Diploma of Global Logistics and Maritime Management (P1E)

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1 Year, up to a maximum of 3 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
Online
Semester 1, Semester 2

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 1 Year, up to a maximum of 3 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.

Entry requirements

Location

Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Online
Semester 1, Semester 2
The Diploma of Global Logistics and Maritime Management has been developed to provide you with contemporary business expertise for a career in management and administration within the maritime and logistics industries and related areas.

This course also provides a pathway into the P2E Associate Degree of Global Logistics and Maritime Management and the P3E Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management.

The Diploma of Global Logistics and Management aims to prepare students for their early careers in the maritime and logistics industries .

The curriculum for the Diploma focuses on the application and communication of specialised knowledge and concepts in the global logistics and maritime management; and the development of analytical and problem-solving skills in the specific maritime and logistics contexts.

The Diploma attracts students who are industrial professionals and left school, preferring to start studying from a Diploma.

  • 1 Explain knowledge and concepts commonly used to interpret business practices and situations within the broad field of logistics and maritime management.
  • 2 Analyse business practices in a broad selection of logistics and maritime contexts.
  • 3 Outline how logistics and maritime problem-solving processes and methodologies can be applied cognisant of social, ethical, regulatory, technological and global perspectives.
  • 4 Communicate logistics and maritime management knowledge and concepts using various methods and formats to a range of audiences.
  • We maintain close links with prospective employers and industry associations to ensure you can access opportunities that support your career development. We will connect you with professionals from the maritime and logistics industries through various events such as guest speakers and industry forum. The Maritime and Logistics Management Industry Forum has provided a medium for students to speak with senior managers from Tasmanian and interstate companies such as TasPorts, Agility Logistics, Toll Group, Australian National Lines (ANL), Oldendorff Carriers and Patrick Stevedore. In addition to networking with industry professionals, attending events will also enable you to learn about the scope of employment prospects available to those who graduate with AMC’s Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management.

    Become a Student Ambassador

    Improve your communication, teamwork and leadership skills, meet new people, inspire and help others, and develop lasting friendships and networks as a student ambassador. Our ambassadors proudly represent the University throughout Tasmania in schools, at university and community events, and support a range of recruitment and engagement activities. Through the Student Ambassador Program, you will have many opportunities for training and professional development, experience in real-world community engagement and outreach, networking, and public speaking, plus end up with a key point of distinction on your CV.

    AMC prioritises facilitating first-hand learning experiences for our students, so you graduate ready for the maritime industry. Talk to your course coordinator about finding an opportunity to take part in work experience, placement, or extracurricular activities during your degree.

    Career outcomes

    The Diploma of Global Logistics and Maritime Management is designed to prepare students for management and administrative careers in private enterprise, industry organisations and government in the areas of commercial shipping, ports and terminals, transport policy and administration, freight forwarding and exporting and importing.

    Course structure

    The Diploma of Global Logistics and Maritime Management requires the completion of 100 credit points comprising:

    • 50 credit points: 4 core units
    • 25 credit points: 2 major units
    • 25 credit points: 2 elective units

    A major is an area of focus in your degree. During your studies, you’ll choose an area that interests you, and then study a group of units related to that area. Find out more at What is a Major?

    In your Elective component you can choose from any units marked as "Student Electives" which you meet the pre-requisites for, at any level, from across the university. To search for possible Elective units, use the Unit Search tool to search by the discipline that you are interested in.

    Your electives can be used to add breadth to your degree, by exploring a variety of different subject areas from across the University from within or outside the College of Sciences and Engineering. Alternatively, you can deepen your engagement with specific subject areas, for example, by completing additional units in the same discipline as your major area or related fields.

    You can also use this space to complete an optional second major (of note, if you intend to continue your studies through to Bachelor level) which may be a second major chosen from another course noting some exclusions apply. Not all majors can be taken by students in different courses.

    We have a team of Course Information Officers available to help you structure your studies to meet your desired outcomes.  For enrolment assistance please contact us via U Connect today.

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    Select two electives

    Entry requirements

    We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, the UTAS admissions team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

    Enquire online for advice on the application process and the available pathways to study.

    Domestic applicants who recently completed secondary education

    Completed the TCE (or equivalent)

    Domestic applicants with higher education study

    To be eligible for an offer, applicants must have:

    * Completed UTAS University Preparation Program or an equivalent enabling program offered by another Australian university; OR
    * Successfully completed one (12.5 credit points) undergraduate units of study.

    Domestic applicants with VET / TAFE study

    To be eligible for an offer, applicants must have completed a Certificate III or above in any discipline.

    Domestic applicants with work and life experience

    Applicants without senior secondary, tertiary or VET / TAFE study can complete a personal competency statement.

    Applicants may be eligible for an offer if they have relevant work and / or life experiences which demonstrate a capacity to succeed in this course.

    Subject Prerequisites

    These prerequisites apply to students from all educational backgrounds.

    Students intending to undertake the Maritime Technology Management major must have completed the following prerequisite unit(s) at TQA3 level, or equivalent:

    Mathematics Methods (MTM415117) and Physical Sciences (PSC315118)

    You can enquire online for information on interstate and international equivalents to the Tasmanian senior secondary subject above. If you have not met this prerequisite, you will need to complete a UTAS foundation unit before you start your course.

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

    If your ability to access or participate in education has been affected by circumstances beyond your control, you can apply for special consideration as part of your application. We will consider a range of factors for special consideration, including economic hardship, a serious medical condition or disability.

    We can only approve applications for special consideration where we are confident that you have the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in your studies. If your application is not approved, the UTAS admissions team will work with you to find the best alternative pathway to your chosen course. Special consideration is not available for international applicants.

    All international students will need to meet the minimum English Language Requirements, University General Entry Requirements and any course specific requirements such as pre-requisite subjects, if applicable.

    English Language Requirements

    This degree requires an IELTS (Academic) of 6.0, with no individual band less than 5.5, or a PTE Academic score of 50, with no score lower than 42 or equivalent.

    For students who do not meet the English Language Requirement through citizenship or prior studies in English in an approved country, evidence of an approved English language test completed within the last 2 years must be provided. See the English Language Requirements page for more information.

    General Entry Requirements

    Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to a 12th year of education in Australia.

    Please review the equivalent undergraduate entry requirements to see the minimum requirement relevant to your country. The ATAR information for this course is located in the “For Domestic Students”section of the entry requirements on this page.

    You can also meet the General Entry Requirement for this course with the following qualifications or prior studies:

    • Completion of an equivalent AQF Certificate IV or above
    • Complete or incomplete (minimum 25 credit points) of previous tertiary study at Bachelor level or higher

    If you do not meet the minimum requirements, we offer the Foundation Studies Program.

    Course Specific Requirements

    The following course specific requirements must be met to be eligible to study this degree.

    Students intending to undertake the Maritime Technology Management major must have studies or experience equivalent to a satisfactory achievement in the following Tasmanian Senior Secondary subjects:

    • Mathematics Methods (MTM415117) or equivalent, and
    • Physical Sciences (PSC315109) or equivalent (equivalency includes CHM415115 Chemistry OR PHY415115 Physics)

    If you have not met a required pre-requisite, you will need to complete a University of Tasmania Foundation Studies Program before you start your course.

    P2E Associate Degree in Global Logistics and Maritime Management or P3E Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management.

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

    Fees & scholarships

    Domestic students

    Options for this course

    Cost shouldn’t get in the way of you studying.

    If you’re a domestic undergraduate student, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place in this course. This means your fees will be subsidised by the Australian Government. You’ll only need to pay the student contribution amount for each unit you study within the course.

    You may also be able to defer payment of the student contribution amount by accessing a HECS-HELP loan from the Government. If eligible, you’ll only have to pay your tuition fees once you start earning above a specific amount.

    Further information is available at Scholarships, fees and costs.

    Student contribution

    Student contribution amounts are charged for each unit of study. This means that how much you’ll pay will depend on which units you choose. Find out more about student contribution amounts.

    Further information

    Detailed fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to the compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

    International students

    2023 Total Course Fee (international students): $31,950 AUD*.

    Course cost based on a rate of $31,950 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.

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