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 as shipping, shipbuilding, repairs and maintenance, ports, offshore energy, maritime tourism, maritime governance and defence and Law enforcement. Finally, key contemporary issues related to the maritime industry are addressed.
|Unit name||Introduction to the Maritime Industry|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Coordinator||Doctor Peter Dzakah (Peter) Fanam|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Describe the various commercial, industrial and governmental sectors comprising the Maritime Industry.
- Explain the relationships between the sectors of the Maritime Industry.
- Discuss the significance of the Maritime Industry to domestic and international trade and sustainable development.
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On-campus: 1 x 3 hour class weekly comprising lecture and tutorial components.
Distance: Study guide and readings.
|Assessment||Assignment (10%)|Essay (35%)|Test or quiz (15%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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