Associate Degree in Maritime and Logistics Management (J2B)

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 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

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 2 Years
Entry requirements

Location

This course is in teach-out and is not accepting new admissions from 2018. It has been replaced by the P2E Associate Degree in Global Logistics and Maritime Management, please visit this page for the latest course information.

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.

Professional Recognition

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

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 aims to introduce you to the type of financial information that managers can expect to receive and to the techniques that can be used for analysing this information for decision making and control purposes in the business environment.…

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

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

Business and transport law is both broad and specific in its reach. This unit introduces broad foundations to business law within Australia before specifically applying understandings gained to the laws governing transport within Australia.The business law foundation of this unit…

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)

Recommended elective units: JNB160 Exporting and Importing AND JNB161 Air Freight Transport

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

This unit is currently unavailable.

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
LauncestonSpring school (November)

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

This unit introduces students to both quantitative and qualitative methods and their applications to decision-making in business management. The unit covers data analysis techniques around data presentation and interpretation, estimation, sampling, hypothesis testing and regression analysis, but it also broadly…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

PLUS 2 degree electives

Choose 2 Degree Electives:

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. The aim of this unit is to provide learners with a comprehensive sketch of the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit introduces you to the fundamentals of warehousing management and related distribution issues that are important for pursuing a career in the logistics, transport and maritime industries. Academic understanding and applied skills will be developed to the point where…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

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

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 $44.70 per unit. In 2019, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

International students

2019 Total Course Fee (international students): $55,963 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $27,500 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

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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