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Logistics and Maritime Management

Take on ground-breaking projects with the most experienced maritime institute in Australia.

The Australian Maritime College offers postgraduate courses that will advance your career in supply chain management and international trade. Your learning will be informed by research that is shaping the future of the industry.

You’ll gain specialist knowledge across key industry issues, with the skills to implement complex supply chain systems. Our graduates pursue careers across industries and sectors that include manufacturing, transport and logistics, mining, defence, agriculture, retail, and government.

Course Options

Master of Logistics Management (Advanced)

Minimum 2 Years, up to a maximum of 5 Years
Launceston, Online CRICOS 096014M

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Master of Logistics Management

1.5 years min, 4 years max
Launceston, Online CRICOS 0101306

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Graduate Diploma of Logistics Management

1 year min, 3 years max
Launceston, Online CRICOS 0101305

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Graduate Certificate of Logistics Management

0.5 year min, 2 years max
Launceston, Online CRICOS 0101604

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Graduate Certificate in Maritime and Logistics Management

0.5 year min, 2 years max
Launceston, Online CRICOS 062266E

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Join Australia’s national institute for maritime education, training and research.

Enjoy longstanding collaborations with businesses across the maritime and logistics industries.

Study in the Southern Hemisphere’s most advanced maritime research and learning facilities.

Study options

Business Logistics

Develop a deep appreciation of the nature and importance of logistics activities, as well as an understanding of the key concepts and tools used by logistics managers. You’ll learn to examine integrated logistics systems such as inventory management and transport.

Supply Chain Management

Effective supply chain management can generate significant cost savings, improve customer value and be used to gain a sustainable advantage. Learn about supply chain management expertise, enhancing logistics knowledge and linking elements of strategic management, information technology, marketing, transportation systems management, and international trade.

Strategic Procurement Management

Develop critical knowledge and understanding of procurement from the logistics and supply chain management perspectives. Your studies will cover the procurement process, management strategies, marketing and segmentation, international sourcing, supplier relationship management, price/cost analysis, negotiations, and contract management.

Warehousing and Inventory Management

Learn about warehousing operations (receiving, put-away, storage, material handling, picking, etc), as well as the hardware and software involved. Your studies will look at the warehousing management from four different perspectives: cargoes, human, hardware and software.

Business Analytics and Operations Research

Business analytics applies quantitative reasoning skills in business decision making. Learn advanced concepts, tools and skills needed to understand the emerging role of business analytics and operations research in organizations with specific emphasize to logistics and transport companies, retailers, and procurement companies.

Industry Research Project

Undertake an original research project focused on an industry issue, a workplace project or another equivalent project relating to logistics management.

Degree Electives

In addition to your core studies, you’ll also have the flexibility to choose from a range of degree electives offered by the Australian Maritime College.

Course breakdown


Graduate Certificate in Logistics Management

50 credit points

  • 25 credit points: Core units
  • 25 credit points: Degree electives


Graduate Diploma of Logistics Management

100 credit points

  • 50 credit points: Core units
  • 25 credit points: Degree electives
  • 25 credit points: Extension electives


Master of Logistics Management

150 credit points

  • 75 credit points: Core units
  • 50 credit points: Degree electives
  • 25 credit points: Extension electives

Career outcomes

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Our logistics and maritime management degrees will prepare you for management and senior administrative careers in the evolving area of:

  • supply change management
  • logistics
  • international trade

According to the Transport and Logistics IRC's 2020 Skills Forecast, there is strong industry need for Logistics Managers. In 2020-2021, the average annual income of a postgraduate trained logistics manager is $164 360*.  Over the next 5 years, the Supply, Distribution and Procurement sector is expected to have employment growth of 11.9%.^

^Australian Government Labour Market Information Portal, 2020

Study Experiences

Studying at AMC

"I am passionate to understand how businesses work as a whole, and how all disciplines interrelate between them.

My AMC qualifications will help me with my career as it will give me a better understanding of supply chain processes, warehousing, maritime law, how shipping lines and port operates and may other things that will boost my career."

Lorena Solis Ruiz, Australian Maritime College Student

Masters of Logistics Management

Australia’s national institute for maritime education, training and research and ranked #1 globally in the latest International Association
of Maritime Universities (IAMU) benchmarks.

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Entry information

Entry requirements

Entry requirements vary across courses. You'll find the requirements on our individual course pages. These can be accessed from Course Options, which is located at the top of this page.

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you're not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our admissions team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Credit for prior learning

The University of Tasmania aims to provide you with credit for approved prior study or equivalent professional experience which exceeds standard entrance requirements for courses. For more information please visit Recognition for Prior Learning.

English language requirements

For those applicants who are nationals of and currently residing in a country where English is not the official language, evidence of an IELTS or TOEFL test must be provided. For more information, please visit International Future Students.