigation 3 None
N 415 Maritime Law 2 None
N 422 Ship Management 2 None
BS 423 Physical Education 0 None
Total Hours 21