Courses & Units

Maritime Economics JNB260

Launceston

Introduction

The objective of this unit is to provide a general understanding of the organisation and operation of the maritime industry from an economics perspective. The main focus is on the economic behaviour of shipowners, shippers, and other stakeholders in the markets for liquid bulk, dry bulk and container shipping, shipbuilding and second-hand ships.

Summary

Unit name Maritime Economics
Unit code JNB260
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator

Wenming Shi

Available as student elective? No
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

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

1

discuss the organisation and operation of the maritime industry from the economic perspective.

2

explain the demand and supply of shipping services and their determinants.

3

explain the operation and market structure of the bulk, general, and specialised shipping markets.

4

analyse the key issues in maritime policies and regulations.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091901 $1,812.00 $1,419.00 not applicable $2,354.00

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 180 minute lecture weekly, 1 x 60 minute tutorial weekly

Assessment

AT1 - Engagement Activity (0%)

AT2 - Online Quiz (10%)

AT3 - 1800 word Assignment (20%)

AT4 - 2,200 word Case Study (30%)

AT5 - 3-hour Exam (40%)

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Textbooks

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