Bachelor of Applied Science (Maritime Technology Management) (J3P)

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Overview  2021

Entry Requirements

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Duration

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

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the International Online Course Guide (PDF 809KB) for courses that are offered to international students

Due to the ongoing response to COVID-19, online study may replace some or all of your on-campus classes. We'll be sure to keep you informed of any changes.
The Bachelor of Applied Science (Maritime Technology Management) aims to develop graduates to be able to create innovative solutions to business issues, particularly those that occur at the interface of maritime business, logistics and engineering. The course consists of two-third (16) units from the Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management) (P3E) and one-third (8) units offered by the National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics (NCMEH), designed to introduce students to the technological aspects of the maritime transport business. Students gain knowledge in technology units such as Programming and Problem Solving for Engineers, Engineering Design and Communication, Introduction to Maritime Engineering Design, Materials and Production Processes for Maritime Infrastructure. The course is complemented by maritime and logistics units such as Ship Operations Management, Port and Terminal Management, Logistics Management and Global Procurement in order to provide an understanding of the environment of the industries in which the students plan to develop a career.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge: Demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge of maritime technology management to benefit the maritime industry.
  • Problem solving: Exercise judgement in contributing towards solutions to diverse and complex problems in the maritime context; incorporating social, ethical, regulatory, global, and business management perspectives.
  • Communication: Effectively exchange knowledge and ideas with stakeholders in the maritime industry.
  • Self-management: demonstrate capacity to learn in a self-directed and autonomous manner.

Career outcomes

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Maritime Technology Management) prepares students for business and management careers in the maritime and shipping industries in areas such as shipbuilding management, ship management, operations management, materials handling, logistics management, offshore energy management, port and terminals management and project management.

Professional Recognition

Course structure

Additional course information

Please note that all technology units [ie. those units starting with the prefix "JEE" must be studied on campus (Launceston). Students seeking admission into Semester 2 intake may not be able to enrol in all units as per the course structure due to the requirement to hold a white card. Units offered through the Department of Maritime and Logistics Management (ie. those units starting with the prefix "JNB") can be studied on campus or on-line.

Restrictions apply to international students and the number of units they can undertake on-line. Please contact your Course Information Officer for more information.

Personal Protective Equipment Requirement

  • Boiler suit (Overalls) - long sleeved (colour optional). Currently in Australia there are no Standards regarding the wearing or composition/manufacture of overalls.
  • Safety Footwear – the Australian Standards governing this area are AS/NZS 2210.1.2010 and AS/NZS 2210.3.2009.
  • Safety glasses- the Australian Standards governing this area are AS/NZS 1337 and AS/NZS 1337.1:2010 Personal Eye Protection. Any safety eyewear should have the AS1337 stamp marked on the item.

Students will complete 24 units as per below list/instruction:

Year 1

Required Units

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Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students can develop the fundamental written and verbal communication skills necessary for effective communication in both business careers and academic studies in this unit. As such, the focus of it is two-fold; firstly, developing your personal communication skills and secondly…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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 an introduction to a range of concepts that are fundamental to understanding electrical theory. You will develop an understanding of electrical circuits and circuit analysis through lectures, tutorials, and laboratory work. The unit provides you with the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The unit aims at developing the students conceptual understanding and problem solving skills required to determine and identify various machine motions, and their force and torque effects, particularly in terms of kinematics and kinetics of rotating and translating rigid members,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit aims to provide an introduction to the technical and operational aspects of managing ships. The unit examines the operations that are necessary to transport cargo in a safe, efficient, and commercially viable manner. The unit explores ships’ nautical,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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 1

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

Year 2

Required Units

This unit provides an introduction to the ocean environment and the role of maritime engineers in the design of maritime infrastructure. The unit covers essential elementary knowledge of marine sciences, types of marine crafts and maritime structures, marine systems, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit provides students with knowledge of the fundamental concepts of statical stability and trim of intact and damaged floating structures and the associated practical implications and applications within a regulated environment.This is a unit pivotal to an adequate knowledge…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit is divided into 12 modules of study. Module 1 provides an introduction to sources of maritime law in Australia and gives an overview of relevant concepts of national law and international law as they are pertinent to shipping.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit provides you with a broad appreciation of the nature and importance of logistics activities and introduces you to some of the concepts, tools and thinking used in logistics by logistics managers. It enables you to understand the key…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit introduces the student to the overall philosophy, rational thought process and engineering techniques required for the conceptual design of marine structures, ocean vehicles and maritime engineering systems. The unit will also introduce student to the concepts of engineering…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

The unit provides an introduction to fundamental aspects of the rational engineering approaches and issues which influence the construction of marine vessels, on-board systems and offshore structures including materials. The unit will serve sympathetic approaches of the procedures, processes, tools,…

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

This unit is currently unavailable.

Plus 1 x Intermediate Student Elective (recommended JNB258 Warehousing & Distribution)

Year 3

Required Units

The aim of this unit is to examine the processes, functions and strategies required by organisations to acquire goods, services and equipment from other organisations. The unit covers three broad dimensions of the procurement function within organisations. Firstly, the unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

The objective of this unit is to provide a general understanding of the organisation and operation of the maritime industry from an economics perspective. The main focus is on the economic behaviour of shipowners, shippers, and other stakeholders in the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit will introduce you to the general theories and practices of competitively managing people in the workplace. More specifically, we explore the employment relationship and the importance of managing people within this relationship from their initial selection through to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit aims to provide you with a general understanding of the role and significance of ports and of key factors associated with the management and operations of ports. You will be introduced to the operating environment of ports and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The aim of this unit is to develop your ability to manage a research project in the maritime, transport, logistics and related areas. In order to develop your research project skills, this unit explains the research project process. This includes…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Plus 1 Intermediate Student Elective (recommended JNB250 Chartering and Broking)
Plus 1 Advanced Student Elective (recommended JNB360 Strategic Management in Networked Industries)
Plus 1 Advanced Student Elective (must be advanced level with a 12.5% weighting)

Need help choosing your first year units? Try the Unit Selection Guide.

Entry requirements

General entry requirements as per the following link:Domestic General Entry Requirements

Year 12 students with an ATAR score clearly in 65, including studies in pre-tertiary English and Mathematics Applied. Recommended studies include Mathematics Extension, Physics and/or Senior Science.

Students without pre-tertiary Mathematics or Physics should undertake foundation studies to meet the entry requirements.. For more information on foundation units, please view the following links:

http://www.utas.edu.au/courses/set/units/kma002-applied-mathematics-foundation

http://www.utas.edu.au/courses/set/units/kya004-physics-foundation-unit

Alternative entry is available for applicants with a minimum of 2 years appropriate work experience.

International students from a non-English speaking background need to have an IELTS score of 6.For full details on the English requirements, please visit:http://www.utas.edu.au/international/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/english-language-requirements

Satisfactory completion of Year 12 (TCE, VCE, HSC or equivalent), including Mathematics Applied, with a pre-tertiary science subject strongly recommended (Physics, Physical Science or Chemistry preferred). Students without pre-tertiary Mathematics should undertake a bridging course in mathematics prior to starting the course. Bridging courses are also available for the science subjects. International students from a non-English speaking background need to have an IELTS score of 6.

Suitable graduates have the option to enrol in an Honours year or postgraduate studies.

Detailed admissions information and advice for all undergraduate courses, including comprehensive, course-level student profiles, is available from UTAS Admissions.

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.

Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at the Domestic Student Fees website, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

2021 Total Course Fee (international students): $93,963 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $30,250 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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