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Graduate Certificate in Maritime and Logistics Management

University of Tasmania
Program overview
0.5 years
Full time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Launceston
16,500 AUD
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Launceston
16,500 AUD
Inquire for more information

Program description

Graduate Certificate in Maritime and Logistics Management

This course provides candidates with the extensive knowledge and analytical skills required to meet the challenges facing the maritime and logistics industry and to enhance their career opportunities in management positions at both local and international levels.

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. The maritime and logistics industries are at the forefront of international trade and are exciting, dynamic and challenging industries in which to work. 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.

Additionally the 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.

Admission requirements

An undergraduate degree of an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution or

Hold a professional qualification such as a Certificate of Competency as a Master Class 1 (Unlimited) or Engineer Class 1/Chief Engineer (Unlimited) or

if a first degree or professional qualification is not held, 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; a GMAT assessment may be required

International students with English as a second language will need to have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0. For full details on the English requirements refer to International General Entrance Requirements.


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Program content

Students can select any four units from the list below.

  • Research Methods
  • International Trade
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Management
  • Maritime Law
  • Maritime Economics for Managers
  • Business Logistics
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Port Management and Strategy
  • Finance for Decision-Making
  • Strategic Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • International Maritime Policy
  • Commercial Ship Management

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Career opportunities

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. With logistics the fastest growing industry globally, there are many possibilities for you to choose.

About this institute

University of Tasmania

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