Master of Business Administration (Shipping and Maritime Management) (27F)

Overview  2019

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Duration

Minimum 1.5 Years, up to a maximum of 4 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
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Spring school (November)

Full Fee Paying places available

ATAR

No 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.

:
See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1.5 Years
Entry requirements

Location

Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Spring school (November)
This course provides a platform for students who wish to combine the knowledge and skills delivered through the Maritime and Logistics Management MBA program with shipping and maritime management specific units such as Maritime Safety, Marine Surveying and Inspection, Marine Superintendency. It includes a major that has a minimum of four distinct units focusing on this specialisation and six maritime and logistics management units. The remaining two units can be chosen from the range of degree electives available. In this way you can customise your course to suit your career plans and personal interests.

This course is designed to provide both existing and potential middle and senior managers with management knowledge and expertise, including its application to maritime industry operations. With the focus on an applied approach to this critical industry, centred on strategic and analytical thinking, a unique educational experience is provided.

Career outcomes

The organisations connected with the maritime and logistics industries are very diverse, including for instance large private companies, entrepreneurial start-ups and government entities. The diversity creates many opportunities for your career progression, both globally and domestically. For example, the maritime industry includes ports, shipping companies, stevedores and tourism and the logistics industry encompasses warehousing, road freight, air freight, freight forwarding and distribution. Additionally, many organisations may have a primary focus on manufacturing or international business, which will necessitate that they have internal departments involved in logistics, supply chain management and international trade, creating more opportunities. With logistics the fastest growing industry globally, there are many possibilities for you to choose.

Professional Recognition

Graduates may be eligible for membership of professional industry bodies such as CILTA, SCLAA and ICS.

Course structure

Shipping and Maritime Management

Students have a choice of coursework (completing twelve coursework units, including compulsory units listed below) or a Dissertation option. Students wanting to undertake the Dissertation option need to meet with the Course Co-ordinator prior to enrolment to discuss a suitable research topic and for the appointment of a research supervisor. 

Four Core Units

This unit introduces students to the concepts, applications and practice of management. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of management that are vital for the successful operation of any business. They will be exposed to a widely accepted body…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit aims to introduce students to the type of financial information that, as a manager, can expect to receive and to the techniques that can be used to analyse this information for decision making and control purposes. Also, this…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Business Logistics provides an introduction to the discipline of business logistics and its role in a successful business enterprise. It enables students to undertake integrated logistics management and to contribute positively to senior decision-making in this exciting field.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit is more suitable for students in final year of their master program. In this unit, students will apply relevant research methods and knowledge gained from other units to carry out an industry research project. Students will work independently…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

PLUS one of the following units (at least)

This unit exposes students to contemporary management practices in ports. The unit covers a broad range of topics including port governance, port-centric logistics and supply chains, investment and finance, strategic port planning, performance measurement, marketing strategies, regulatory framework, environmental sustainability,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

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 provides essential knowledge of maritime economics from the managerial perspective for postgraduate students without previous knowledge of the subject. It has two main parts. The first part covers the principles of microeconomics including market demand, supply, equilibrium, elasticity,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

International Maritime Policy is a key foundation unit for anyone interested in challenge of the informed management of the world's oceans and seas.International Maritime Policy is concerned with the development of public policy at the national, regional and international levels…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Two additional MLM Business Units (exclusive of any units completed to satisfy above)

Research Methods is designed to serve both theoretical and practical purposes. The unit begins by introducing you to the philosophy, logic and nature of research. The unit asks you to reflect on how we come to know certain things through…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit provides students with a framework for understanding the field of international trade. The unit examines the environment for international trade and investment, particularly political, social, economic, technological, environmental and other factors that influence strategic firm-level plans and senior…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

Effective human resource management is an important means of creating value and developing, through the employees, a competitive advantage for organisations in the 21st century. This unit will help you gain an insight into the differences between human resource management…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

Transformational Leadership is designed to enable students and those already employed in industry to further develop knowledge of what it is to lead and be led in an organisational environment characterised by rapid change and growing uncertainty. Studies will encompass…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit explores the need for knowledge to be managed in an organisation, and the tools and strategies that can be used to effectively manage the knowledge assets of that organisation. The unit starts with the identification of knowledge assets…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSpring school (November)

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

This unit exposes students to contemporary management practices in ports. The unit covers a broad range of topics including port governance, port-centric logistics and supply chains, investment and finance, strategic port planning, performance measurement, marketing strategies, regulatory framework, environmental sustainability,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

The unit provides students with a framework for managing the strategic thinking and operation of an organisation and to help develop skills in thinking and acting strategically. To steer an organisation towards the fulfilment of strategic purpose requires a combination…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

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 provides essential knowledge of maritime economics from the managerial perspective for postgraduate students without previous knowledge of the subject. It has two main parts. The first part covers the principles of microeconomics including market demand, supply, equilibrium, elasticity,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

Supply chain management has been identified by the business community as a key discipline which can generate significant cost savings, improve customer value and be used effectively to gain a sustainable competitive advantage. This unit develops the student's supply chain…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

International Maritime Policy is a key foundation unit for anyone interested in challenge of the informed management of the world's oceans and seas.International Maritime Policy is concerned with the development of public policy at the national, regional and international levels…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

The aim of this unit is to provide an introduction to shipping markets, and to illustrate the strategies, principles and practice of commercial ship management. The unit is arranged in 12 modules. It starts by examining shipping freight markets. Ship…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

PLUS 3 Maritime Industry units chosen from the following:

On completion of this unit, students will be able to:Describe and evaluate the main elements of a generic safety assessment;Describe the structure and functions of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in the context of maritime safetyExplain the purpose and function…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

On completion of this unit students will be able to:apply the principles of risk management in the context of maritime management and administration;identify key risks for maritime and related organisations;analyse the effectiveness of risk management strategies;analyse the incidence of maritime…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit develops the student's knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of the Marine Superintendent and the management skills that are required for ensuring that the maintenance of all shipboard machinery and equipment is carried out to standards specified by…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit develops the student's knowledge of the role and responsibilities of Marine Surveyors and the skills that are necessary for carrying out marine survey work and the preparation of subsequent survey reports. It also considers a number of different…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit introduces the work flow processes in shipyard related workshop and on-board operations. The former will include: all major workshops such as steel works, mechanical engineering, piping and electrical. On-board work will cover machinery, space, pumping operations, hull repairs,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit introduces the overall shipyard service delivery process and the knowledge required to manage the commercial and production functions within shipyards to maximise results. The areas covered include: marketing principles of shipyards, preparation of tenders in accordance with technical…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit introduces students to the best management practices for dealing with the ship-shore interface and will provide the skills and knowledge necessary to assume an operations management role. Topics covered include: the role of port authorities and legislative matters;…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

PLUS Two Degree Electives - 2 additional units from MLM Business Units or Maritime Industry Units listed above.

Dissertation Option

Students wanting to undertake the Dissertation option need to meet with the Course Co-ordinator prior to enrolment to discuss a suitable research topic and for the appointment of a research supervisor.

Research Methods is designed to serve both theoretical and practical purposes. The unit begins by introducing you to the philosophy, logic and nature of research. The unit asks you to reflect on how we come to know certain things through…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Students undertake a major research study on a topic related to the maritime and logistics industries, which aims to make a significant contribution to maritime and logistics management knowledge.A dissertation is equivalent to three units of coursework. The dissertation is…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Students undertake a major research study on a topic related to the maritime and logistics industries, which aims to make a significant contribution to maritime and logistics management knowledge.A dissertation is equivalent to three units of coursework. The dissertation is…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Students undertake a major research study on a topic related to the maritime and logistics industries, which aims to make a significant contribution to maritime and logistics management knowledge.A dissertation is equivalent to three units of coursework. The dissertation is…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree of an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution and at least two years' work experience; or

A professional qualification such as a Certificate of Competency as Master Class 1 (Unlimited) or Master Class 2 (Unlimited), Engineer Class 1/Chief Engineer (Unlimited) or Engineer Class 2/2nd Engineer (Unlimited) and at least two years' work experience; or

AMC's 3 year J2U Advanced Diploma of Nautical Science or J2W Advanced Diploma of Marine Engineering (or equivalent) and significant industrial experience; or

Graduate Certificate of Applied Science (Specialisation) or a Graduate Certificate in Maritime and Logistics Management or a Graduate Certificate of Maritime Studies; or

If a first degree or professional qualification is not held, candidates may still apply to the Department of Maritime and Logistics Management for consideration as a candidate.  These applicants are assessed on their work experience, current managerial responsibilities and any other qualifications; a GMAT assessment may be required.

International students with English as a second language will need to have an IELTS score of 6 (with no band less than 6).  For full details on the English requirements, please visit :http://www.utas.edu.au/international/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/english-language-requirements

An undergraduate degree of an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution and at least two years' work experience; or

A professional qualification such as a Certificate of Competency as Master Class 1, Master Class 2, Engineer Class 1 or 2 and at least two years' work experience; or

Advanced Diploma of Nautical Science or Marine Engineering (or equivalent) and significant industrial experience; or

Graduate Certificate of Applied Science (Specialisation) or a Graduate Certificate in Maritime and Logistics Management or a Graduate Certificate of Maritime Studies; or

If a first degree or professional qualification is not held, candidates may still apply to the Department of Maritime and Logistics Management for consideration as a candidate.  These applicants are assessed on their work experience, current managerial responsibilities and any other qualifications; a GMAT assessment may be required.

International students with English as a second language will need to have a minimum IELTS score of 6, with no band less than 6.0.

Students will be able to articulate into this course via the following programs:

Graduate Certificate in Maritime and Logistics Management

Graduate Certificate in Applied Science (Specialisation)

Graduate Certificate in Maritime Studies

Graduate Diploma of Maritime and Logistics Management

Graduate Diploma of Applied Science (Specialisation)

Graduate Diploma in Maritime Studies

On successful completion of an MBA (Shipping and Maritime Management) program, which includes a dissertation component, applicants may pursue a program of research by applying for a Master of Philosophy, leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

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 2018, this fee is $44.70 per unit. In 2018, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

International 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. "For domestic students this course is offered on a full fee paying basis.

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost..

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Scholarships

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

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