Graduate Certificate in Maritime and Logistics Management (J5N)

Overview  2022

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 0.5 Years, up to a maximum of 2 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)

Full Fee Paying places available

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 0.5 Years
Entry requirements

Location

Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Spring school (November)
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 maritime and logistics industries are at the forefront of international trade with dynamic work environments and exciting career opportunities delivering world-wide logistics services and strategies.

The Graduate Certificate in Maritime and Logistics Management will provides the analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills to effectively manage transport and logistics activities. It is a great way to advance your career if you’re looking to acquire skills relevant to the maritime transport and logistics industries.

Taught by the Australian Maritime College, you will gain valuable industry insights with the ability to develop solutions for complex problems faced by organisations engaged in domestic and international markets. You’ll undertake four units related to maritime and logistics topics like supply chain management, maritime policy, international trade, maritime law and business logistics, which will provide a qualification that suits your interests and desired career path.

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  • Apply knowledge and concepts of maritime and logistics management to facilitate business decision-making.
  • Analyse relevant information to develop solutions for problems faced by the maritime and logistics industries, guided by social, legal and ethical principles.
  • Communicate maritime and logistics management knowledge and ideas in a clear and coherent way to various audiences.

Career outcomes

The Graduate Certificate in Maritime and Logistics Management will give you the managerial skills and analytical abilities to you need to advance your career.

The maritime transport and logistics sectors employ a workforce of more than a half million across Australia. After completing this course, you will gain knowledge across key industry issues such as shortage of empty shipping containers, equipment and labour shortages, as well as truck/transport capacity constraints. Graduates pursue careers in shipping companies, ports and terminals, government agencies, freight and logistics companies.

This is an excellent opportunity to further your career in maritime and logistics as the national employment projections for marine transport professionals is expected to grow by between now and 2024*; and logistics analysts are in the top 25 emerging occupations in Australia.**

In addition to developing job-ready skills, you'll have the option to pursue to further study in the Graduate Diploma of Maritime and Logistics Management and the MBA (Maritime and Logistics Management).

* Source: ABS Labour Force Survey, National Skills Commission trend data to May 2019 and projections to 2024

** Source: National Skills Commission, Australian Government.

Professional Recognition

Graduates may be eligible for membership of professional industry bodies such as CILTA, SCLAA and ICS.

Course structure

Students can select any four units from the list below.

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

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

The aim of this unit is to explore HRM and employee relations concepts, themes, policy and practice within an international context. To assist your study of IHRM, this unit is divided into six sections. Modules 1 and 2 introduce the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit explores the need for knowledge to be managed in an organisation, and the tools and strategies that can be used to effectively manage the knowledge assets of that organisation. The unit starts with the identification of knowledge assets…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit introduces you to the concepts, applications and practice of management. You will be introduced to the fundamentals of management that are vital for the successful operation of any business. You 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 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

This unit is currently unavailable.

The objective of this unit is to provide a basic understanding of contemporary issues in maritime economics from the managerial perspective. The main focus is on economic relationships and policies concerning ship owners, shippers, policy makers and other stakeholders in…

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 an understanding of the key concepts and tools used by logistics managers. It enables you to examine the key components of an integrated…

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 technological disruption. Study will encompass…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit aims to expose you to contemporary management practices in ports. The design of this unit is suited to meet the needs of students at different stages in their careers and at different levels in their organisations. You will…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The aim of this unit is to introduce you to the type of financial information that you, as a manager, can expect to receive and to the techniques that you can use to analyse this information for decision making and…

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 theory and practice of strategic management, focusing on strategic thinking and decision making. Throughout your study you will be asked to place yourself in the position of a strategic manager and to use your…

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.To a casual observer, supply chain management would…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

International Maritime Policy will bring you into contact with disparate issues, including legal, regulatory and policy issues, in contemporary integrated oceans management. The underlying theme is one of integrated policy, planning and management covering all uses of the sea. The…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree of an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution

or

Hold a professional qualification such as a Certificate of Competency as a Master Class 1 (Unlimited) or Engineer Class 1/Chief Engineer (Unlimited)

or

if a first degree or professional qualification is not held, prospective candidates may apply to the Department of Maritime and Logistics Management for consideration.

These applicants are assessed on their work experience and current managerial responsibilities; a GMAT assessment may be required

International students with English as a second language will need to have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0. For full details on the English requirements refer to International General Entrance Requirements.

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Maritime and Logistics Management results in credit for 4 units in the Graduate Diploma of Maritime and Logistics Management or Master of Business Administration (Maritime and Logistics Management) or the Master of Business Administration (Advanced) (MLM).

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

2022 Total Course Fee (international students): $16,500 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $33,000 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

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

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.

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