Maritime Management

The maritime industry is at the forefront of international trade. Gain a unique educational experience tailored for the maritime industry, centred on strategic and analytical thinking.

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Master of Business Administration in Maritime Management

AMC is ranked #1

The AMC is ranked #1 in the International Association of Maritime Universities.

Work closely with industry

Work closely with the Australian maritime and shipbuilding industries.

Best maritime research and learning facilities

Study in the Southern Hemisphere's best maritime research and learning facilities.

Study options in this degree

The MBA in Maritime Management provides a unique educational experience with a focus on an applied approach to the maritime industry, centred on strategic and analytical thinking. The MBA provides learning outcomes focused on industry needs by applying business principles, such as management and finance to the maritime industry, and a strategic perspective to international issues relating to maritime management.

Our 3 specialisations are designed to give you the opportunity to explore the theory and practice of business logistics and supply chain management, business operations and technology in the context of maritime industry. This course will provide you with managerial skills that can be applied to a variety of sectors within the maritime industry.

This course maybe be completed in as little as 1.5 years for those who have completed prior study or work experience in a related area.

The Maritime Logistics specialisation will provide you with an MBA qualification that equips you for managerial careers in business logistics and supply chain management in the context of the maritime industry. The specialisation consists of 4 units - port management and strategy, international trade, business logistics, and supply chain management.

This specialisation is designed to provide engineering professionals with an MBA qualification to develop their management careers in the maritime industry. Your studies will be focuses on the application of technology in the maritime industry and consists of four units - design of marine machinery systems, principles of naval architecture, marine surveying and inspection, and marine superintendency.

The Shipping Operations specialisation is designed to provide professionals working in the maritime industry with an MBA qualification to advance their management careers. The specialisation aims to expand your understanding of shipping operations and related fields, while further developing your managerial skills. Gain advanced shipping operations knowledge through four specialisation units -  maritime safety, marine surveying and inspection, port management and strategy, and harbour operations and services.

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Career opportunities

Maritime Management graduates are leaders in business – locally, nationally and globally. An MBA in Maritime Management gives you the skills required to lead and achieve in your chosen field, in both a general management and specialist context.

Gain a competitive edge in whatever career path you choose. MBAs are strongly represented amongst the world’s leading CEOs, relationship managers, business consultants, finance executives, entrepreneurs and company directors.


Business Administration Managers

Predicted job growth to 2025*


Marine Transport Professionals

Predicted job growth to 2025*

*National Skills Commission five year projections from November 2020 to November 2025.

BIMCO's video shows the importance of maritime transport, and how vast the industry is.