Diploma of Global Logistics and Maritime Management
Start your future in managing exports, imports and more
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Australia’s fourth oldest university, the University of Tasmania, is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 50 postgraduate programs across a range of disciplines. The university offers students a diverse range of opportunities, the chance to learn from leading experts, and excellent preparation for their future careers.
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Upon completion of this diploma, students should be able to:
- Build technical and theoretical knowledge to identify and coherently explain core global logistics and maritime management concepts.
- Develop cognitive, technical and creative skills to analyse information in the global logistics and maritime management domain.
- Solve routine problems in the global logistics and maritime management context, incorporating social, ethical, regulatory, and global perspectives.
- Communicate effectively with stakeholders in the logistics and maritime industries to transfer knowledge and specialised skills and demonstrate understanding of the discipline field.
- Demonstrate personal responsibility and autonomy in complex technical operations, as well as initiative to self organise and action on opportunities in the global logistics and maritime management context.
The Diploma of Global Logistics and Maritime Management is designed to prepare students for management and administrative careers in private enterprise, industry organisations and government in the areas of commercial shipping, ports and terminals, transport policy and administration, freight forwarding, and exporting and importing.
Open enrolment subjects
Successful completion of any two Open Access OUA subjects within the course schedule will qualify an applicant for admission into this degree.
Applicants who have previously undertaken higher education studies meet the General Entry Requirements if they:
- Have completed the UTAS University Preparation Program or an equivalent enabling program offered by another Australian university; or
- Have completed a course at Diploma level or above at any Australian higher education provider (or equivalent overseas qualification); or
- Have partially completed a course at Associate Degree level or higher at any Australian higher education provider (or have partially completed an equivalent overseas qualification). Applicants must have completed the equivalent of at least two units of study (equivalent to 25 UTAS credit points). If an applicant has failed any units the application may be subject to further review before an offer is made.
If an applicant has been excluded or suspended, whether permanently or temporarily, from any tertiary institution, in Australia or elsewhere, all details of the exclusion or suspension must be included in the application. Further information is available from the Readmission website.
Applicants are ranked by ATAR and offers made based on the number of places available. In 2019, the lowest ATAR to receive an offer into this course was 51.35. The lowest ATAR to receive an offer may change from year to year based on the number of applications we receive. All other domestic applicants To be eligible for an offer, you must meet the University's General Entry Requirements based on your prior studies and experience.
Work and Life
If your ability to access or participate in education has been affected by circumstances beyond your control, you can apply for special consideration as part of your application. We will consider a range of factors, including economic hardship, serious medical condition or disability. We can only approve applications for special consideration where we are confident that you have the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in your studies. If your application is not approved, the UTAS admissions team will work with you to find the best alternative pathway to your chosen course.
The University of Tasmania grants credit and recognition of prior learning that may include formal and/or informal prior learning. More information is available here.
The Diploma of Global Logistics and Maritime Management has been developed to provide students with contemporary business expertise for careers in management and administration in the maritime and logistics industries and related areas.
This course also provides a pathway into the:
- Associate Degree in Global Logistics and Maritime Management
- Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management
Recommended Study Pattern
For students undertaking full-time study the following study pattern is recommended.
- 8 subjects in first year including:
- 8 compulsory subjects:
- TAS-JNB154 International Business Communication
- TAS-JNB156 Introduction to the Maritime Industry
- TAS-JNB159 Financial Resource Management
- TAS-JNB160 Exporting and Importing
- TAS-JNB155 Ship Operations Management
- TAS-JNB158 International Transport Systems
- TAS-JNB161 Air Freight Transport
- TAS-JNB163 Commercial and Transport Law
- 8 compulsory subjects:
Satisfactory completion of 8 subjects, as required in the schedule, within 3 years from commencement.
You can apply direct through Open Universities Australia.
Once you've checked your eligibility, apply and enrol for this degree following the steps. This degree also allows you to get started with Open access.
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You can apply for the full degree or if you want to start with Open access, enrol into the subjects using the “Single subjects” option.
You can apply for the degree later and the subjects may be credited towards the degree.
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This degree offers Open access entry, exclusive to Open Universities Australia.
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Enrol into and complete the required Open access subjects to earn entry in this degree. Most subjects have no entry requirements, are fully government funded (if you’re eligible) and may be credited when you start the degree.
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