Master of Applied Science (Specialisation) (J7E)

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

Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2

Full Fee Paying places available

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

The Australian Maritime College Master of Applied Science degree program focuses on the maritime industries. The program is delivered by distance and the following specialisations are available subject to student demand:

Shipyard Operations (not on offer in 2019)

Marine Engineering

Shipping Operations Management

Maritime Safety (not on offer in 2019)

Operations Management (not on offer in 2019)

The program, which incorporates a Graduate Certificate and a Graduate Diploma as entry or exit points, provides students with in-depth exposure to a broad range of technical, operational and commercial topics critical to effective and efficient maritime operations. The five specialisations enable students to select a named pathway to suit their own particular interest.

Students will be able to enter the Masters following completion of the Graduate Diploma or a similar and equivalent award from another tertiary institution.

The program will set the Australian benchmark for professional development in maritime operations. The key objective is to provide graduates with a widely recognised qualification that meets the higher level training and educational needs of the sectors in, and associated with, theAustralian and international marine transport industry. Graduates from the program will have the ability to not only adapt to the changing technical and commercial needs of the global shipping industry, but also take the lead where appropriate.

The program aims to broaden and deepen students' understanding of maritime operations and related fields and further develop a range of technical, cognitive and behavioural skills that can be applied in a variety of maritime operations contexts. More specifically, upon completion of the program graduates will be able to:

* identify and solve problems in maritime operations and related fields using broad-based knowledge of the fundamental principles within their chosen specialisation, their critical thinking skills, and state-of-the-art tools and technologies;

* critically analyse and evaluate developments and issues that emerge in the field of maritime

operations;

* be able to function autonomously as well as an effective member of a management team and have the ability to adapt to the changing technical and operational needs of the global shipping industry; and

* pursue lifelong learning and continuing professional development as they progress in their

chosen career.

Career outcomes

Professional Recognition

Course structure

Schedule

Core Units

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 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 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 provides students with the skills required to ensure that their engineering projects are thoroughly planned, well managed and successful. It focuses on project management methods, skills and strategies. Participants develop their knowledge through the application of these new…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Select two units from Schedule A, one unit from Schedule B plus one unit from any other postgraduate unit from the university portfolio of postgraduate units (note: you must be able to meet any pre-requisites for this unit). Please check the availability of units - some units may not be offered every year.
Schedule A

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

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

This unit gives students an understanding of the functional purpose of the machinery systems used on board a variety of ships. This knowledge can then be applied to obtaining effective engineering design solutions for these systems, so that they can…

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: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

Schedule B

In this unit, students develop the techniques required for the design of surface vessels. They develop the conceptual and analytical skills necessary at a detailed level of ship design with a particular emphasis on design driver identification and initial parameter…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

In this unit, students learn how to determine hydrostatic data for any hull form, and predict the influence of hull form on vessel stability characteristics. Students are also introduced to means of determining a vessel's global longitudinal strength and methods…

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 students with an understanding of modelling and simulation techniques and their application to the analysis of marine engineering systems. Students are introduced to numerical methods, control systems, first and second order systems,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit provides students with an understanding of the relationship between society and the marine environment and the varied and contested nature of these connections. Students will learn about different stakeholder groups and their interests in the marine environment, with…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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

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 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

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

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

In many industries, marketing as a discipline is the central focus of an organisation's operations. However, marketing has always been something of an unknown quantity in the maritime and logistics industries. This unit aims to remove that anomaly by creating…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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

This unit provides students with an understanding of the relationship between society and the marine environment and the varied and contested nature of these connections. Students will learn about different stakeholder groups and their interests in the marine environment, with…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Core Dissertation Units

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

The aim of the unit is to provide students with research experience in an area relevant to their chosen specialisation. Students will be required to develop, implement and carry out a short research project typically using available data and information…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

The aim of the unit is to provide students with research experience in an area relevant to their chosen specialisation. Students will be required to develop, implement and carry out a research project typically using available data and information under…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Core Units

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 gives students an understanding of the functional purpose of the machinery systems used on board a variety of ships. This knowledge can then be applied to obtaining effective engineering design solutions for these systems, so that they can…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

Select two units from Schedule A, one unit from Schedule B plus one unit from any other postgraduate unit from the university portfolio of postgraduate units (note: you must be able to meet any pre-requisites for this unit). Please check the availability of units - some units may not be offered every year.
Schedule A

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

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.

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

This unit provides students with the skills required to ensure that their engineering projects are thoroughly planned, well managed and successful. It focuses on project management methods, skills and strategies. Participants develop their knowledge through the application of these new…

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

Schedule B

In this unit, students develop the techniques required for the design of surface vessels. They develop the conceptual and analytical skills necessary at a detailed level of ship design with a particular emphasis on design driver identification and initial parameter…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

In this unit, students learn how to determine hydrostatic data for any hull form, and predict the influence of hull form on vessel stability characteristics. Students are also introduced to means of determining a vessel's global longitudinal strength and methods…

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 students with an understanding of modelling and simulation techniques and their application to the analysis of marine engineering systems. Students are introduced to numerical methods, control systems, first and second order systems,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit provides students with an understanding of the relationship between society and the marine environment and the varied and contested nature of these connections. Students will learn about different stakeholder groups and their interests in the marine environment, with…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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

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 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

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

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

In many industries, marketing as a discipline is the central focus of an organisation's operations. However, marketing has always been something of an unknown quantity in the maritime and logistics industries. This unit aims to remove that anomaly by creating…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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

Core Dissertation Units

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

The aim of the unit is to provide students with research experience in an area relevant to their chosen specialisation. Students will be required to develop, implement and carry out a short research project typically using available data and information…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

The aim of the unit is to provide students with research experience in an area relevant to their chosen specialisation. Students will be required to develop, implement and carry out a research project typically using available data and information under…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Core Units

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

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

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

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

Select two units from Schedule A, one unit from Schedule B plus one unit from any other postgraduate unit from the university portfolio of postgraduate units (note: you must be able to meet any pre-requisites for this unit). Please check the availability of units - some units may not be offered every year.
Schedule A 

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

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 provides students with the skills required to ensure that their engineering projects are thoroughly planned, well managed and successful. It focuses on project management methods, skills and strategies. Participants develop their knowledge through the application of these new…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit gives students an understanding of the functional purpose of the machinery systems used on board a variety of ships. This knowledge can then be applied to obtaining effective engineering design solutions for these systems, so that they can…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

Schedule B

In this unit, students develop the techniques required for the design of surface vessels. They develop the conceptual and analytical skills necessary at a detailed level of ship design with a particular emphasis on design driver identification and initial parameter…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

In this unit, students learn how to determine hydrostatic data for any hull form, and predict the influence of hull form on vessel stability characteristics. Students are also introduced to means of determining a vessel's global longitudinal strength and methods…

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 students with an understanding of modelling and simulation techniques and their application to the analysis of marine engineering systems. Students are introduced to numerical methods, control systems, first and second order systems,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

On completion of this unit students will have an understanding of the human and natural factors creating global climate change and the types of adaptation processes that will be needed to address these impacts. Students will be able to define…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides students with an understanding of the relationship between society and the marine environment and the varied and contested nature of these connections. Students will learn about different stakeholder groups and their interests in the marine environment, with…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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

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

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

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

In many industries, marketing as a discipline is the central focus of an organisation's operations. However, marketing has always been something of an unknown quantity in the maritime and logistics industries. This unit aims to remove that anomaly by creating…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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

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

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Core Dissertation Units

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

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LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

The aim of the unit is to provide students with research experience in an area relevant to their chosen specialisation. Students will be required to develop, implement and carry out a short research project typically using available data and information…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

The aim of the unit is to provide students with research experience in an area relevant to their chosen specialisation. Students will be required to develop, implement and carry out a research project typically using available data and information under…

Credit Points: 25

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LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Core Units

On completion of this unit, students will be able to describe, in broad terms, the impact of the maritime transport system on the marine environment and the international policy and regulatory framework for the protection of the marine environment. Students…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

On completion of this unit, students will be able to:* Describe the principles of international trade* Explain the key drivers of international commerce and discuss the particular role of maritime commerce* Identify the key trade routes of commodities shipped by…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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.

Select two units from Schedule A, one unit from Schedule B plus one unit from any other postgraduate unit from the university portfolio of postgraduate units (note: you must be able to meet any pre-requisites for this unit). Please check the availability of units - some units may not be offered every year.
Schedule A 

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

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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 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

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 provides students with the skills required to ensure that their engineering projects are thoroughly planned, well managed and successful. It focuses on project management methods, skills and strategies. Participants develop their knowledge through the application of these new…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit gives students an understanding of the functional purpose of the machinery systems used on board a variety of ships. This knowledge can then be applied to obtaining effective engineering design solutions for these systems, so that they can…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

Schedule B

In this unit, students develop the techniques required for the design of surface vessels. They develop the conceptual and analytical skills necessary at a detailed level of ship design with a particular emphasis on design driver identification and initial parameter…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

In this unit, students learn how to determine hydrostatic data for any hull form, and predict the influence of hull form on vessel stability characteristics. Students are also introduced to means of determining a vessel's global longitudinal strength and methods…

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 students with an understanding of modelling and simulation techniques and their application to the analysis of marine engineering systems. Students are introduced to numerical methods, control systems, first and second order systems,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

On completion of this unit students will have an understanding of the human and natural factors creating global climate change and the types of adaptation processes that will be needed to address these impacts. Students will be able to define…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides students with an understanding of the relationship between society and the marine environment and the varied and contested nature of these connections. Students will learn about different stakeholder groups and their interests in the marine environment, with…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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

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LauncestonSemester 1

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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

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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
LauncestonSemester 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

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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

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

In many industries, marketing as a discipline is the central focus of an organisation's operations. However, marketing has always been something of an unknown quantity in the maritime and logistics industries. This unit aims to remove that anomaly by creating…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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

Core Dissertation Units

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

The aim of the unit is to provide students with research experience in an area relevant to their chosen specialisation. Students will be required to develop, implement and carry out a short research project typically using available data and information…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

The aim of the unit is to provide students with research experience in an area relevant to their chosen specialisation. Students will be required to develop, implement and carry out a research project typically using available data and information under…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Entry requirements

Students are expected to enrol initially in the Graduate Certificate. However, they will be able to enrol directly into either the Graduate Diploma or Master's program if they so chose but their entry into these two latter stages of the program will depend upon their having completed the assessment requirements of the Graduate Certificate and the Graduate Diploma respectively.

Students will be able to enter the program:

  • from a Bachelor Degree or equivalent in an area of maritime operations, engineering or technology 3;
  • from an Advanced Diploma or equivalent in an area of maritime operations related study together with extensive relevant work experience;
  • the following seafaring Certificate of Competency with relevant maritime experience:
    • Master (STCW Reg II/2)
    • Chief Mate (STCW Reg II/2)
    • Engineer Class 1 (STCW Reg III/2)
    • Engineer Class 2 (STCW Reg III/2)
  • on the basis of extensive relevant work experience and a potential to undertake work at this level as demonstrated through Recognition of Prior Learning processes in accordance with the AMC procedure 'Credit for Prior learning' and approved by the Director (NCPS).

Students will be able to enter the Graduate Diploma following completion of the Graduate Certificate or a similar and equivalent award from another tertiary institution.

Students will be able to enter the Masters following completion of the Graduate Diploma or a similar and equivalent award from another tertiary institution. Students will be able to enter the Masters following completion of the Graduate Diploma or a similar and equivalent award from another tertiary institution.

Students are expected to enrol initially in the Graduate Certificate. However, they will be able to enrol directly into either the Graduate Diploma or Master's program if they so chose but their entry into these two latter stages of the program will depend upon their having completed the assessment requirements of the Graduate Certificate and the Graduate Diploma respectively.

Students will be able to enter the program:

* from a Bachelor Degree or equivalent in an area of maritime operations, engineering or

technology 3;

* from an Advanced Diploma or equivalent in an area of maritime operations related study

together with extensive relevant work experience;

* the following seafaring Certificate of Competency with relevant maritime experience:

o Master (STCW Reg II/2)

o Chief Mate (STCW Reg II/2)

o Engineer Class 1 (STCW Reg III/2)

o Engineer Class 2 (STCW Reg III/2)

* on the basis of extensive relevant work experience and a potential to undertake work at this

level as demonstrated through Recognition of Prior Learning processes in accordance with

the AMC procedure 'Credit for Prior learning' and approved by the Director (NCPS).

Students will be able to enter the Graduate Diploma following completion of the Graduate Certificate or a similar and equivalent award from another tertiary institution.

Students will be able to enter the Masters following completion of the Graduate Diploma or a similar and equivalent award from another tertiary institution. Students will be able to enter the Masters following completion of the Graduate Diploma or a similar and equivalent award from another tertiary institution.

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

Fee for domestic students are based on individual unit selections.  Please refer to the fees sections of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost. This course is offered on a full fee paying basis for domestic students only.

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.

This course is offered on a full fee paying basis

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