Bachelor of International Logistics (Freight Forwarding) (23G1)

This course is in teach-out and is not accepting new admissions

Overview  2019

ATAR

Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Achievement of a specified ATAR will guarantee acceptance into a course or institution, subject to any non-ATAR criteria being met, such as a prerequisite study or English language proficiency.

: 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

ATAR

Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Guaranteed Entry ATAR

Achievement of a specified ATAR will guarantee acceptance into a course or institution, subject to any non-ATAR criteria being met, such as a prerequisite study or English language proficiency.

: Clearly in 65

Duration

Minimum 3 Years
Entry requirements

Location

The Bachelor of International Logistics (Freight Forwarding) 23G1 is in teach-out from 2017.

The Bachelor of International Logistics (Freight Forwarding) provides students with knowledge of critical elements of both the international logistics and freight forwarding industries. Logistics and freight forwarding are fundamental components of international trade. The course will appeal to students planning and developing careers in organisations and government departments involved with freight forwarding and international business, both in Australia and overseas. By studying the range of units offered in this degree, students will learn to identify problems and provide solutions for industry in a range of relevant fields, such as customs broking, cargo regulatory systems, freight forwarding, logistics management and global procurement. This applied learning style is essential for a sound understanding of issues that are faced by such specialised industries. The course is available by both on-campus and distance study modes.

Career outcomes

The course will allow graduates to contribute to operations in the international logistics and freight forwarding industries. Organisations active in international trade, such as those involved in exporting and importing, global transport, international freight forwarding and international logistics will be potential employers. Additionally the course will provide a solid grounding in international logistics and freight forwarding issues for people employed in government and other policy-related areas.

Course structure

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

The purpose of this unit is to provide you with a good understanding of concepts and topics associated with the maritime industry in order for you to have sufficient prior knowledge to study other units within the Department of Maritime…

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 the essential elements of modern exporting and importing practice. It attempts to blend the academic rigour of the principles of international trade with practical and operational aspects of export and import management.…

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

This unit covers a wide range of topics such as the management and organisation of air freight operations, airline, marketing and pricing strategies, fleet planning, scheduling, and management, cargo handling security and terminal management, which will give students a holistic…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit is not on offer in 2017. Students may like to enrol in JNB161 Air Freight Transport as an alternate elective choice.Trade and border controls are a significant element of international trade. By studying the key elements of border…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Plus one introductory level student elective AND one breadth unit.

YEAR 2

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 comprehensive grounding in the principles underpinning not only freight systems but also the conduct of freight forwarding operations. It will help those undertaking freight forwarding, brokering of such services or managing freight transport better…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

Land Freight Transport investigates road and rail transport options as part of the freight system. Given the global nature of the freight industry, these options are studied in an international context, focusing on key freight markets in Asia and Europe,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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 1
LauncestonSpring school (November)

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

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

This unit is currently unavailable.

Further developing knowledge of sea freight transport, this unit focuses on competition in the marketplace and its effects on networks. This unit provides students with an understanding of the structure, operation and management of ocean shipping with particular emphasis on…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Plus one intermediate level student elective AND one breadth unit.

YEAR 3

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

The aim of this unit is to examine the processes, functions and strategies required by organisations to acquire goods, services and equipment from other organisations. The unit covers three broad dimensions of the procurement function within organisations. Firstly, the unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

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

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit develops knowledge and capabilities in the complex multi-modal freight system. It focuses on the components of a multi-modal freight system, which are vital to the efficient operations of the system. These include the physical base of transport in…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Supply chain management will develop your logistics knowledge to new heights by linking the unit with concepts of strategic management, information technology, marketing, transportation systems management and international trade. This enables better management of the supply chain providing efficencies and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (November)

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

Consolidating the systems approach taken to the key issues developed throughout the major, the roles of forwarding and freight as part of a dynamic, integrated system is considered strategically from the perspectives of both the customer and key service providers,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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

Entry requirements

Successful completion of Year 12 with an ATAR clearly in 65.

Alternative entry is available for applicants with a minimum of 2 years appropriate work experience.

International students from a non-English speaking background need to have an IELTS score of 6.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2019, this fee is $45.45 per unit. In 2019, the maximum charge for full time students is $303.

International students

2019 Total Course Fee (international students): $0 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $25,000 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

Scholarships

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

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