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NAB3018 Maritime Communication

Course description for academic year 2021/2022

Contents and structure

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

The students are given only one opportunity to take the course. If one has signed up but does not complete without valid reason, the university  will not cover the cost of a new course.

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

Min 70 ECTS completed within the study program

Recommended previous knowledge


Teaching methods

Lectures and practical assignments.

Compulsory learning activities

Approved evaluation test provided by Telenor and mandatory attendance in all parts of the subject. The course requirements are only valid the semester they are taken.


Practial/oral examination.

Examination support material


All information posted by the radio station.

All publications available in the radio station.

Radio Logbook.

Private PC during digital evaluation test.

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