Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) (27G)

Overview  2018

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Duration

Minimum 2 Years, up to a maximum of 5 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

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

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Duration
Minimum 2 Years, up to a maximum of 5 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.

: See entry requirements
Course code
CRICOS: 096014M
Current students
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Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Spring school (November)
The Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) course provides a broad focus on logistics and is suitable for students with future employment or current professional experience in private enterprise, industry or government, involved in demand and production planning, the transport industry, retail companies, logistics service provider companies, port authorities, the safe and efficient distribution of goods, agribusiness, security and international humanitarian logistics.

In choosing the Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) you will:

  • Build up advanced skills in logistics management and supply chain management
  • Diversify through extension electives in areas such as globalization, maritime policy and law, harbour operations and port/terminal management
  • Consider key aspects such as legislation, taxation, insurance, risk management, safety and compliance

Students undertaking the the Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) also have the option of the following interim exit awards:

  • Graduate Certificate of Logistics Management (50 credit points / 0.5 year full-time study or equivalent)
  • Graduate Diploma of Logistics Management (100 credit points / 1 year full-time study or equivalent)
  • Master of Logistics Management  (150 credit points / 1.5 years full-time study or equivalent)

With global supply chains evolving and expanding constantly, the understanding of how to develop and implement sustainable, effective and efficient logistics strategies is a key prerequisite to the success of businesses in any area and any size. This program in logistics management is a comprehensive postgraduate course for people who wish to seek professional careers in the globally spanning domain of logistics management, logistics strategies and supply chain management. The program provides theoretical, practical and applied knowledge suitable for both higher-level professional and managerial roles. In the core and elective units of the program, students are exposed to lectures, seminars, workshops and group activities (presentations, discussions, group reports, etc). They also experience possibilities to carry out their own projects and research with a great deal of autonomy and in collaboration with industry. A valuable skill for graduates is their ability to plan and execute a project in an industry-specific area that incorporates research activities, creativity and problem-solving.

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  1. Identify, critically evaluate, and coherently explain advanced logistics management concepts, practices and processes, including recent developments in the discipline
  2. Develop advanced integrated cognitive skills to collect, analyse, consolidate, interpret and manage data to address complex problems emerging in logistics management and strategy
  3. Professionally apply broad advanced logistics management knowledge, approaches, reasoning and analytical skills to make informed decisions in a real-world global setting
  4. Effectively communicate in written and oral form with colleagues within and outside the discipline field the complex logistics management ideas in a clear and coherent way
  5. Understand and evaluate contextual factors in logistics management with ethical, social, legal and environmental impact in a global setting
  6. Work effectively and proactively within cross-cultural, multi-disciplinary teams, demonstrating ethical conduct, expert judgement, creativity, autonomy, and accountability to achieve strategic logistics management outcomes of high standard

Course structure

Overview

Students undertaking the Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) complete units totalling 200 credit points.

Students have the option to pursue either a full coursework option or a dissertation option.

Coursework option:

  • 75 credit points: Core units
  • 75 credit points: Degree electives
  • 50 credit points: Extension electives

Dissertation option:

  • 75 credit points: Core units
  • 75 credit points: Degree electives
  • 50 credit points: Dissertation of 37.5 credit points plus JNB508 Research Methods

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
HobartSemester 1
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
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

The information era dictates new ways to do business today. Available information through business systems, or social and public media is massive and constantly growing at very fast rate. Information is nowadays the most valuable asset in a business endeavor.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

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

The unit “Strategic Procurement Management” develops critical knowledge and understanding of procurement from the logistics and supply chain management perspectives. It covers the procurement process, procurement management strategies, and practical applications in various contexts, such as procurement for various types…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit covers the basic warehousing operations (receiving, put-away, storage, material handling, picking, etc) and the hardware (equipment) and software involved in these operations. We will look at the warehousing management from four different perspectives: cargoes, human, hardware and software.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

The Industry Research Project enables students to demonstrate application of their knowledge, research skills and problem-solving expertise. The unit involves original research and can be focused on an industry issue, a workplace project or another equivalent project with the prior…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

A student needs to acquire an understanding of the vast and diverse nature of the ICT industry to plan and manage a successful career. Students develop awareness of the skills, attributes, qualitiesand values required of ICT professionals. Students will explore…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
Hobart5 Week Session Feb A

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

The unit explores contemporary supply chain logistics for organisations from Informational, Communication and Technological (ICT) perspectives. Specifically, the unit develops conceptual knowledge across the supply chains logistics field, by examining ICTs concepts at the strategic, tactical and operational layers of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

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

This unit aims to provide the theoretical perspectives and methodological skills for students to be able to investigate, improve or develop collaborative innovation (co-innovation) in agrifood value chains in Developed and Transitional Economies. It will provide an understanding of value…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

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

This unit aims to provide a thorough understanding and appreciation of the nature and processes of research. It is specifically designed to help those students engaged in research for the first time. This unit will help develop skills as a…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
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
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSpring school (November)

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 introduce students to the general theories and practices of managing people in…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
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
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
AMC - SydneySemester 2

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

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
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

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
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Please note that this unit is only offered in the Spring Semester.This unit introduces shipping fleet management processes and develops the knowledge and skills required to manage such processes. The areas covered include: supply and demand in the world shipping…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
AMC - SydneySemester 2

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

Uncertainty is one major cause of complexity in real-life problems. As computational power and quality develop rapidly, it is becoming possible to widely apply intelligent methods to model risk factors and optimize risk levels. The unit complements the units in…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The unit aims to familiarise you with the complex logistical requirements resulting from eCommerce. The unit concentrates on the emerging business practices, tools and technologies that enable order fulfilment in the rapidly evolving eCommerce space. The unit examines how the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students may choose extension electives from the following list or from the degree electives list. Alternatively, students may also request permission from the Course Coordinator to undertake units from another postgraduate coursework area as extension electives. However, please note that to enrol in a unit from another area it must be available as a student elective and you must meet the unit requisites - unless you have received permission from the Unit Coordinator to enrol. If requesting enrolment in units that require Course and/or Unit Coordinator approval please forward evidence of the approval (e.g. an email) prior to the start of the relevant study period to AMC.courseinfo@utas.edu.au so that your study plan and enrolment can be updated.

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to establish the preconditions for the implementation of a value stream transformation using evidence-based analysis that results in change, such as a 'step change' or a change resulting from a problem solving…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to take a strategic oversight and leadership view on the implementation of continuous improvement within an manufacturing, engineering or wider business context. It also considers the advanced tools and practices required by…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The unit provides students with an understanding of the political economy of globalisation, development and sustainability. Topics covered include (a) conceptualisations of globalisation and the global political economy of trade, money and investment regimes; (b) theories of development, the Third…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
AMC - SydneySemester 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
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit covers contemporary issues in maritime economics from the managerial perspective. The main focus is on economic relationships and policies concerning shipowners, shippers, policy makers and other stakeholders in the maritime industry.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
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
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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

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 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

Students completing the dissertation option must complete JNB508 Research Methods prior to enrolment in JNB718.

This unit aims to provide a thorough understanding and appreciation of the nature and processes of research. It is specifically designed to help those students engaged in research for the first time. This unit will help develop skills as a…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
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.Students wanting to undertake the Dissertation option need to meet with the…

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.Students wanting to undertake the Dissertation option need to meet with the…

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.Students wanting to undertake the Dissertation option need to meet with the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Students undertaking the Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) also have the option of graduating - on request - with the following exit awards:

Overview

Students undertaking the Graduate Certificate of Logistics Management complete units totalling 50 credit points.

  • 25 credit points: Core units
    • JNB522 Business Logistics
    • JNB535 Business Analytics and Operations Research
  • 25 credit points: Degree electives

Overview

Students undertaking the Graduate Certificate of Logistics Management complete units totalling 50 credit points.

  • 50 credit points: Core units 
    • JNB522 Business Logistics
    • JNB524 Supply Chain Management
    • JNB535 Business Analytics and Operations Research
    • JNB529 Warehousing and Inventory Management

  • 25 credit points: Degree electives
  • 25 credit points: Extension electives

Overview

Students undertaking the Master of Logistics Management complete units totalling 150 credit points.

Students have the option to pursue either a full coursework option or a dissertation option.

Coursework option:

  • 75 credit points: Core units
  • 50 credit points: Degree electives
  • 25 credit points: Extension electives

Dissertation option:

  • 75 credit points: Core units
  • 25 credit points: Degree electives
  • 50 credit points: Dissertation of 37.5 credit points plus JNB508 Research Methods

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree from an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution

or

A Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management, Maritime and Logistics Management or other relevant qualification

or

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

or

If a first degree or professional qualification is not held, candidates may apply to the Department of Maritime and Logistics Management for consideration of their eligibility. These applicants are assessed on their work experience, other qualifications and current managerial responsibilities; a GMAT assessment may be required. International students with English as a second language will need to have an IELTS score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0. For full details on the English requirements please visit:

http://www.utas.edu.au/international/applying/entry-requirements/english-language-requirements

Students who have commenced or completed any of the nested exit awards (Master of Logistics Management; Graduate Diploma of Logistics Management; Graduate Certificate in Logistics Management) may articulate between awards with full credit for successfully completed units under those awards.

Students who have commenced or completed the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Maritime and Logistics Management can transfer to the Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) program with full credit up to a maximum of 100 points for relevant units successfully completed towards those courses. As the Master of Logistics Management utilizes a large number of units from the existing MBA in Maritime and Logistics Management suite of course, students are able to articulate across these two programs by transferring credits in full up to 100 points per the shared units in those courses.

Candidates who have successfully completed the research component of the Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) or Master of Logistics Management may apply for (be considered for) entry to the Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy.

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 fee for 2018 is $298 AUD.

International students

2018 Annual Tuition Fee (international students): $29,750 AUD*.

* 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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