Courses & Units

Course rules for 27G Master of Logistics Management (Advanced)

Entry

1. The Australian Maritime College may accept as a candidate for the Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) a person who:

a. has qualified for admission to an AQF 7 level degree from an Australian higher education institution; or

b. holds a degree of another university or tertiary institution approved by the Australian Maritime College for this purpose, and who is deemed by the Australian Maritime College to be equivalent to a candidate in paragraph [a]; or

c. has qualified for admission to a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in a relevant discipline area including Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management or Maritime and Logistics Management; or

d. holds a professional qualification such as a Certificate of Competency as a Master Class 1 (Unlimited) or Chief Engineering and at least two years’ relevant work experience; or

e. in exceptional circumstances, as approved by the Australian Maritime College, has qualifications and/or relevant work experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree.

2. Candidates for the award shall complete the award requirements, as hereinafter prescribed, in not less than four semesters of full-time study [or its equivalent] and not more than five calendar years, from the time of first enrolment, unless otherwise approved by the Principal.

Course Structure

3. To qualify for the award, the candidate shall pass units totalling 200 credit points from the accompanying Schedule.

4. The units which may be included in a course for the award shall, unless otherwise approved by the Principal, be in accordance with Schedules of units for the Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) accompanying these specifications.

5. Units may be counted towards the award only if they have been taken in accordance with prerequisites determined by the Australian Maritime College and as summarised in the Schedule of units for the Master of Logistics Management (Advanced).

6. A candidate normally may not enrol in any semester in units totalling more than 50% weighting, or if the candidate is in full-time employment during any given Semester, more than 25% weighting.

7. Where two or more units of the same name or content are offered within the University, only one may be counted towards the award.

8. In every case the candidate's choice of units and the order in which they are taken shall be subject to approval by the Principal in accordance with the requirements of paragraph 3.

Credit for Previous Studies

9. Passes in subjects or units in other honours or postgraduate courses (completed or otherwise) in this University or another approved tertiary institution (or other approved professional examining body) may be credited towards the degree, provided that the Faculty may specify what more a candidate so credited shall be required to do to qualify for the award.

Miscellaneous

10. The Australian Maritime College may from time to time make amendments to the Schedules accompanying these specifications.

11. Should any difficulty arise for a candidate previously enrolled because of any difference between course requirements and units offered under these specifications and those previously in force, the Australian Maritime College shall ensure that the candidate is not materially disadvantaged by these specifications.

12. The approved abbreviation for the award of Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) shall be MLogMgt(Adv).