Courses & Units

Maritime Economics for Managers JNB521

Launceston

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
Available as student elective? No
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 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).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • identify and evaluate economics issues associated with the organisation and operation of the maritime industry
  • analyse demand and supply of shipping services
  • explain the costs of shipping operations
  • identify the market structure and issues faced by the shipping, new building, second- hand ship and scrapping markets
  • apply economic tools in analysing the behaviour of different sectors in the maritime industry
  • analyse maritime policies and regulations from the economic perspective
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 $2,493.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz|Test or quiz (15%)|Assignment (25%)|Test or quiz (20%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (40%)
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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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