Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management (P3E)

Overview  2020

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.

: 65

Duration

mode.loadCategory not equal to Part Time
Minimum 3 Years, up to a maximum of 7 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

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

Commonwealth Supported places available

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.

: 65

Duration

Minimum 3 Years
Entry requirements

Location

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

"We're very keen to make sure that our courses are really industry relevant. We're up to date with the latest thinking and with the latest requirements of the industry."

Prashant Bhaskar
The Australian Maritime College’s three-year Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management degree is designed to prepare students for management careers in the dynamic and internationally-focused maritime and logistics industries.

This specialist business degree will provide you with high-level expertise and knowledge of maritime business in the global arena, international logistics services and strategies, as well as the structuring, operation and coordination of supply chains. Our program will equip graduates with the ability to contribute substantially to strategic decision making to maintain, enhance and drive these industries now and into the future.

Our Global Logistics and Maritime Management degree is distinctive, proving students will unmatched opportunities to engage directly with leaders from Australian and International maritime and logistics industries. You will learn from highly qualified teaching staff and invited speakers from logistics and maritime professions, industry workshops, and experience frequent site visits to warehouses and seaports.

From 2019 new entry points have been introduced for diploma and associate degree levels of the P3E program. Please refer to the P1E Diploma of Global Logistics and Maritime Management course page or the P2E Associate Degree in Global Logistics and Maritime Management course page for more detailed information.

The Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management provides graduates with high-level expertise and knowledge to understand the maritime business in the global arena, the world-wide spanning logistics services and strategies, as well as the structuring, operation and coordination of supply chains.

While exposing students to principles in financial management, international business, human resource management and strategic management, the course offers a clear focus on key components of the maritime and logistics industries, such as port management, logistics, supply chains, warehousing, procurement. It expands also to key principles in maritime economics, commercial, transport and maritime law.

With a focus on an applied approach to these critical areas, centred on strategic and analytical thinking and decision making skills, the course provides a unique educational experience with high level of relevance to specific global shipping and logistics industries. The program aims to produce graduates able to contribute substantially to strategic decision making to maintain, enhance and drive these industries now and into the future.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management degree will:

  1. Build broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in global logistics and maritime management as a basis for independent lifelong learning
  2. Develop cognitive, analytical, and creative skills to analyse consolidate and synthesize knowledge in the global logistics and maritime management domain
  3. Perform critical thinking and solve diverse and complex problems in the global logistics and maritime management, incorporating social, ethical, regulatory, and global perspectives
  4. Present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge, concepts and ideas relevant to global logistics and maritime management
  5. Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for self-directed autonomous learning and professional practice in the global logistics and maritime management context in collaboration with others

Career outcomes

The maritime and the logistics industries underpin international business and world trade. They are a key element in sustainable development, and are tightly interconnected with human society: physically, socially and economically.

As such, it is critical that they are managed by highly trained individuals and teams who can lead the development, implementation and control of sound contemporary management practices.

The Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management prepares students for management and senior administrative careers in private enterprises, industry organisations and governments. As a graduate of this degree program, you can be confident that the skills, knowledge and networks you’ve acquired through study will allow you to succeed in a diverse range of areas: commercial shipping, ports and terminals, transport, transport policy and administration, freight forwarding, exporting and importing, logistics and supply chains, and other elements of international business.

Course structure

Our course combines core business principles with learning that is specific to maritime management and global logistics. With a focus on delivering practical learning experiences, centred on strategic and analytical thinking and decision-making skills. Our course will equip you with a specialist business skill set and an in-depth appreciation of the issues confronting the global logistics and maritime industries.

In choosing a three-year Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management you will study:

Business units such as financial resource management, exporting and importing, international business management, analytical methods for decision-making, and strategic management.

Maritime units such as ship operations management, chartering and brokering, maritime economics, port and terminal management, maritime law.

Logistics units such as international transport systems, logistics management, supply chain management, warehousing and distribution, and global procurement.

This unit provides students with a good understanding of individual sectors in the maritime industry. It introduces the maritime industry’s history, maritime geography and the concept of maritime transport in facilitating international trade. This unit covers various maritime sectors such…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit is designed to provide students with the essential elements of modern exporting and importing practice. It attempts to blend the academic rigour of the principles of international trade with practical and operational aspects of export and import management.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

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

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

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit covers a wide range of topics relating to the air freight transport industry including its management and operation, economic and market characteristics, airports and aircraft, marketing and pricing strategies, forecasting, cargo handling and terminal management, designed to give…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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. The unit explores ships' nautical, commercial and…

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

  

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

The primary aim of this unit is to introduce you to business management concepts and practice with emphasis on international business. The unit includes topics which will explore contemporary management theories and their application in a complex international business environment.…

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 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

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

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

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 2

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

 

In today's global business context the procurement of various commodities, their sourcing strategies and the total cost of acquisition impact on an organisation's capacity to be competitive. Global Procurement examines key issues relating to purchasing and procurement; additionally it investigates…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSpring school (November)

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

Supply Chain Management develops logistics knowledge in conjuntion with concepts from strategic management, information technology, marketing and transportation systems. This enables better management of the supply chain providing efficencies and improving customer value creation.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

The objective of this unit is to provide a basic understanding of the organisation and operation of the maritime industry. The main focus is on the economic behaviour of shipowners, shippers, and other stakeholders in the markets for liquid bulk,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit explores the employment relationship and the importance of strategically managing people from their initial talent attraction through to retirement or termination. In working through this unit studies are focussed on effective and efficient strategic human resource management as…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit is designed to provide students with an opportunity to complete their final year project by employing various research methods and techniques with which they have been equipped. The aim of this unit is to encourage students to apply…

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 design of this unit is set in such a way as to meet the need of students at different stages in their careers and at different levels in their…

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 theory and practice of strategic management emphasising application to theTransport and Logistics industry. The unit focuses on strategic thinking and decision making whilst analysing the strategic management process. Examples are provided to demonstrate how…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

 
Experience & Engagement elective unit (12.5 CP at 100, 200 or 300 level)
Breadth unit (12.5 CP at 100, 200 or 300 level)
Breadth unit (12.5 CP at 200 or 300 level)
 

Students undertaking the three-year Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management also have the option of graduating - on request - with the following exit awards:

This unit provides students with a good understanding of individual sectors in the maritime industry. It introduces the maritime industry’s history, maritime geography and the concept of maritime transport in facilitating international trade. This unit covers various maritime sectors such…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit is designed to provide students with the essential elements of modern exporting and importing practice. It attempts to blend the academic rigour of the principles of international trade with practical and operational aspects of export and import management.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

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

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

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit covers a wide range of topics relating to the air freight transport industry including its management and operation, economic and market characteristics, airports and aircraft, marketing and pricing strategies, forecasting, cargo handling and terminal management, designed to give…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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. The unit explores ships' nautical, commercial and…

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

This unit provides students with a good understanding of individual sectors in the maritime industry. It introduces the maritime industry’s history, maritime geography and the concept of maritime transport in facilitating international trade. This unit covers various maritime sectors such…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit is designed to provide students with the essential elements of modern exporting and importing practice. It attempts to blend the academic rigour of the principles of international trade with practical and operational aspects of export and import management.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

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

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

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit covers a wide range of topics relating to the air freight transport industry including its management and operation, economic and market characteristics, airports and aircraft, marketing and pricing strategies, forecasting, cargo handling and terminal management, designed to give…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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. The unit explores ships' nautical, commercial and…

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

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

The primary aim of this unit is to introduce you to business management concepts and practice with emphasis on international business. The unit includes topics which will explore contemporary management theories and their application in a complex international business environment.…

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 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

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

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

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 2

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

Experience & Engagement elective unit (12.5 CP at 100, 200 or 300 level)
Breadth unit (12.5 CP at 100, 200 or 300 level)

Entry requirements

If you're interested in studying this degree, you'll need to meet the University General Entry Requirements, and any course-specific requirements.

If you are a Year 12 school leaver

An ATAR score of 65 or higher (or see Alternative entry pathways below)

If you are a non-school leaver

An equivalent ranking calculated by your previous qualifications and work experience.

Even if you don’t need to meet a prerequisite, foundation units are a great way to refresh your knowledge and give you the best preparation possible for staring your Bachelor level studies.

If you are an international student

All international applicants will need to meet the International General Entrance Requirements.

You will also need to meet any course specific requirements with recognised qualifications, or equivalent experience.

You may be eligible for advanced standing (i.e. credit points) in this degree if you:

  • Have completed an award such as a Diploma or Advanced Diploma from TAFE or another institution;
  • Are currently studying another Bachelor degree at the University or at another institution;
  • Have completed a Bachelor degree at the University or an equivalent award from another institution.
How to apply for a credit transfer

You can apply for a credit transfer/advanced standing as part of the standard online application process for this degree.

For more information on credit transfers, contact us on on 1300 363 864 or enquire online.

Students who graduate with any of the approved exit awards of the Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management may return to or continue to the higher level award with full credit for units completed.

Students may articulate to P3E with credit of up to 16 units (200 credit points) on the basis of complete or incomplete study in the Diploma in MLM (J1B), Associate Degree in MLM (J2B), Bachelor of MLM (J3X), P1E Diploma of Global Logistics and Maritime Management or P2E Associate Degree in Global Logistics and Maritime Management  if they have been enrolled in those courses in study periods later than or inclusive of Semester 1, 2013. Eligibility for credit for study falling outside of these time-frames will be assessed in line with the University's standard credit guidelines.

Students who have successfully completed the Associate Degree in Applied Business (Supply Chain Management) (Z2D), through the University College, are able to articulate to the Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management, with two year's block credit.

If you do not meet the minimum ATAR you should consider enrolment in the Diploma of University Studies (Business Specialisation) or Diploma of Global Logistics and Maritime Management as a pathway to this degree:

If you do not meet the University General Entry Requirements, you should consider enrolment in the Diploma of University Studies (Business Specialisation) or the University Preparation Program.

In all cases, contact us to discuss an option best suited to your needs.

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 they enrol in. In 2020, this fee is $46.20 per unit (of 12.5 credit points). In 2020, the maximum charge for full time students is $308.

International students

2020 Total Course Fee (international students): $99,663 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $32,085 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.

How can we help?

Do you have any questions about choosing a course or applying? Get in touch.

Domestic
1300 363 864
International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
Course.Info@utas.edu.au
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