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Welcome to the Australian Maritime College

Mal Wise standing in front of entrance to AMC building
Principal, Mr Mal Wise AM

Welcome to the Australian Maritime College (AMC) at the University of Tasmania - the national institute for maritime education, training and research.

AMC has a global reputation for its high-quality education and research, producing first-class graduates keenly desired by industry, and research with broad impact.

Within Australia, the growing maritime, defence, marine, renewable energy and offshore sectors provide exciting and strategic areas of growth for AMC, and for our researchers and students.

Our suite of specialist facilities are internationally acclaimed and are used by government and industry world-wide. Additionally, our experienced teaching and research staff have strong links to industry, ensuring students are ready for careers of the future, with direct pathways into the workforce.

We offer a wide range of courses from vocational training through to bachelor and postgraduate degrees and doctorates, spanning the areas of:

Our skilled graduates are in demand worldwide, with many securing employment before graduation, and AMC alumni spread across more than 50 countries.

Whether you’re interested in captaining a ship, operating autonomous vessels, safeguarding marine environments, designing advanced ocean engineering structures, or keeping the world’s goods moving, AMC can help to get you there.

Mal Wise AM
Australian Maritime College