Graduate Certificate in Maritime and Logistics Management
A foundation for future managers in maritime and logistics
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Upon successful completion of this degree students will be able to:
- Effectively interpret, justify and communicate complex business ideas, decisions and data applicable to international and Australian maritime and logistics industries
- Exercise judgement, guided by social, legal and ethical perspectives, to investigate and recommend appropriate solutions for sustainable business management practices in international and Australian maritime and logistics industries
- Critically analyse and evaluate the interrelationships, complexities and the implications of the global context and multicultural nature of the maritime and logistics industries to ensure sustainable business management practices
- Display personal and professional responsibility for one’s own learning and practice through independence, critical reflection and self-direction when contributing to professional practice and/or scholarship applicable to international and Australian maritime and logistics industries
With logistics the fastest growing industry globally, there are many possibilities for you to choose.
The organisations connected with the maritime and logistics industries are very diverse, including for instance large private companies, entrepreneurial start-ups and government entities. The diversity creates many opportunities for your career progression, both globally and domestically. For example, the maritime industry includes ports, shipping companies, stevedores and tourism and the logistics industry encompasses warehousing, road freight, air freight, freight forwarding and distribution.
Additionally, many organisations may have a primary focus on manufacturing or international business, which will necessitate that they have internal departments involved in logistics, supply chain management and international trade, creating more opportunities.
Graduates may be eligible for membership of professional industry bodies such as:
- Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
- Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia
- Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
An undergraduate degree of an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution.
Hold a professional qualification such as a Certificate of Competency as a Master Class 1 (Unlimited) or Engineer Class 1/Chief Engineer (Unlimited).
Work and Life
Prospective candidates may apply to the Department of Maritime and Logistics Management for consideration. These applicants are assessed on their work experience and current managerial responsibilities.
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 maritime and logistics industries are at the forefront of international trade and are exciting, dynamic and challenging industries in which to work.
The Graduate Certificate in Maritime and Logistics Management is an ideal introductory management course for people wishing to acquire specific management skills appropriate for the maritime and logistics industries. Our course equips managers to develop solutions for complex issues faced by both domestic and international business activities. It provides practical and applied knowledge suitable for both higher level professional and managerial roles.
The program comprises four units which you can customise to suit your needs by choosing from the wide range of available specialist units, such as port management, supply chain management and international human resource management. The Graduate Certificate course is fully available by distance and on-campus modes of study. It is an opportunity to enhance your managerial knowledge, skills and analytical abilities to assist your career progression.
This course provides a pathway to both the Graduate Diploma of Maritime and Logistics Management and the MBA (Maritime and Logistics Management). Please follow the links on the tabs located above to find further information on these courses. People who do not have a first degree or meet other entry requirements of these courses can initially apply for entry to the Graduate Certificate. Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate enables students to subsequently apply for entry to the both of these higher level programs with full credit for the four units that have been completed.
Recommended Study Pattern
To complete the Graduate Certificate of Maritime and Logistics Management, complete four subjects from the following choices:
- TAS-JNB508 Research Methods
- TAS-JNB512 International Trade
- TAS-JNB513 International Human Resource Management
- TAS-JNB514 Transformational Leadership
- TAS-JNB515 Knowledge Management
- TAS-JNB516 Port Management and Strategy
- TAS-JNB517 Management
- TAS-JNB518 Finance for Decision-Making
- TAS-JNB519 Strategic Management
- TAS-JNB520 Maritime Law
- TAS-JNB521 Maritime Economics for Managers
- TAS-JNB522 Business Logistics
- TAS-JNB524 Supply Chain Management
- TAS-JNB526 International Maritime Policy
- TAS-JNB534 Commercial Ship Management
- TAS-JNB728 Industry Research Project
Satisfactory completion of 4 subjects, as required in the schedule, within 1.5 years from commencement.
Choose subjects to begin.
You can apply for government funding or pay up-front.