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NAB3018 Maritime Communication

Course description for academic year 2017/2018

Contents and structure

The course gives the necessary background to apply for a GOC certificate.

Practical information:

The students will follow the course in the 5th semester. Exchange students from Stord/Haugesund University College follows the course in the 6th semester. More information will be given at the start of the 3rd year.

Learning Outcome

 - Knowledge:

The students should have a thorough knowledge of radio equipment and it¿s operation.

- Skills:

The students should be able to operate as a radio officer on board vessels.

- General Qualifications:

This course are enabling the students to apply for their GOC license, and covers relevant requirements in STCW 78 as amended, tables A-II/1, A-II/2 and A-IV/2.

Entry requirements

Only available for students with minimum 75 ECTS within the study programme.

Recommended previous knowledge


Teaching methods

Lectures and practical assignments.

Compulsory learning activities

Test and mandatory attendance.


Practial/oral examination.

Examination support material

All information posted by the radio station.

All publications available in the radio station.

Radio Log Book.

More about examination support material