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Supply Chain Management, Maritime Studies & Policy Education &  Maritime Law Research in UOW Wollongong, New South Wales

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Founded in 1951, The University of Wollongong (UOW) is a public university with a record of achievement in teaching and research, located in the coastal city of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia which is approximately an hour’s drive south of Sydney. As of 2009, the university had an approximate total of 26,000 students, including over 10,000 international enrollments.

UOW has been recognized by Federal and State Government schemes and by independent analysts as being a leading provider of high quality education and world-class research in Australia. The university was placed in the top two per cent of universities in the world by its performance in three international rankings during 2010: QS World University Rankings 2010; Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities 2010; and Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2010.

The Sydney Business School (SBS) was established in 1997 as an independent faculty that builds on the traditional strength and reputation of the University of Wollongong. SBS offers a range of postgraduate programs, and provide professionally focused executive education programs. SBS deliver the courses from teaching facilities in Wollongong, Sydney CBD and Southern Sydney.

The Faculty of Law at the University of Wollongong was established in 1990. The Faculty has attracted highly qualified staff from Universities in Australia and overseas and from the practice of law, and has also established a reputation for innovative research. A range of postgraduate programs are offered by the Faculty including Masters and Doctorates by research.

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Academic Programs


Maritime Programs

  • Graduate Certificate in Maritime Studies (6 months FT or 1 year PT): The Graduate Certificate in Maritime Studies is designed to meet the early or mid-career education requirements of maritime professionals working in a policy or operational context, or those who intend to pursue a career in a maritime or related field.
  • Master of Maritime Studies (1 year FT or 2 years PT): You will study maritime enforcement, maritime security threats and solutions, marine environmental law, regulation of shipping and marine resources management. You will learn to analyze the legal, political and operational factors that contribute to the development of the law of the sea and maritime policy, and devise solutions to gaps in legal and policy frameworks.
  • Master of Maritime Policy (1 year FT or 2 years PT): This degree provides a broad understanding of the law of the sea, ocean governance and maritime security. You will gain knowledge of areas such as maritime enforcement, maritime security threats and solutions, marine environmental law, regulation of shipping and marine resources management. You will learn to analyze the legal, political and operational factors that contribute to the development of the law of the sea and maritime policy and devise solutions to gaps in legal and policy frameworks.
  • Master of Philosophy (Maritime Laws) (2 years FT or 4 years PT): The Master of Philosophy (Maritime Laws) comprises 24 credit points of coursework and a 72-credit point thesis in the field of maritime law. Advanced standing may be awarded for the coursework component, depending on your academic and professional background, which will determine your appropriate entry point. Prior to applying for admission, please contact a potential ANCORS supervisor whose research interest and expertise aligns with your desired area of study.

Supply Chain Management Programs

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Supply Chain Management) (3 years FT or 6 years PT): After a common first year in business, you can major in Supply Chain Management from your second year. You will gain an overall understanding of supply chain structures and develop an understanding of procurement and inventory management models, the role of enabling technologies within the supply chain, and performance measurements techniques.
  • Master of Science (Supply Chain Management & Project Management) (2 years FT or 4 years PT): This course gives professionals working in logistics, supply chain management, project management, and operations management the knowledge and skills to succeed in a rapidly changing business environment. If you have a Bachelor degree in Business, Engineering, Maths or IT and are interested in learning how to implement a supply chain strategy within an organization and develop skills in forecasting, production and service planning, then this is the right course for you.
  • Master of Science (Supply Chain Management) (1.5 years FT or 3 years PT): This course gives professionals working in logistics, supply chain management and operations management the skills to manage the flow of materials and information within and between organizations and other relevant stakeholders. Students will learn how to diagnose existing processes and supply chains and how to implement a supply chain strategy within an organization.

WOLLONGONG UNIVERSITY Features

Since its inception, the University of Wollongong has awarded over 101,000 degrees and diplomas As at December 2010, it had over 27,000 students enrolled at its onshore and offshore campuses, and attracts students from more than 140 countries 1 The University is a major driver of regional development and one of the largest non-government employers in the Illawarra region, with a total contribution to the regional economy exceeding billion in 2010. The University has active partnerships with nearly 300 other universities in research, teaching and exchange, as well as with major corporations, organizations and government bodies across the globe.

  • Campus: The Wollongong Campus is located on the New South Wales coast, 50 miles south of Sydney and 2 miles from the centre of Wollongong. Sydney Business School operates from two locations: UOW's Innovation Campus in North Wollongong; and the heart of Sydney at 1 Macquarie Place on Circular Quay, situated by iconic Sydney landmarks. Other campuses are: Dubai campus, Shoalhaven Campus and several education centers.
  • Accreditation: UOW is a public institution. Many of the logistics programs are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
  • Research: UOW is one of Australia’s most research intensive universities In 2010, the University was once again placed in the top 2 per cent of research universities in the world in the highly respected Academic Ranking of World Universities (compiled by the Shanghai Rating Consultancy, formerly by Shanghai Jiao Tong University) and the Times Higher Education – QS World University Rankings.
  • Career Central: To facilitate career decision making and its implementation by all students, an accessible and free career counseling service is available to students across all campuses. The center also helps student prepare for a career by activities such as speed interviewing techniques, resume workshops, workplace learning, and careers fair. The center also through its portal helps students to find on-campus jobs.
  • Global Workplace Practice Program: The Certificate in Global Workplace Practice is a free program available for international students who would like assistance in finding a job in Australia following graduation. The program includes job search skills, English language (both workplace based and IELTS focused), workplace culture and the opportunity for a work experience placement at the end of the year.
  • Housing: Many students say one of the best parts of the university experience is living in residence. Rarely will you have the chance to live in a community that has people from so many walks of life and countries. By living @ UOW you will benefit from an environment committed to providing high academic achievement, involvement, development and fun. There several options the students can choose like Campus East, the Graduate House, Guindi, International House, Keiraview, and The Manor.

LAST UPDATED ON Sep 25, 2017

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