TN102121 - Theoretical Navigation 2 - Navigational systems


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 3 hours E

Course content

Navigation simulator exercises, navigation laboratory work. Use of navigation systems in the planning and implementation of safe sailing Upon satisfactory completion of the ECDIS / AIS part of the subject, the candidate will be issued an ECDIS / AIS course certificate which has been approved by the Norwegian Maritime Directorate. The course covers the requirement for theoretical knowledge in STCW chapter II section A-II / 1-2.

Learning outcome

Learning outcomes - Knowledge: have in-depth knowledge of the vessel's navigation systems in accordance with relevant parts of STCW chapter II / 1 and II / 2 and STCW code A-II / 1 function Navigation at the operational level "and STCW code A-II / 2 function" Navigation at the management level "have in-depth knowledge of current national and international rules and regulations related to the vessel's navigation equipment broad knowledge of maritime terminology related to the field in both Norwegian and English

Learning outcomes - Skills: be able to solve theoretical, technical and practical problems related to the vessel's navigation equipment. use methods, simulators and other tools that form the basis for navigating ships, safely and efficiently and contribute to both analytical, structured, targeted and innovative able to demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of the most common modern electronic navigation systems used on board ships could implement position determination and safe navigation using modern electronic navigation systems

Learning outcomes - Competence: be able to convey knowledge in the subject area to different target groups both in writing and orally in Norwegian and English be able to actively participate in professional discussions and the ability to share their knowledge and experiences with others and contribute to the development of good practice good practice in the sustainable application of their profession.

Learning methods and activities

Pedagogical methods: Lectures, laboratory exercises, CBT, simulator exercises

Mandatory work requirements: Minimum 80% participation in simulator and navigation lab exercises. Compulsory submissions must be approved in order to take the exam (the number of submissions is stated at the start of the course). ICT tools must be used in the solutions. Approved submissions give access to the first ordinary exam, as well as the first new and postponed exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Oblig

Further on evaluation

3 hours written school exam.

New and postponed exam: following semester.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Nautical Studies (353MN)
Nautical Studies (353YV)

Course materials

Norvald Kjerstad: Electronic and acoustic navigation systems for maritime studies latest edition

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  8.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Nautic
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS School exam 100/100 E 2023-12-06 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
C218 Ankeret/Hovedbygget 1
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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