Courses & Units

Introduction to the Maritime Industry JNB156

Launceston

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Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Introduction to the Maritime Industry
Unit code JNB156
Credit points 12.5
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
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
031705 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-campus: 1 x 3 hour class weekly comprising lecture and tutorial components.

Distance: Study guide and readings.

AssessmentAssignment (10%)|Essay (35%)|Test or quiz (15%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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