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Australian Maritime College

Tasmania, Australia
Campus setting Suburban
Living cost USD 767 per month
Student population Small (1,000 or less)
International students 12%
Institution type Public

About Australian Maritime College

Australia's national centre for training, education and research for maritime purposes, the AMC is dedicated to the sea through courses in maritime engineering, marine environment, maritime logistics and seafaring. Students will have the opportunity to join and work for international and Australian organisations as well as individual businesses through AMC.

The AMC adheres to, cooperates with, consults and improves industry, goverment and regulatory standards of maritime practices; from boat patrols of the Australian coastline to Antartica ice research. They have also recently begun studies in the renewable energy sector, mainly tidal energy resource around Australia.

Students will be exposed to the latest in maritime facilities and equipment including ship simulations, training and research vessels, real-time utility usage by government personel and other maritime-related businesses; all under the guidance and tutelage of highly qualified and experienced staff.

The AMC is a specialist instutute of the University of Tasmania. Students will have the opportunity to take collaborative degrees in addition to the maritime courses.

Campus information

Newnham, Launceston

  • Main campus

Beauty Point, Launceston

  • Vessel operations courses
  • Dock/moor for training vessels

- Near the Cataract Gorge Reserve for fun outdoor activities such as white-water rafting, nature walks, mountain biking, abseiling and rock climbing

- AMC Marine Firefighting Centre in Bell Bay, 40km north of Launceston city

AMC Sydney, Darling Harbor (NEW)

  • For postgraduate maritime degree studies


All AMC campuses offer a range of student accomodation options on-campus, flexible catering options and student associations to aid with arrangements and inquiries.

In the event that you undertake maritime industry and seafaring courses, industry accomodation is prepared in Launceston.

Should you wish to live off-campus, University of Tasmania Australia is available to contact for aid.

Additional info

The University of Tasmania is ranked in the Top 2% of universities world-wide in 2016 and ranked top 50 in Marine Sciences in the 2017 QS Global University rankings.


Courses available 10

Agriculture Studies 3 Applied, Pure Sciences 5 Business, Management 2 Engineering 4


Reviews 2

"I am a parent and my son did a 2 year stint with AMC. I would do it all over again if I have to. If only the immigration laws be relaxed in terms of money expectation to be in our bank accounts when applying for student visa, and pay fees by semester, it would help international students. Having s…
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"The Australian Maritime College has earned its reputation for excellence in Maritime Studies. I believe if the AMC takes on a further role as an institute for the training of naval personnel, it can boost the AMC's reputation further. In general, the lecturers at the AMC are high quality and knowl…
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