The Australian Maritime College (AMC) at the University of Tasmania, is  Australia’s national institute for maritime and maritime-related education, training and research. AMC is one of the seven founding members of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU), which represents five continents.

AMC is globally recognised as being a centre for excellence. The multi-million dollar suite of specialist teaching, learning and research facilities are internationally acclaimed and are utilised by government bodies and maritime related businesses world-wide. In addition, AMC's professionally experienced, teaching and research staff have extremely strong industry links.

Located on the banks of the beautiful Tamar River in Australia’s picturesque island state of Tasmania, AMC has two main campuses. The Newnham site is in Launceston. The second campus, home to coastal seafaring students and AMC’s impressive fleet of training and research vessels, is located at Beauty Point.