Bachelor of Business (Maritime and Logistics Management) (J3X)

Overview  2017

ATAR

ATAR Clearly-In Rank

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

: Clearly in 65

 

Duration

Minimum 3 Years, up to a maximum of 7 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Spring school (November)
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Spring school (November)

Course rules     View 2016 information

Duration
Minimum 3 Years, up to a maximum of 7 Years
Entry requirements
ATAR Clearly-In Rank

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

: Clearly in 65 or equivalent
Course code
Course rules
CRICOS: 062253K
Current students
View 2016 information
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Spring school (November)

"We're very keen to make sure that our courses are really industry relevant. We're up to date with the latest thinking and with the latest requirements of the industry."

Prashant Bhaskar
This degree is designed to prepare students for management careers in the dynamic and internationally-focused maritime and logistics industries and related areas.

This course is unique because it combines core business principles, for example, finance, marketing, economics, business law and strategic management with more specific maritime industry units of study, such as port and terminal management, ship operations management and maritime economics. These are studied in combination with logistics-based units, to provide the necessary focus and an in-depth appreciation of the issues confronting the maritime and logistics industries. The course culminates with the Transport Research Project that requires students to apply business research techniques to contemporary issues in the maritime and logistics industries.

This degree course provides students with knowledge of critical elements of the maritime and logistics industries. The course provides the necessary grounding in maritime and international logistics, covering essential topics relevant to international business management, transport systems and the maritime industry. By developing various business and management skills within the industry context, students will be able to contribute to industry growth and innovation.

The course will furnish prospective early-career administrators and managers with a sound foundation in international maritime and logistics management. Through this course of study students will be able to:

  • Analyse and evaluate business management concepts and practical processes within the field of international maritime and logistics management.
  • Obtain, analyse and interpret data relevant to making evidence-based decisions in diverse maritime and logistics contexts.
  • Exercise initiative and judgement in contributing towards solutions to diverse problems in the maritime and logistics contexts; incorporating social, ethical, regulatory, global, and business management perspectives.
  • Present a clear and coherent exposition of business management knowledge, concepts and empirical evidence relevant to the maritime and logistics industries.
  • Reflect on performance feedback in the maritime and logistics context to identify and action learning opportunities and self-improvement.

Career outcomes

This degree prepares students for management and senior administrative careers in private enterprise, industry organisations and government in the areas of commercial shipping, ports and terminals, transport, transport policy and administration, freight forwarding and well as exporting and importing and other elements of international business.

Course structure

In the Bachelor of Business (Maritime & Logistics Management), you enrol in the two majors, the minor and choose 4 student electives.

This degree consists of a total of 24 units comprising:

  • Two majors of 8 units each: each major consists of 2 introductory, 2 intermediate, 4 advanced units
  • A minor of 4 units: 2 introductory, 2 intermediate units
  • Four student elective/breadth units
  • Unit level requirements for the degree are: between 8-10 units at introductory level, 6-10 units at intermediate level and 8-10 units at advanced level.

Compulsory majors

Year 1
Compulsory introductory units

This unit provides students with a good understanding of individual sectors in the maritime industry. It provides you with an introduction to the maritime industry's history, maritime geography and the concept of maritime transport in facilitating international trade. This unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides an introduction to the technical and operational aspects of ship management. This unit examines the operations that are necessary to transport cargo in a safe, efficient, and commercially viable manner. It looks at ships' nautical, commercial and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Compulsory intermediate units

Maritime Law is a key unit for those interested in the legal underpinnings of world trade, commerce and development.Maritime Law examines the fundamental legal framework for the conduct of international and domestic maritime trade and commerce. Maritime law has ancient…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to analytical methods and their application to business management. The unit covers both quantitative and qualitative techniques such as data presentation, estimation and hypothesis tests, linear regression, forecasting, decision making under uncertainty, linear programming, scenario analysis,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (November)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 3
Compulsory advanced units

This unit exposes students to contemporary management practices in ports. The design of this unit is set in such a way as to meet the need of students at different stages in their careers and at different levels in their…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The objective of this unit is to provide a basic understanding of the organisation and operation of the maritime industry. The main focus is on the economic behaviour of shipowners, shippers, and other stakeholders in the markets for liquid bulk,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is designed to provide students with an opportunity to complete their final year project by employing various research methods and techniques with which they have been equipped. The aim of this unit is to encourage students to apply…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores the employment relationship and the importance of strategically managing people from their initial talent attraction through to retirement or termination. In working through this unit studies are focussed on effective and efficient strategic human resource management as…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 1
Compulsory introductory units

International Business Communication enables students to develop the fundamental written and verbal communication skills necessary for effective communication in their international business careers and their academic studies. Additionally, the significance of communication skills to successful business organisations is explored.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

International Transport Systems provides students with an understanding of international transport and the way it operates. The unit will cover various topics such as transport modes (road, rail, air and water transport) and terminals, global transport system, inter-modal transport, transport…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Compulsory intermediate units

This unit introduces the concepts, application and practice of management in the context of contemporary international business. It involves a study of management fundamentals with a focus on the current global economic, political, socio-cultural, legal and technical environment within which…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with a broad appreciation of the nature and importance of logistics activities and an understanding of some of the key concepts and tools used by logistics managers. After studying the unit students should be able to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 3
Compulsory advanced units

This unit investigates the role of warehousing management in the strategic success of any supply chain. Basic principles of warehousing, inventory management, packaging, materials handlingstrategies are further developed, enabling the critical evaluation of warehousing solutions.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In today's global business context the procurement of various commodities, their sourcing strategies and the total cost of acquisition impact on an organisation's capacity to be competitive. Global Procurement examines key issues relating to purchasing and procurement; additionally it investigates…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with the theory and practice of strategic management emphasising application to theTransport and Logistics industry. The unit focuses on strategic thinking and decision making whilst analysing the strategic management process. Examples are provided to demonstrate how…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Supply Chain Management develops logistics knowledge in conjuntion with concepts from strategic management, information technology, marketing and transportation systems. This enables better management of the supply chain providing efficencies and improving customer value creation.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Compulsory minor

Year 1
Compulsory introductory units

Special note: JNB159 is replaced by BFA103 in 2017.

JNB159 allows students' to progress their understanding of financial information rather than be a detailed study of accounting practices. It has been designed to enable students to learn basic functions of the related discipline areas of accounting, finance, management and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The commercial law foundation of this unit includes five (5) major areas of civil law, being contract, tort, property, commercial entities and relationships and commercial transactions. Specific transport law and policy topics are then studied including governance and regulation of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Compulsory intermediate units

Special note: JNB220 is replaced by BMA251 in 2017; JNB223 is replaced by BEA111 in 2017.

JNB220 applies marketing fundamentals into a services industry context, in particular, to the maritime and logistics industries. The unit explains the dynamic role of marketing in organisations and how it interacts with other departments. The unit aims to increase students'…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

JNB223 provides students with the fundamental principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics. Microeconomics is concerned with the behaviour of a firm in an industry/market, especially its decisions regarding production, competition and the management of limited resources. Macroeconomics is concerned with issues…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Student Electives and Breadth Units

PLUS  one Introductory level student elective and breadth unit PLUS one Intermediate level student elective and breadth unit

Entry requirements

Admission Prerequisites

General entry requirements as per the following link:Domestic General Entry Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of Year 12 (TCE, VCE, HSC or equivalent with an ATAR score clearly in 65) or successful completion of a Diploma or Associate Degree in Maritime and Logistics Management.
  • AMC will consider applications from people who do not have the above qualifications, but who seek admission on the basis of experience gained in industry or government. 
  • International students from a non-English speaking background also need to have an IELTS score of 6. For full details on the English requirements, please visit:http://www.utas.edu.au/international/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/english-language-requirements

Articulation from

Graduates with a minimum credit average in third year units may be eligible for the Bachelor of Business (Maritime and Logistics Management) Honours Program. Postgraduate studies in Maritime and Logistics Management are also available. Eligible students may enrol in a double degree, combining the Bachelor degree with the Bachelor of Applied Science (Maritime Technology Management).

Articulation to

Successful completion of the Diploma of Maritime and Logistics Management results in credit for 8 units or successful completion of the Associate Degree in Maritime and Logistics Management results in credit for 16 units in the Bachelor of Business(Maritime and Logistics Management).

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Fees for Domestic students are based on individual unit selections. Please refer to the fees section of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost.

Annual Tuition Fee is inclusive of the compulsory Student Services and Amenities (SSA) fee. The SSA for 2017 is $294 AUD.

International students

2017 Annual Tuition Fee (international students): $30,000 AUD*.

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

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Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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