International Transport Systems provides students with an understanding of international transport and the way it operates. The unit covers various topics such as transport modes (road, rail, air and water transport) and terminals, global transport system, intermodal transport, transport and logistics, the relationship between transport and economic development, social and environmental impacts of transport, and transport planning and policy. This unit lays the foundation for students to progress into the study of the Global Logistics and Maritime Management courses.
|Unit name||International Transport Systems|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Jiangang Fei|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Explain the economic, social, and environmental impacts of transport and the role of transport planning and policy in developing sustainable transport systems.
- Explain how a global transport system is formed to facilitate the efficient movement of freight.
- Examine the importance of transport systems in the global logistics chain.
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|Assessment||Quiz 1 (5%)|Quiz 2 (20%)|Essay (35%)|Final assessment (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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