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
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator

Peter Fanam

Teaching staff

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

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

Key

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

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Describe the various commercial, industrial and governmental sectors comprising the Maritime Industry.

2.

Explain the relationships between the sectors of the Maritime Industry.

3.

Discuss the significance of the Maritime Industry to domestic and international trade and sustainable development.

Fees

Domestic

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
031705 $993.0 $993.0 not applicable $2,826.0

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

JNB130

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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

Distance: Study guide and readings.

Assessment

1. Test or quiz 30 Minutes (15%)

2. Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) 3 Hours (40%)

3. Assignment 800 words +/- 10% maximum (10%)

4. Essay 2300 words +/- 10% (35%)

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Textbooks

Required

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Recommended

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