Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management with Honours (P4E)

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.

: 80

Duration

Minimum 4 Years, up to a maximum of 9 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

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

"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
Delivered through the Australian Maritime College (AMC), the four-year Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management with Honours is designed to prepare students for management careers in the dynamic and internationally-focused maritime and logistics industries.

The course is unique because it combines core business principles - finance, marketing, economics, business law and strategic management - with learning that is specific to the maritime industry such as port and terminal management, ship operations management and maritime economics.

These are studied in combination with logistics-based units to provide the necessary focus and an in-depth appreciation of the issues confronting the maritime and logistics industries.

In choosing a four-year Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management with Honours you will:

  • Study at Australia’s national institute for maritime and maritime-related education, training and research
  • Learn through hands-on practical experience including industry workshops, site visits, and work experience
  • Enjoy innovative teaching and mentorship by highly qualified staff, many of whom are national and world leaders in their field.
  • Take advantage of exposure to industry expertise through invited speakers from logistics and maritime industries
  • Undertake an independent or group project with a selected industry partner in Australia or overseas

Students undertaking the four-year Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management with Honours also have the option of the following interim exit awards:

  • Diploma of Global Logistics and Maritime Management (100 credit points / 1-year full-time study or equivalent)
  • Associate Degree in Global Logistics and Maritime Management (200 credit points / 2-years full-time study or equivalent)
  • Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management (300 credit points / 3-years full-time study or equivalent)

From 2018 onwards, our updated curriculum offers you the option to boost your bachelor degree with an integrated, work-focused Applied Honours year. For more information on this exciting change and for a list of courses that will be offered under the new model from 2018, visit here

The Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management with Honours 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.

The honours year of the course encourages students to engage with an industry specific problem of their choice and apply their knowledge and skills to study this problem and offer innovative solutions in collaboration with an industry partner. Students may choose to work in groups when developing their project, to diversify and enrich their honours project experience and expected deliverables.

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

  1. Build coherent and advanced knowledge of the underlying principles and concepts in global logistics and maritime management
  2. Develop cognitive skills to review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge in the global logistics and maritime management domain
  3. Develop skills to offer innovative solutions to diverse and complex problems in the global logistics and maritime management context. incorporating social, ethical, regulatory, and global perspectives
  4. Present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge, concepts and empirical evidence relevant to global logistics and maritime management to various audience
  5. Demonstrate abilities to plan and execute an industry-specific problem-based honours project with substantial level of independence

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 with Honours prepares students for management and senior administrative careers in private enterprise, industry organisations and government.

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 and other elements of international business.

Course structure

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)
 

This unit is intended to guide students through the identification and modelling of their applied honours unit. Through analysis, consultation, inquiries, students need to identify an industry-linked project to analyse during their applied honours project unit. In collaboration with an…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit includes the development and reporting of an applied honours project. Students are supposed to collaborate with an industry partner (or work with that industry partner, or be in placement/internship with this industry partner) and develop their project (as…

Credit Points: 50

This unit is currently unavailable.

 

You may select elective units that relate to and will assist with your honours project.However, please note, to enrol in a unit it must be available as a student elective and you must meet any unit requisites. Alternatively, the Unit Coordinator may approve your enrolment. If requesting enrolment based on permission from the Unit Coordinator please forward evidence of the approval (e.g. an email) prior to the start of the relevant study period to AMC.courseinfo@utas.edu.au so that your study plan and enrolment can be updated.

Choice of elective units (25 CP at 400, 500 or 600 level).
 

Students undertaking the four-year Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management with Honours 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

General entry requirements apply as per the following link:

http://www.utas.edu.au/admissions/undergraduate/admission-requirements

Domestic students

Satisfactory completion of Year 12 (TCE, VCE, HSC or equivalent with an ATAR clearly in score of 80) or successful completion of a Diploma or Associate Degree in Maritime and Logistics Management or in Global Logistics and Maritime 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. Pathways may be proposed to candidates who are not able to demonstrate the above requirements, and this is to be discussed on a case-by-case basis.

International students

International students from a non-English speaking background also need to have an IELTS score of 6. For full details on the English requirements, the following link is available:

http://www.utas.edu.au/international/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/english-language-requirements.

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

Students may articulate to P4E with credit of up to 24 units (300 credit points) on the basis of complete or incomplete study in the Diploma in MLM (J1B), Associate Degree in MLM (J2B), or Bachelor of MLM (J3X) 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.

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): $130,663 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $31,000 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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International
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