Masters Orals

About this course

This course enables candidates to achieve Master (Unlimited) certification by the MCA oral examination route. Candidates will receive tuition and guided study in preparation for the MCA oral examination. 

Candidates must also hold a valid STCW certificate in Proficiency in Medical Care and a personal medical fitness certificate recognised by the MCA before taking their MCA orals. If not already held, this course can be undertaken at the Academy outside of the main course.

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Summary course information

Course start dates

2 October 2017
22 January 2018
30 April 2018

How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5015

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Course information


Candidates must have completed 36 months’ watchkeeping service while holding an OOW unlimited II/1 Certificate of Competency. This period may be reduced to 24 months if at least 12 months of such seagoing service has been served as Chief Mate while holding a Chief Mate unlimited II/2 Certificate of Competency.

A valid personal medical fitness certificate recognised by the MCA