International Transport Systems provides students with an understanding of international transport and the way it operates. The unit will cover various topics such as transport modes (road, rail, air and water transport) and terminals, global transport system, inter-modal transport, transport and logistics, the relationship between transport and economic development, social and environmental impacts of transport, and transport policy and planning. This unit lays the foundation for students to progress into the study of other units at the Department of Maritime & Logistics Management, for example Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
|Unit name||International Transport Systems|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
Dr Jiangang Fei
|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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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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On-campus: 1 x 3 hour class weekly comprising lecture and tutorial components.
Distance: Study guide and readings.
On-campus: Coursework 60%, Examination 40%
Distance: Coursework 60%, Take-home Examination 40%
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