Associate Degree in Maritime and Logistics Management (J2B)

Overview  2018

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 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

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

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  Australian Qualification Framework level: 6

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.

: Clearly in 65 or equivalent
Course code
CRICOS: 075625B
Current students
View 2017 information
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Spring school (November)
The Associate Degree in Maritime and Logistics Management provides students with problem-solving skills and knowledge of critical elements of both the logistics and maritime industries. Studying this course develops a range of skills that enhance decision-making and can be applied to complex issues that arise in international logistics systems and its associated maritime transport sector. As logistics and shipping are major components of international trade, this course will appeal to students planning careers in organisations associated with global business, both in Australia and overseas. Units offered in this Associate Degree will allow students to become knowledgeable in a range of appropriate business activities such as logistics, international business management, exporting and importing and marketing. This knowledge is essential for a sound understanding of issues that are faced by such specialised industries. This course is available part-time by distance study mode or full-time on campus.

This course provides students with knowledge of critical elements of the maritime and logistics industries, enabling business and management problem-solving skills to be applied to key industry issues. 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.

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:

  • Identify, coherently explain and synthesise business management concepts, with depth in some areas, within the field of international maritime and logistics management.
  • Apply reasoning and analytical skills towards decision-making for routine business management tasks in the international maritime and logistics industries.
  • Exercise judgement in contributing towards solutions to routine problems in the maritime and logistics contexts; incorporating social, ethical, regulatory, global, and business management perspectives.
  • Communicate knowledge and concepts of business management in the maritime and logistics context, in a clear and coherent manner
  • Reflect on performance feedback in the maritime and logistics context to identify and action learning opportunities and self-improvement.

Career outcomes

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

Course structure

Year 1

6 Compulsory Units as follows

Special note: JNB159 is replaced by BFA103 in 2017.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

PLUS 2 introductory student electives (25 credit points total)

Year 2

6 Compulsory Units as follows

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PLUS 2 degree electives

Choose 2 Degree Electives from the following list:

Please note that this unit is only available via distance education over the Spring Semester period.This unit involves comprehending, analysing and evaluating the processes and practices which bring shipowners and cargo owners together in a contractual relationship for carrying cargo.…

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 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

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.

Entry requirements

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 previously offered Certificate 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 to the Bachelor of Business (Maritime and Logistics Management) is available. On successful completion of this Associate Degree students receive 16 units credit/advanced standing into the degree program.

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 2017 is $294 AUD.

International students

2018 Annual Tuition Fee (international students): $27,500 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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