Graduate Certificate in Maritime Management (P5H)

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

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
Online
Semester 1, Semester 2

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

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.

Entry requirements

Location

Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Online
Semester 1, Semester 2
The Graduate Certificate in Maritime Management is an ideal course for people who seek to pursue a career in the maritime industry. The maritime industry is at the forefront of international trade with dynamic work environments and provides exciting career opportunities. This course equips graduates with the ability to develop solutions for complex problems faced by the maritime industry.

The course comprises four units which provide skills and knowledge in effectively managing maritime business and transport activities. These units are designed to enhance students’ managerial and analytical skills to assist their career progression.

The course provides a pathway to the Graduate Diploma of Maritime Management and the MBA in Maritime Management.
  • 1 Synthesise key concepts of the maritime industry to support decision-making in a range of contexts.
  • 2 Analyse maritime management issues to support organisational strategies development.
  • 3 Communicate maritime management concepts to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Course structure

    The Graduate Certificate in Maritime Management consists of 4 units of study. At least 2 units should be selected from the core unit list, and the remaning units are selected from the option unit list.

    At least 2 units should be selected from the following:

    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
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    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
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    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
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    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. Ship chartering and charterparties are essential elements of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    The remaining units can be selected from the following:

    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

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit introduces you to concepts and principles of maritime law, with special emphasis on the carriage of goods by sea. However, we will also deal with other traditional aspects of maritime law - salvage, general average, maritime liens, admiralty…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    International Maritime Policy will bring you into contact with different 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 modern…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    The information era dictates new ways to do business today. Available information through business systems, or social and public media is massive and constantly growing at a very fast rate. Information is nowadays the most precious asset of any initiative.…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 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

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    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 the Department of Maritime and Logistics Management for consideration. These applicants are assessed on their work experience and current managerial responsibilities.

    The units in this course form part of the Master of Business Administration in Maritime Management (P7H) as well as the Graduate Diploma of Maritime Management (P6H).  If you have a cognate educational or work background and are contemplating progressing towards P7H we recommend that you consider P7H as your starting point.  We also recommend that you apply for advanced standing  (credit) as you may be eligible for a reduced duration of study in P7H.

    cognate undergraduate degree would be in the same or related area eg, maritime management, logistics management, supply chain management, nautical science, marine engineering, maritime engineering (naval architecture, ocean engineering), and business management; or any Bachelor degree with a major in business, logistics management, and supply chain management

    Cognate industry experience would be in the fields of maritime, transport, logistics and supply chain.

    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 the Department of Maritime and Logistics Management for consideration. These applicants are assessed on their work experience and current managerial responsibilities.

    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.

    The units in this course form part of the Master of Business Administration in Maritime Management (P7H) as well as the Graduate Diploma of Maritime Management (P6H).  If you have a cognate educational or work background and are contemplating progressing towards P7H we recommend that you consider P7H as your starting point.  We also recommend that you apply for advanced standing  (credit) as you may be eligible for a reduced duration of study in P7H.

    cognate undergraduate degree would be in the same or related area eg, maritime management, logistics management, supply chain management, nautical science, marine engineering, maritime engineering (naval architecture, ocean engineering), and business management; or any Bachelor degree with a major in business, logistics management, and supply chain management

    Cognate industry experience would be in the fields of maritime, transport, logistics and supply chain.

    The maximum credit granted will be in accordance with the limits set down in the Student Participation and Attainment Ordinance.

    The Graduate Certificate in Maritime Management can articulate to the Graduate Diploma of Maritime Management (P6H) or the MBA in Maritime Management (P7H).

    Fees & scholarships

    Domestic students

    Commonwealth supported places (CSP)

    Domestic undergraduate students may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place in this course. If you are offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are substantially subsidised by the Australian Government, and you will only be required to pay the student contribution amount for each unit.

    You may be able to defer payment of the student contribution amount by accessing a HECS-HELP loan from the Government. This means you can pay your tuition fees later once you start earning above a specific threshold. For more information, please refer to the Study Assist website.

    The student contribution amount for each unit of study is based on its discipline area. Student contribution amounts are charged for each unit of study, this means that amounts will depend on which units you choose. Find out more about student contribution amounts.

    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): $18,087 AUD*.

    Course cost based on a rate of $36,173 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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