Mate (unlimited) - Deck Course
Mate's & Master's (unlimited) – HnD Nautical Science
Requirements (Experienced Seafarer Route):
who completed the NAEST(O) course prior to 1st January 2005
must have completed an MCA
Model 1.27 ECDIS course before undertaking the NAEST(M)
a Chief Mate CoC has been attained, candidates requires a
total of 36 months watch-keeping
service while holding
OOW unlimited II/1 Certificate of Competency before
undertaking examination for Master certification. This period
be reduced to 24 months if at least 12 months of such
seagoing service has been served as Chief Mate while
a Chief Mate unlimited II/2 CoC. Students who
have completed more than 36 months of sea service as a Deck
can complete their Chief Mates CoC from the UK and then
immediately appear for Masters Orals without having
do any additional sea service after Chief Mates CoC to
obtain Masters CoC.
guidance in available in MSN 1856 or write to us.
Evidence of Sea Service:
service stamps on the CDC and Masters testimonials (which must
include watch-keeping evidence).
sea-time letters is NOT a
requirement and cannot be used in lieu of Masters
starting date and duration:
are 3 batches in a year.
March 2021, May 2021 & September 2021
The visa that a student will get will be for approximately 10 -
11 months. The visa will end 2 months after the course
completion date and can start a maximum of 2 weeks before the
course commencement date.
booking a course, you will need to scan and email / Whatsapp the
following documents to us:
Once the form has been received, the college will issue an offer
letter to the candidate for the course and subsequently contact
you for small discussion on the admission process.
Seats get filled up about 3 months in advance and are alloted on
a first come first served basis. Hence, it is always advisable
to book early so that you are assured of seat in the
It is not necessary to have completed your sea service for
booking a seat in the college. However, you should
have completed sea service before you travel to the UK for
joining the course.
East Coast College is a part of University of Suffolk. All
tuition fees payment are made directly to the University account
after the direct discussion session.
MCTS will never ask you for any deposit / draft to secure the
seat. No college fee payment should be made to the personal
account of a person in India or in UK.
letter will be sent to your email address within a week of
receiving your documents by us in email /
Whatsapp. Most students book their seats 9 months in advance i.e
before joining ship for their last sailing contract prior to
leaving for UK for their studies.
If you happen to be on board a ship, you can email / Whatsapp
the scanned copies of your documents and application form
to us for the offer letter and subsequent discussion/interaction
session with college & university.