Global Logistics and Maritime Management

90 per cent of world trade is sent via the oceans. It takes specialist skills to manage this vast industry.

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Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management

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

Work closely with industry

We’re the strategic education partner for Australia’s $90bn Naval Shipbuilding plan.

Best maritime research and learning facilities

We have the Southern Hemisphere’s most advanced maritime research learning facilities.

Learn to maintain, enhance and drive industry into the future.

Gain high-level expertise and understanding of maritime business and logistics in the global arena. You will learn the critical components of maritime trade and international logistic practices to acquire specialist insight into practical challenges.

You can tailor your study experience by selecting a course major in an area that interests you. You can also select an optional second major from our extensive range of courses to deepen your knowledge further.

Study options in this degree

This course articulates from the Associate Degree in Global Logistics and Maritime Management and provides high-level expertise and knowledge to understand the maritime business in the global arena, the world-wide spanning logistics services and strategies, as well as the structuring, operation and coordination of supply chains.

A major is an area of focus in your degree. During your studies, you’ll choose an area that interests you, and then study a group of units related to that area. Find out more at What is a Major?

This major delves into advanced studies in supply chain management and international trade. You’ll gain specialist knowledge across key industry issues with the skills to implement complex supply chain systems. Graduates pursue careers across different industries and sectors such as manufacturing, transport and logistics, mining, defence, agriculture, retail, and government.

Technology is creating new challenges and opportunities in the maritime industry. This major combines studies in engineering and technology management with maritime business, giving you the expertise to manage complex projects. Career prospects include ship management, operations management, materials handling, ports and terminal management and project management.

This major combines business principles with learning specific to maritime management. Your studies will cover international logistics services and strategies, as well as the structuring, operation and coordination of supply chains. You’ll graduate with a specialist skill set, able to pursue careers in sectors such as shipping, chartering, ports and terminals, and freight forwarding.

Further study options

For honours course information, please visit Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management with Honours.

For postgraduate course information, please visit Maritime Management and Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

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Career opportunities

Our Global Logistics and Maritime Management degrees prepare students for management and senior administrative careers in private enterprises, industry organisations and governments.

Employment outlook for maritime professionals is growing, with skilled graduates in global demand.

  • National Employment projections in Marine Transport professionals is expected to grow between now and 2024.^
  • More than 15,000 jobs are expected to be created in Australia as part of the continuous Naval Shipbuilding Program over the next 50 years.^^

Global Logistics and Maritime Management skills are in high demand. Here are some of the careers projected to grow into 2025.^^^


Transport Professionals

Projected increase by 2025


Marine Transport Professionals

Projected increase by 2025


Transport Engineer demand

National Skills Commission - Skills Priority List (June 2021)

^ Citation: Australian Government Job Outlook
^^ Citation: Naval Shipbuilding Careers
^^^ National Skills Commission five year projections from November 2020 to November 2025.