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Master of Business Administration (Shipping and Maritime Management)

University of Tasmania
Program overview
1.5 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
27,450 AUD
Start dates
27,450 AUD
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27,450 AUD
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Program description

Master of Business Administration (Shipping and Maritime Management)

This course provides a platform for students who wish to combine the knowledge and skills delivered through the Maritime and Logistics Management MBA program with shipping and maritime management specific units such as Maritime Safety, Marine Surveying and Inspection, Marine Superintendency. It includes a major that has a minimum of four distinct units focusing on this specialisation and six maritime and logistics management units. The remaining two units can be chosen from the range of degree electives available. In this way you can customise your course to suit your career plans and personal interests.

Course objectives

This course is designed to provide both existing and potential middle and senior managers with management knowledge and expertise, including its application to maritime industry operations. With the focus on an applied approach to this critical industry, centred on strategic and analytical thinking, a unique educational experience is provided.

Admission requirements

An undergraduate degree of an Australian higher education institution or the equivalent standard in any other institution and at least two years' work experience; or

A professional qualification such as a Certificate of Competency as Master Class 1 (Unlimited) or Master Class 2 (Unlimited), Engineer Class 1/Chief Engineer (Unlimited) or Engineer Class 2/2nd Engineer (Unlimited) and at least two years' work experience; or

AMC's 3 year J2U Advanced Diploma of Nautical Science or J2W Advanced Diploma of Marine Engineering (or equivalent) and significant industrial experience; or

Graduate Certificate of Applied Science (Specialisation) or a Graduate Certificate in Maritime and Logistics Management or a Graduate Certificate of Maritime Studies; or

If a first degree or professional qualification is not held, candidates may still apply to the Department of Maritime and Logistics Management for consideration as a candidate. These applicants are assessed on their work experience, current managerial responsibilities and any other qualifications; a GMAT assessment may be required.

International students with English as a second language will need to have an IELTS score of 6 (with no band less than 6).

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Program content

  • Management
  • Finance for Decision-Making
  • Business Logistics
  • Industry Research Project

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.

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University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania

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TAS 7001 Hobart

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