Graduate Diploma of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (P6E)

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
In the evolving global business economy, businesses enhance and transform their logistics and supply chain systems to gain competitive advantage. With global supply chains evolving and expanding constantly, the understanding of how to develop and implement sustainable, effective, and efficient logistics and supply chain management strategies is key to the success of businesses in many industries. The Graduate Diploma of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management is designed for people who seek professional careers in logistics and supply chain management that are in high demand globally in different industries. The course, consisting of 8 units of study, prepares students with the knowledge of theories, concepts, principles and practice in logistics and supply chain management to make informed decisions in a range of real-world global contexts. It also develops graduates’ analytical skills to develop solutions for problems faced by businesses and enhance their logistics and supply chain performance.

The Graduate Diploma course provides a pathway to the Master of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

The Graduate Certificate in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management prepares students seeking entry into the industry, either having completed previous study or work experience in a related field or not.

Students are introduced to a wide and accepted body of knowledge informed by practice and research, enabling you to support decision-making in global business contexts. Graduates are equipped with analytical skills and problem-solving methodology to present logistics and supply chain management solutions using a range of sources, including state-of-the-art technologies, practices and managerial innovations.

  • 1 Support decision-making in global business contexts by applying logistics and supply chain management concepts and practices.
  • 2 Solve logistics and supply chain problems using state-of-the-art technologies, practices, and managerial innovations.
  • 3 Present logistics and supply chain management solutions using a range of sources to specialist and non-specialist 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 & 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.

    The University of Tasmania is integrated into all areas of industry locally, nationally and internationally be it through research or work placement programs. 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 maritime and logistics industries underpin international business and world trade. They are a key element in sustainable development, and are tightly interconnected with human society: physically, socially and economically.

    As such, it is critical that they are managed by highly trained individuals and teams who can lead the development, implementation and control of sound contemporary management practices.

    Our Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management courses prepare students for management and senior administrative careers in private enterprises, industry organisations and governments. As a graduate of this program, you can be confident that the skills, knowledge and networks you’ve acquired through study will allow you to succeed in a diverse range of areas: commercial shipping, ports and terminals, transport, transport policy and administration, freight forwarding, exporting and importing, logistics and supply chains, and other elements of international business.

    Employment outlook for maritime professionals is growing, with skilled graduates in global demand.

    • National Employment projections in Marine Transport professionals are expected to grow between now and 2024.^
    • More than 15,000 jobs are expected to be created in Australia as part of the continuous Naval Shipbuilding Program over the next 50 years.^^

    ^ Job Outlook, Australian Government
    ^^ Naval Shipbuilding College, Australian Government

    Course structure

    You will complete eight units but the units that you will complete will depend on whether you are assessed  as having a cognate or non-cognate background.

    cognate undergraduate degree would be in the same or related area eg, maritime management, maritime operation, logistics management, supply chain management, 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.

    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

    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
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSpring school (November)

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

    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

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Select four units from the following

    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
    OnlineSemester 1

    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

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    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

    The unit develops critical knowledge and understanding of procurement from the logistics and supply chain management perspectives. It covers the procurement process, procurement management strategies, procurement marketing and segmentation, international sourcing, supplier relationship management, price/cost analysis, negotiations and contract management,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Warehouses/distribution centres play a pivotal role in today’s logistics and supply chain systems, especially when we consider the manufacturing in a global environment and increasing online shopping. When operating a warehouse/distribution centre, how to improve the operational efficiency while minimising…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    The unit familiarises you with the complex logistical requirements resulting from digital business and e-commerce. The unit starts by examining the emerging business practices, systems, and technologies, which enable order fulfilment in this rapidly evolving space. It then examines how…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    Business Continuity Management is the holistic management process that identifies potential threats to an organisation and the likely impacts to business operations that may be caused if those threats materialise. This fully online unit provides you with a thorough understanding…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    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
    OnlineSemester 1

    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

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    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

    The unit develops critical knowledge and understanding of procurement from the logistics and supply chain management perspectives. It covers the procurement process, procurement management strategies, procurement marketing and segmentation, international sourcing, supplier relationship management, price/cost analysis, negotiations and contract management,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Warehouses/distribution centres play a pivotal role in today’s logistics and supply chain systems, especially when we consider the manufacturing in a global environment and increasing online shopping. When operating a warehouse/distribution centre, how to improve the operational efficiency while minimising…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    The unit familiarises you with the complex logistical requirements resulting from digital business and e-commerce. The unit starts by examining the emerging business practices, systems, and technologies, which enable order fulfilment in this rapidly evolving space. It then examines how…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    Select one unit from the following:

    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
    OnlineSpring school (November)

    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

    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 from an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institutions; or
    • A Graduate Certificate; or
    • A qualification of AQF Level 6 or equivalent and a minimum of three years managerial working experience.
    • An undergraduate degree from an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institutions; or
    • A Graduate Certificate; or
    • A qualification of AQF Level 6 or equivalent and a minimum of three years managerial working experience.
    • International students with English as a second language will need to have an IELTS score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0.

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

    Articulation from:  the Graduate Certificate in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (P5E).

    Articulation to: the Master of Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (P7E).

    Fees & scholarships

    Domestic students

    Options for this course

    This is a full-fee course, which means you’ll need to pay the full amount for your studies. Commonwealth Supported Places are not available in this course. However, there are still support options available for eligible students to help you manage the cost of studying this course.

    You may be able to fund all or part of your tuition fees by accessing a FEE-HELP loan from the Australian Government. FEE-HELP is a loan scheme that assists domestic full-fee students to pay for University, which is repaid through the Australian Tax System once you earn above a repayment threshold. This means you’ll only have to start repaying the loan once you start earning above a specific amount

    Our scholarships and prizes program also offers more than 400 scholarships across all areas of study. You can even apply for multiple scholarships in one easy application.

    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): $32,950 AUD*.

    Course cost based on a rate of $32,950 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.

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    International
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