Courses & Units

Maritime Economics for Managers JNB521

Introduction

The objective of this unit is to provide a basic understanding of contemporary issues in maritime economics from the managerial perspective. The main focus is on economic relationships and policies concerning ship owners, shippers, policy makers and other stakeholders in the maritime industry.

Summary

Unit name Maritime Economics for Managers
Unit code JNB521
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator Doctor Wenming Shi
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

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

  • Explain the demand and supply variables for shipping services in the freight, sale and purchase, newbuilding and demolition markets;
  • Discuss the market structure and economic issues in the bulk, container and specialised shipping markets;
  • Assess maritime policies and regulations by interpreting their operational, financial and environmental impacts; and
  • Apply economic concepts and tools to assist in maritime related decision-making.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091901 $1,828.00 $1,432.00 not applicable $2,493.00

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Teaching

AssessmentEngagement quiz|Online quiz (15%)|Final examination (40%)|Essay (25%)|Presentation (20%)
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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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